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We declare 2019 as the Year of the Staycation

We declare 2019 as the Year of the Staycation

The UK offers limitless opportunities to discover and explore gorgeous countryside, expansive beaches, charming towns and pretty villages crammed full of independent shops and hostelries – not to mention the quirky traditions that emanate from every region. Our carefully curated portfolio of holiday homes has something for everyone in terms of style and budget – each brilliantly located and equipped with everything you need for a refreshing break this year.

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January detox or January retox

January detox or January retox

With twinkling decorations, a vibrant social calendar and the endless popping of corks and mince pies during this time of festive indulgence, we look ahead to January where some amongst us will embrace New Year’s resolutions, whilst others may choose to prolong their celebrations into 2019.

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Northumberland wins GOLD at the British Travel Awards!

Northumberland wins GOLD at the British Travel Awards!

We are delighted to share some wonderful travel news - last night Northumberland won GOLD in the ‘Best UK Holiday County/Destination’ category at the prestigious 2018 British Travel Awards. This win feels extra sweet for the county following four consecutive years in second place!

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The starriest night skies in England

The starriest night skies in England

With the clocks rolling back an hour at the end of the month and crisp nights closing in, now is the time to get ready for one of our favourite nocturnal spectacles; the starriest night skies to be seen anywhere in the country, viewed from the Northumberland International Dark Sky Park.

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Feeling Cosagach?

Feeling Cosagach?

Staying with us this Autumn? It’s the season to embrace invigorating walks and muddy wellies, crackling fires and the aroma of a freshly baked crumble wafting through your Crabtree & Crabtree holiday home. When out and about, the days are bright but can be blustery – so we’ve assembled our favourite local spots which are well worth a visit for a warming dose of Còsagach, the old Gaelic word for that feeling of being snug, sheltered or cosy.

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October treats with a twist of “Cosagach”

October treats with a twist of “Cosagach”

Còsagach, pronounced “kaw-sa-goch”, is the old Gaelic word for feeling snug, sheltered or cosy – the Scottish equivalent of Scandi Hygge - and Autumn is the time of year when it comes into its own in the Borders and north of England. From distillery tours to the Scottish Conker Championships, a plethora of events and activities await that will inject a wholesome dash of Còsagach to your Crabtree & Crabtree holiday.

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