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Inspiration for your family summer holiday

Inspiration for your family summer holiday

In the middle of a long, hot summer we're here to inspire your holiday plans! From horse riding along beautiful beaches to learning essential bush crafts, beat boredom this summer on a Crabtree & Crabtree staycation designed to help families discover new skills outdoors.

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All eyes on: Northumberland Coast AONB

All eyes on: Northumberland Coast AONB

We've noticed the magnificent Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty receiving some well-deserved attention from the national press over the past few weeks. This region is famed for its rugged coastline, unspoilt, quiet sandy beaches, turbulent history and picturesque seaside towns.

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“Hunkering down in the Scottish Borders”

“Hunkering down in the Scottish Borders”

Late last year we were delighted to host blogger and copywriter Hattie West, accompanied by her husband and cute puppy, for a stay at one of our romantic boltholes, The Studio. Read about Hattie's autumnal weekend stay which was filled with "soul-lifting views" and "many a precious pillow hour"!

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Our competition winner's magical stay at Milne Graden

Our competition winner's magical stay at Milne Graden

This year sees the Milne Graden Cottages celebrate their 10th Birthday! In celebration we offered you the chance to win a stay to kick start a year of Milne Graden Magic. Our competition winner Sue, along with her cockapoo Hamish, elected to enjoy 4 nights at West Lodge in May. Read on to hear about Sue's magical stay in her own words...

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Our floral favourites

Our floral favourites

One of our favourite annual events is once again in full swing with the doors to RHS Chelsea Flower Show opening to the public tomorrow. With blooms on the brain we thought it appropriate to focus on the cottages in our collection which boast historically horticultural connections.

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In conversation with the owner of Cranshaws Manse

In conversation with the owner of Cranshaws Manse

Originally the manse house for the local parish, our delectable Cranshaws Manse has been transformed by the owners into a sublime country home. We chatted to the owner Suzie to find out more about this family-friendly holiday home.

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