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Win a brilliant British staycation with Crabtree & Crabtree and Sophie Allport

Win a brilliant British staycation with Crabtree & Crabtree and Sophie Allport

We’ve once again teamed up with our friends at Sophie Allport to offer one lucky winner a £1,000 voucher for a relaxing stay a Crabtree & Crabtree property of their choice, plus £250 to spend on Sophie Allport's heavenly homewares! Read on to find out how to enter.

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Six tips for a stylish summer picnic

Six tips for a stylish summer picnic

We’ve teamed up with quintessential British homewares brand Sophie Allport to share our six top picnic tips for a stylish summer no matter where you are, whether that’s at home in the garden or on a lovely staycation with family and friends.

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A magnificent May half term

A magnificent May half term

If you’re spending May half term in our neck of the woods, it’s likely you’ll be on the lookout for the best ways to keep you and your brood entertained for the week and over the bonus Queen’s Jubilee Bank Holiday Weekend. Luckily, we’ve got a few ideas up our sleeve… from fairy walks and puffin festivals to paddle boarding down the river Tweed, there's something for everyone!

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The best beaches in Britain

The best beaches in Britain

Whether you’re after a bucket and spade break, windswept walks along empty sands, days filled with beach picnics and paddling, or you simply want to find a secluded spot to unwind and soak in the stunning scenery, you’re sure to find the perfect slice of sand here in the North of England and the South of Scotland.

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22 British bucket list destinations for 2022

22 British bucket list destinations for 2022

With summer on the horizon, here at C&C we’ve been busy rounding up the very best sights and experiences to be had around the North of England and the South of Scotland. From magical castles and awe-inspiring stargazing spots to unmissable events and unique wildlife experiences there’s plenty to add to your bucket list. Here’s our top 22 for 2022.

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A dozen of the best family properties for Easter

A dozen of the best family properties for Easter

Whatever is on your Easter wish-list, our portfolio of charming cottages, fantastical follies, tiny homes and spectacular castles offer something for families and couples alike. With kitchens perfect for long Easter Sunday lunches and gardens seemingly designed for intricate Easter egg hunts, egg and spoon races and outdoor fun, they are the perfect base for a fun-filled Easter staycation or a long bank holiday weekend escape.

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