BookCottages.com Blog November 2011


Tourist attractions in Lincolnshire

Monday, 28th November 2011

Lincolnshire, home to the ultimate bucket and spade resort; Skegness. If you like a spot of sand on your UK holidays, then escape the crowds on the south coast and head up to Lincolnshire. Rent one of our UK holiday cottages and discover Lincolnshire's glorious coastline, tranquil countryside and vibrant cities. From a Flake 99 on Skegness Pier to afternoon tea in a stately home, Lincolnshire self catering holidays have something for everyone.

Burghley House - Stamford
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POSTED BY: RACHAEL



Northamptonshire Tourist Attractions

Tuesday, 22nd November 2011

Of the many Midland counties teeming with theme parks, renowned ancient monuments and Royal retreats, Northamptonshire in the East is by far the most overlooked. Comprising an area of over 900 square miles, Northamptonshire is larger than many give it credit - it's municipal market town of Northampton alone inhabited by over 200,000 people. The county town is famed for it's abundance of historical architecture, including protected sites such as the Northampton Medieval Synagogue and the rotund Church of the Holy Sepulchre, yet also for it's market plaza - one of the largest in England. For the culture vulture, there's plenty more just waiting to be discovered! Cottages in Northamptonshire.

 

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POSTED BY: LISA



Traditional Cornish foods

Monday, 14th November 2011

 

Don't just limit yourself to cream teas next time you're down in Cornwall. If you're renting one of our cottages in Cornwall on your UK holidays, then there's plenty of local produce to savour. Luckily there's also lots of walking to be had - over the moors, along the coast - so your waistline doesn't have to suffer!

Mining marvel
Where better to start than with the humble Cornish Pasty? Much imitated, but never better... Read More ->

POSTED BY: RACHAEL



Museums in Wales

Monday, 7th November 2011

If you're a culture vulture thinking of taking UK holidays, Wales is a great bet. It may be small in size, but the Principality is packed full of museums and exhibitions. Cardiff apartments are great for exploring the capital and all its artistic offerings. But it's not just in the bright city lights that you'll find museums; take a self-catering holiday in Wales and you'll discover galleries around pretty much every corner. If you're renting one of our cottages in Wales for your UK holiday this year, be sure to check out our pick of museums in Wales before you check in.

St Fagans: Natural History Museum - Read More ->

POSTED BY: RACHAEL



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