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Farm shops on the Isle of Wight

Take a whistle stop tour of the island, popping into our favourite farm shops to give you the inside story of where to pick up the best island goods.

Liz Arnell

Things to do in Burnham-on-Sea

The town has one of the longest stretches of sand in Europe with seven miles of glorious beaches including the beautiful locations of Brean Down and the famous Lighthouse spot.

Tasha H

Best Car Boot Sales in South Devon

When on holiday with my family I always like to visit a market or car boot sale if I can, to find that elusive treasure from a different part of the world to take home.

Philip Eley

The Somerset Cider Farm

You can’t really go to Somerset and not visit one of the regions cider farms, now can you? Land’s End Farm in Mudgley is one of the best.

Kylie Barton

Things to do in Ryde

I hadn’t thought much about having a holiday in Ryde before I spent the day there but I was really surprised by what it has to offer.

Liz Arnell

Cornish Christmas gifts

Be inspired by local makers and make your Christmas gifts a little more Cornish this year.

Abby D

Things to do in Poole

One not-so-touristy spot on the coast of Dorset which has a quaint charm worth spending a few days getting to know, is Poole.

Becky Bye

A couple's day out in Bristol

Bristol is full of cute little coffee shops, artisan bakers, and unique eateries perfect for a tete a tete.

Kylie Barton

Things to do in Wareham

Wareham is a beautiful old town with literary connections and a great place to stop to break up a long journey, or spend a few days if you are heading down towards the coast.

Becky Bye

Things to do in Shaldon

Shaldon is a fantastic village facing an attractive estuary with a small village charm but also a good range of shops, pubs and cafes. It lies in a sheltered valley and stares out at the larger town of Teignmouth which it is connected to by a bridge and a ferry.

Philip Eley

Things to do in Looe

Want bucket loads of seaside charm? Head to Looe! Whether you decide to base yourself here, or pop over for a day trip, there are plenty of things to do to keep you busy here.

Abby D

Things to do in Glastonbury

Now you may have heard of this small town because of its famous music festival, but Glastonbury has so much more to offer all year round and is particularly good for shopping.

Kylie Barton

Things to do in Godshill

A pretty chocolate box village on the south of the island. Godshill makes for a quaint day enjoying cream teas and pretty pubs, it’s also a great base for walking out into the Isle of Wight countryside.

Kayleigh Hardy

Things to do in Lulworth Cove

If you’re after a coastal day out in Dorset, but fancy something a little more adventurous than Lyme Regis or Swanage, then Lulworth Cove is for you.

Becky Bye

Family things to do in Eastleigh

Situated just a few miles from Southampton, this small market town, has lots of hidden gems to keep you and your little ones amused for a day. There are lots of things to do in Eastleigh.

Kylie Barton

A romantic day out in Bath

Enjoy all Bath has to offer – which is a lot! I will walk you through my choice of locations for a date day out in Bath.

Kylie Barton

Market day in Hampshire

Whilst on holiday in a Hampshire cottage you will be sure to want to stock up on local produce to sample during your time with us. I don’t know about you, but one of my favourite things to do as a couple is go to a good country market and a car boot sale. Such a day out is pretty much a relationship goal, it is so simple, yet so enjoyable.

Kylie Barton

Things to do in Weston-super-Mare

With a perfect mix of culture, heritage and adventure, Weston-super-Mare is perfect for anyone looking to enjoy a slice of traditional beach fun paired with an abundance of things to do.

Tasha H

Things to do in St Austell

When you think of a typical Cornish holiday, you probably won’t think of St Austell. But this historic town is well worth a wander and offers plenty of things to do as well as fantastic access to some of the best beaches in the whole county.

Abby D

Things to do in Kingsbridge

Kingsbridge is an attractive market town in its own right, but it is most often seen as a good base from which to explore the spectacular surrounding area of South Hams.

Philip Eley