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Reimagining self-catered luxury

Reimagining self-catered luxury

As we shake off our lockdown lethargy and look optimistically to a post-COVID world, Crabtree & Crabtree is coyly revealing itself as the vanguard of contemporary travel. Never before have the benefits of travelling within the UK and staying in a self-contained home been more highly prized. The very definition of luxury travel has been fundamentally altered. And, with a handpicked portfolio of luxurious self-catered holiday cottages dotted across the North East of England and South of Scotland, C&C has been ready for this moment all its life.

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Q&A: Ginger House Garden

Q&A: Ginger House Garden

With Britain blooming during lockdown, we have lavished attention on the green spaces around us and found our gardens and window boxes to be a horticultural haven. Sisters Steph and Ali Mills are the green-fingered ‘keepers’ of Ginger House Garden where they grow and harvest a wealth of beautiful, seasonal fresh flowers and foliage. Part of a move away from mass imported flowers towards homegrown, seasonal British blooms, their flower fields are the centre of their smallholding on the English/Scottish border.

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Gardens for the daydreamers

Gardens for the daydreamers

The month of May rolls around, and, like clockwork, we have blooms on the brain and find ourselves inspired by the diversity of the gardens on offer at our handpicked holiday homes and cottages. As our minds wander into the landscape of daydreams more often than usual, we have collected some of our holiday cottages where the gardens boast far-reaching views, providing plenty of botanical wanderlust.

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Lockdown luxuries and the future of travel

Lockdown luxuries and the future of travel

As we look tentatively to a post-lockdown Blighty, we ponder how COVID-19 has changed our perception of luxury, and how we'll travel in post-Coronavirus times.

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In the nude: natural and neutral interiors

In the nude: natural and neutral interiors

With busy modern lives filled with distractions, it’s no wonder that a calm and considered décor scheme of welcoming neutrals is as in demand as ever. Far from bland, these holiday cottages flaunt interiors of structured simplicity which are at once classically understated, inviting, and relaxed. Interest is added with layers of textures, greenery, and delicate patterns. Read on to enjoy a nosy round the neutral classics in our collection.

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Three cheers for our key workers

Three cheers for our key workers

We wanted to take a moment to thank you for your ongoing support and understanding as we navigate through these challenging times. We’re delighted to be giving back and saying a big thank you by offering each of our wonderful UK-based key workers the chance to win a 3-night or 4-night short break at The Boathouse.

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