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Spark your staycation inspiration this February

Spark your staycation inspiration this February

The month of February brings many an opportune moment to celebrate with those closest to you. From enjoying fun-filled half term holidays with your family to making the most of Valentine’s Day falling on a Friday and planning a weekend brimming with romantic gestures with your beau, we’re here to boost the spirits and spark your staycation inspiration.

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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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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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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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A marvellous May half term

A marvellous May half term

Doesn't it feel like spring has finally sprung with Britain bursting into bloom and freckle-covered faces aplenty! The fast-approaching May half term offers the opportunity for families to escape together for some pre-summer adventures.

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Guest blog: Have a great day out at the Baillie Gifford Borders Book Festival in Melrose

Guest blog: Have a great day out at the Baillie Gifford Borders Book Festival in Melrose

Stars of stage, screen and literature will be in the Scottish Borders from the 15 to 18 June at the Baillie Gifford Borders Book Festival in Melrose...

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