Countryside

Artistic inspiration

Artistic inspiration

The glorious land and seascapes of Northumberland, the Scottish Borders and East Lothian have long provided inspiration for those with an artistic spirit and desire to create. This is an area flowing with creativity through its talents in arts, crafts and textiles. we explore the artistic histories of three Crabtree & Crabtree cottages that’ll ignite your imagination and have you reaching for your paintbrushes.

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Win a family friendly stay with C&C Tots

Win a family friendly stay with C&C Tots

Enter our exciting competition offering you the chance to win a family friendly stay at the wonderful South Lodge, Twizell Estate in celebration of our C&C Tots collection and ongoing partnership with Babease, the baby weaning experts. (Entries now closed.)

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A 'travel expert but parenting novice' stays at South Lodge

A 'travel expert but parenting novice' stays at South Lodge

Self confessed 'travel expert but parenting novice' Gaby Le Breton tells us about her stay at one of our C&C Tots properties, the beautifully presented South Lodge, Twizell Estate in Northumberland. C&C Tots is a portfolio of holiday homes which are specifically equipped with the essentials that babies or toddlers need. With a supply of Babease in the larder, you're all set for an easy-peasy family friendly holiday with Crabtree & Crabtree!

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Splendid summer staycations for you and your family

Splendid summer staycations for you and your family

The summer holidays are fast approaching, bringing with them ample opportunity for adventure and magical memory-making in Northumberland, the Scottish Borders and East Lothian. Whether it’s a seaside stroll beside fairy tale castles or finding fluffy new friends high in the hills, our beautiful region offers fun for tots, teens and everyone in between. Prepare to blow away the cobwebs, experience Swallows and Amazons style adventures and fully embrace your downtime together. Allow us to share some of our favourite activities.

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Botanical inspiration

Botanical inspiration

In homage to horticultural design we showcase the diversity of the gardens at our handpicked holiday homes and cottages. From wildflower meadows and winding woodland walks to structured planting and pretty bunting-clad summerhouses, your wildest garden dreams become reality during a stay with us. Whatever your summer style, find your botanical inspiration from our selected highlights.

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Spring has sprung

Spring has sprung

As we spend time foraging for wild garlic along the banks of the Tweed, new-born lambs frolic on unsteady legs and the daylight stretches a touch longer into the evenings, the signs are clear – the winter months are over, and spring has most definitely sprung. With the arrival of the season of new beginnings, we’re certain you’ll find yourself inspired by a selection of our holiday homes and cottages with secret (and not-so-secret!) past lives.

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