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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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Colourful autumnal escapes

Colourful autumnal escapes

As the turn of the season approaches this weekend our thoughts move to crisp autumn walks, family board games in front of the fire, long bubble baths and new adventures in the countryside. We focus on some of the best places to enjoy the bright hues of autumn this season...

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Summer in the city: Edinburgh Festivals

Summer in the city: Edinburgh Festivals

Ahh, August. A month of drawn out evenings, after-work sea swims, jolly barbecues with friends and, if you’re in our area, jaunts a little further north to the city of Edinburgh to spend time soaking-up the buzz of the four festivals which will be taking place in the city over the next few weeks!

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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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