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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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In conversation with the owner of Walltown Byre

In conversation with the owner of Walltown Byre

When Sabina Forwood inherited a 17th-century byre set in 700 acres of rolling Northumberland countryside complete with resident cows, her first thought was one we could all take inspiration from. “If you’re lucky enough to have something this special, I believe you should share it with others.” We spoke to Sabina to discover more about the newest addition to our portfolio, Walltown Byre.

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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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“Hunkering down in the Scottish Borders”

“Hunkering down in the Scottish Borders”

Late last year we were delighted to host blogger and copywriter Hattie West, accompanied by her husband and cute puppy, for a stay at one of our romantic boltholes, The Studio. Read about Hattie's autumnal weekend stay which was filled with "soul-lifting views" and "many a precious pillow hour"!

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A day in the life of... Thirlestane Castle's Housekeeper

A day in the life of... Thirlestane Castle's Housekeeper

As 2017 is Scotland's Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology, we asked the Housekeeper at Thirlestane Castle (home of The Lauderdale Apartment) to tell us about a day in her life...

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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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