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Cornwall and Devon

Cornwall and Devon are very popular areas of the UK to spend a self-catering country holiday. With a stunning coastline, beautiful countryside, a traditional English seaside feel and plenty to see and do, Cornwall and Devon are the perfect location for many people looking for a holiday destination in England.

People often say its hard not to fall in love with Cornwall or Devon, some people have happy childhood seaside memories, others have exciting teenage surfing holiday memories, but all are now hooked and return year after year for their fix of the sea, sun and sensational countryside.

Situated on a peninsula at the very south west of England, Cornwall has some of the most amazing coastline surrounding the county, providing you with a huge selection of beaches, bays and marinas to explore.

Some of the most popular attractions and most interesting are listed below:

Cornish Birds of Prey Centre Active-8 Cornwall Eden Project
Poldark Mine Northwood Water Gardens Flambards
The Extreme Academy Chysauster Ancient Village Lappa Valley Steam Railway
Pendennis Castle National Maritime Museum Truro Cathedral
Tintagel Castle Blue Reef Aquarium Tregenna Castle Gardens
Healey's Cornish Cyder Farm Adventure Clydesdale Coronation Park and Boating Lake


Devon is also a great place to spend a holiday, boasting two beautiful national parks, Exmoor and Dartmoor and plenty of amazing sights to take in you will find something for all the family to enjoy. Devon is also home to the Jurassic coast which has been awarded natural world heritage status because of the multiple dinosaur fossils that have been discovered here and are still continuing to be discovered. To find some interesting places to visit whilst on your self-catering luxury log cabin holiday in Devon, why not check out some of these attractions:

Pennywell Farm Paignton Zoo National Marine Aquarium
River Dart Adventure Bygones Victorian Street Castle Drogo
Rosemoor Gardens Powderham Castle Morwellham Quay museum
Dartington Crystal Living Coasts Crealy Adventure park
Plymouth Ski and Snowboard Centre Canonteign Falls Fursdon House
Buckland Abbey World of Country life Bicton Park Botanical Gardens

As well as the amazing attractions and places of interest listed above, both Cornwall and Devon are home to hundreds of beautiful beaches, bays, coves and harbours which make fantastic places to visit for a day out. They are both counties that are abundant with countryside, parks, gardens and wonderful natural beauty so do take time to appreciate the wonders that surround you and your luxury log cabin holiday home.


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Norfolk is a great county to visit in England much of the year round, especially to enjoy a self-catering luxury log cabin holiday. Home to miles of unspoiled coastline, fantastic nature reserves, beautiful wildlife and amazing picturesque villages and towns you will find plenty to see, do and explore on your holiday in Norfolk.

There are fantastic seaside resorts such as Great Yarmouth, the amazing city of Norwich and of course the Norfolk broads.

To find somewhere exciting to spend a day out whilst on your wonderful luxury log cabin holiday in Norfolk why not take a look at our list of popular attractions and places of interest:


Searles Sea Tours Pensthrope Nature reserve and Gardens Church Farm
Merrivale Model Village Sutton Pottery Pleasurewood Hills Family Theme Park
Norwich Cathedral Swaffham Museum Blackfriars Brewery
Oxburgh Hall Cromer Museum Bircham Windmill
Amazona Zoo Redwings Horse Sanctuary Dragon Hall

Of course, there is plenty more attractions and activities for you to get stuck into whether it be walking, cycling, climbing, sailing, fishing or horse riding. There is also many areas of Norfolk that are worth visiting, such as Sheringham and Cromer beaches which have been awarded the blue flag or Wells-next-the-sea or even the Norfolk broads and rivers.




The Cotswolds

The Cotwolds is a large area of gentle hillsides and sleepy, typically English villages in the west of England about the same size as greater Tokyo. It contains famous cities such as Bath as well as beautiful towns such as Cheltenham and of course hundreds of delightful villages. The cots wolds is famous for its use of the honey-coloured limestone used in all its building work which brings a sense of togetherness to the look of the Cotswolds. It is an area famous for its wool trade with the picturesque image of woolly sheep on a hill being a significant image of the Cotwolds throughout time. The riches made from the high quality wool often lead to the building of some fine houses and beautiful churches which are scattered throughout this area of Gloucestershire. When it comes to finding things to see and do there is plenty to choose from:

Cotswold Perfumery Mill Dene Garden The Model Village
Blenheim Palace Roman Baths Gordon Russell Design Museum
Hidcote Manor Garden Painswick Rococo Garden Matara Garden of Well being

As well as these fantastic attractions there is plenty for you to see and explore in the Cotswolds whether you fancy walking, cycling, or horse riding. In an area with such rich history and natural beauty it is no wonder that getting out and about may be at the top of your agenda so why not take a stroll along one of the fantastic walks, such as the Romantic road which are tours that demonstrate the romantic side of the Cotswolds.


North west

The Lake District

The Lake district is England's largest national park and home to the Scafell Pike, its highest mountain, Wastwater, its deepest lake and some beautiful towns and villages such as Keswick and Bowness-on- Windermere. No wonder it is one of the most popular places to spend a self-catering log cabin retreat. The Lake district is a great place to spend a holiday if you plan on being active, with so much to explore and some breathtaking views to experience it is well worth getting out and about, whether that be on the many varied walks in the park, cycling or horse riding. Of course the lakes also provide extensive activities for you and your companions to get stuck into, such as hiring a rowing boat, a sailing dingy or canoe. On the other hand the lake district also offers a great selection of attractions and places of interest to visit:

Howk Bobbin Mill Force Cragg Mine Castlerigg Stone Circle
High Street Roman Road Dalemain Historic House Haweswater Dam
Shap Abbey Springs Bloomery Brantwood Barkpeeler's Hut
Coniston Copper Mines Adventure Hub World of Beatrix Potter





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Spring will be early this year

A mild winter has meant that life has been easier for wildlife this year. Flowers continued to bloom long beyond their usual periods in the sheltered parts of southern England.

It is predicted that spring will be early this year. Those young green shoots and emerging leaves are welcome after the grey skies of winter. Spring in the UK is one of the most pleasant times of year, good for country walks and sightseeing in cities.

Interesting Log cabin Facts:

  • Americans have retained a fond affection for log cabins, especially for holidays in forests and around lakes. The pioneers built the first log cabins in America and they continue to have a special place in people's hearts.
  • The high insluation properties of wood make it an admirable material to use for houses in cold countries. It's qualities are well suited for holiday homes which need to be warm and sound proof.
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