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A Great British Baking holiday

A Great British Baking holiday

Once again amateur chefs and bakers across the country are ironing out the aprons, dusting off recipe books and oiling the rolling pins as The Great British Bake Off returns for a fifth season.

Unique Spanish hideaways

British travellers are continuing to help swell Spain’s visitor numbers, with 6.5 million British tourists having travelled to Spain in the first six months of 2014. The UK is currently the largest source of international visitors to the country, accounting for just over 23% of the total – an increase of 5.8%.

Summer family holidays in the South West

With over 800 properties across Cornwall, Dorset, Devon and Somerset, Classic Cottages has some last minute deals and late availability on some of its newest and most appealing coastal and country holiday homes this summer, including:

More Rare Hideaways discovered in Wales

More Rare Hideaways discovered in Wales

Rare Hideaways, Wales’ collection of self-catering accommodation to be found the length and breadth of the country, has just added two more gems to the collection - the Ty Mawr Collection, located in the Brecon Beacons National Park and Hunter Lodges, luxurious, four-bedroomed properties in the grounds of the World famous Celtic Manor golf resort.

Family Whitsun escape to Wales

Family Whitsun escape to Wales

Rare Hideaways still has some availability for families looking to escape during the Whitsun half term break at the end of May.

Glamping in Cornwall

Glamping in Cornwall

Haven holidays Perran Sands family holiday park is set amidst Cornwall's largest dune system and nestled amongst the dunes are a number of Glamping options.

Rare Hideaways finds 10 more hidden gems

Rare Hideaways finds 10 more hidden gems

The team at Rare Hideaways – the finest collection of self-catering accommodation to be found the length and breadth of Wales – have been scouring the country over the last 12 months and have discovered 10 new properties which have been added to the 2014/15 brochure, taking the total number of ‘invitation only’ members to 37.

Holidaymakers can do Cannes with Eurocamp

For anyone wanting to join the film industry’s elite for the 67th Cannes Film Festival this May, a break with Eurocamp offers the ideal way to get in on the action - with seven nights staying at the outdoor holiday specialist’s nearby Cap Esterel holiday village from just £530 per party.

House parties with Spain-holiday.com

With such an extensive selection of properties to be found on Spain-holiday.com, perhaps this is the year to arrange a house party with family or friends? From architect-designed properties to traditional country houses and from contemporary mountain retreats to sleek modern designs, there is something to suit every taste and budget.

A winter wonderland all of your own

A winter wonderland all of your own

The stunning 5 star Isle of Eriska Hotel, Spa and Island is located just off the West Coast Highlands of Scotland, a two hour drive from Glasgow.

Avoid winter heating hikes with a long stay holiday to Spain

Avoid winter heating hikes with a long stay holiday to Spain

Here's a novel way of avoiding soaring energy costs this winter - escape the cold with a long stay holiday in Spain.

Luxury penthouse apartments unveiled at Windermere Marina Village

Luxury penthouse apartments unveiled at Windermere Marina Village

Exclusive new waterside penthouses boasting glorious views of Northern England’s largest inland marina will be welcoming their first guests from January 2014.

Hip Chalets goes piste side

Hip Chalets goes piste side

Hip Chalets, the luxury ski chalet specialist, is delighted to introduce their newest and exclusive guest property the ski-in / ski-out Chalet de la Gliere.

Grand Cornish properties worth a celebration

Enjoy an extra-special break with family and friends in one of Boutique Retreats’ larger, wow-factor self-catering properties.

Magical West Country Christmas Markets

Magical West Country Christmas Markets

Christmas in the West Country is a magical time to visit with the beautiful scenery often dusted with snow. Christmas parades and markets spring up across the region crammed with stalls selling unusual Christmas gifts, along with spectacular entertainment and a chance to sample local produce.