Love a luxe break? A sucker for heritage holiday rentals? Or is it all about the location? They all have their place but, for pure fun value, there’s little that can beat a really quirky stay. The Muddy editors in counties from Devon to Norfolk, Kent to Warwickshire (& Cornwall too of course), have each found two brilliant, alternative properties with which to whet your travel appetite.Read more
Category: Self catering
One of the big benefits of Muddy tottering its way into so many counties (er, 17 since you asked!) is that we have a raft of on-the-ground experts, squirrelling out the coolest, most useful stuff for the rest of us to plunder. Case in point – beach houses. Thought about renting one this summer? Yeah me too. So allow me to lay before you a sandy smorgasbord from the Muddy regional editors – 14 beautiful beach properties for the bucket and spade brigade.Read more
We are beach lovers all here in Kernow but even Cornish folk sometimes need a change of scene right? Well, how about an inland lake or river holiday as an alternative? The Muddy editors who happen go to be landlocked (*sob**) have scoured their counties for some stonking rental properties with their own little piece of liquid heaven to tempt you throughout spring and summer. Any of these take your fancy?Read more
Whether you’re planning a luxe escape in Cornwall or fancy a peek into some of the county’s most sought-after holiday homes, read on for some seaside property inspiration.Read more
I’ve always been a bit of a gypsy at heart and spent most of my summer holidays as a child barefoot, muddy and knickerless, camping in the New Forest. So I’m right at home with rustic accommodation. When I heard about the gorgeous glamping shepherds huts at Melody Farm between Falmouth and Truro a few weeks back I jumped at the chance to try them out.
Tim and Brigitte Kemp bought Melody Farm in 2010, moving from Kent, with a vision of creating a zero carbon holiday destination.Read more
Ah Marhamchurch! I’ve driven past you on the Atlantic highway like a million times without knowing you were even there. And that’s sort of the point of The Lodge at Penleaze – it’s a totally secret bolt hole on the outskirts of this charming village- oops there goes my big mouth. Well it was a secret – but still secluded, with private views for miles (1.5 to be exact, which is how far away it is from the bodacious Bude) and no nosy neighbours.Read more