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DO: An Apple a Day …

An Apple a Day ...

Apple (cider) lovers rejoice. It’s that time of year when we wrap up warm, gather together a group of good friends and head to the Applefest at Middle Farm, the annual celebration of English apples. Taking place on Saturday 19th and … Continue reading →

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SLEEP: Honeystone Manor, Oxfordshire

If you want to escape to the country and live in the lap of luxury, Honeystone Manor, an exclusive country retreat close to Burford in the heart of the Cotswolds, is the perfect place for you. For one weekend only … Continue reading →

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The Scarlet Hotel, Mawgan Porth, Cornwall

The Scarlet hotel, Mawgan Porth, Cornwall

We were lucky enough to visit Cornwall’s Scarlet Hotel recently. After packing our flip-flops, wet suits and eye masks, we jumped in the car and arrived at Mawgan Porth on the North Cornwall coast with plenty of time for an … Continue reading →

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Vintage Vacations, Isle of Wight

Vintage Vacations, Isle of Wight

After a particularly dismal camping trip to Cornwall last August we swore we’d never camp again. That was, until Vintage Vacations came along. It’s still camping, yes, but somehow the thought of snuggling up in a vintage Airstream caravan under … Continue reading →

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Lovely Lewes

Lovely Lewes

Just 15 minutes away from Brighton by train, Lewes is an atmospheric market town that’s well worth a visit. Nestling at the foot of the South Downs, the town is home to the now legendary Bill’s Café, Harveys Brewery, antique … Continue reading →

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Escape to Cuckfield

Escape to Cuckfield

We were lucky enough to visit Ockenden Manor this week for a special birthday treat. Located in Cuckfield (a 20-minute drive from Brighton) and part of the Historic Sussex Hotels group, this beautiful Elizabethan manor house oozes charm and history. … Continue reading →

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