Category Archives: holiday cottage

International Plastic Bag Free Day

We don’t normally blog about things that are seen as contentious, however, today is International Plastic Bag Free Day and I think most of us have seen the harrowing pictures that have been shown on TV recently about the effect … Continue reading

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Growing Your Own

As some of you may know, we like to grow our own fruit and veg her at Layhead, and June is usually pretty busy for us. Each year we have a plentiful supply of soft fruit from our well established … Continue reading

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Holiday Cottage Owners Don’t Just Work….

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Cherry Blossoms

Although it might be slightly late in the season to write about one of my favourite trees, some are still in bloom around the world. The Cherry Blossom is a sign that spring has arrived at last. Its beautiful flowers … Continue reading

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National Roast Leg of Lamb Day.

Whether it is a celebration day from across the pond or not, I think Roast Leg of Lamb Day should be a definite day of celebration in the UK. After all, roast lamb is one of THE traditional roasts you … Continue reading

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Packing with Baby

We thought we’d have a bit of fun this week and have put together an infographic showing what it’s like to pack for your holidays whilst baby is around.  Hope you enjoy it! Click on the image to get a … Continue reading

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Spring Chicken

If you’ve been following our blog for a while now, you’ll know we love to try out different recipes and use as much local produce as possible. Here is a really easy springtime recipe for you to try without any … Continue reading

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