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New Year champagne cocktail recipes

Champagne - the king of New Year drinks. Here are two of my favourite cocktails to get your party started in 2017.

New Year in Dorset

Explore Dorset during your down time over Christmas and New Year. A much better use of your holiday time than staying in and watching TV - that's what catch up is for.

New Year in Somerset

See the sights of Somerset this Christmas and New Year by exploring some of the best bits the county has to offer in the winter.

New Year in Hampshire

Spend that time between Christmas and New Year making the most of your holiday in Hampshire. Here are some ideas to get you started on things to do to relax over the festive period.

Remote cottages to get away from it all

A collection of some of our most remote properties. Perfect for those who want to get away from it all this Christmas and New Year.

New Year in Devon

Christmas and New Year in Devon is a wonderful time to get out and explore all that the county has to offer. Here are some of our favourite activities for that quiet time between partying and socialising.

New Year in Cornwall

The festivities have come to a close but there are still plenty of places to explore across Cornwall. Make the most of your stay in the county with some of our favourite activities to do at New Year.

Simple Christmas biscuit recipes for kids

Enjoy the freedom of a self catering cottage by letting the kids loose in the kitchen with these festive (and easy) recipes. Just be prepared for the amount of sweet treats you'll have to try.

Cottages with tennis courts

If you've been inspired by Andy Murray's recent ascent to the world number one title, why not book a cottage with a tennis court for spring or summer? Practice your backhand lob in the privacy of your own garden.

Christmas and New Year celebrations in Somerset

It's time to pop the champagne and pour yourself a glass of fizz after all your hard work this year. Celebrate Christmas and New Year in Somerset with these events.

A short break in Burley, New Forest

After a weekend away in the New Forest, you’ll feel bright eyed and bushy tailed for your return home and back to reality.

Philleigh Way Cookery School venison recipe

A brief but beautiful recipe from Philleigh Way cookery school based in the Roseland in Cornwall. Perfect for making an impact on your guests for Christmas and New Year.

December events in Dorset

A round up of what's going on in Dorset to keep you busy this December.

December events in Somerset

Bask in the glow of Christmas lights whilst you take in all the festive sights and sounds of Somerset this December.