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Jazz up your summer in musical Mallorca

Jazz up your summer in musical Mallorca

For culture vultures and concert goers wanting to enjoy a summer of sweet music, Mallorca has a rich classical musical heritage which harks back to Frederic Chopin, who regularly visited the island.

Canal boating festivities on the Grand Union Canal

Canal boating festivities on the Grand Union Canal

This spring or summer, combine a narrowboat holiday on the diverse and historic Grand Union Canal – as featured on the BBCs Countryfile last weekend – with a variety of canal boating festivities suggests specialist boating holiday agency, Waterways Holidays.

Guests give thumbs-up to parks group

Guests give thumbs-up to parks group

A major holiday parks group which invites customers to post unedited reviews on its quality of service has received a 94 percent thumbs-up verdict.

Island escapes, Scottish-style

Island escapes, Scottish-style

Make a great escape this spring or summer – staying in a cottage overlooking a deserted beach in a choice of quiet, peaceful Scottish islands including North Uist and the Isle of Harris - courtesy of Scottish cottage agency, Unique Cottages.

Take the whole family on holiday

Take the whole family on holiday

Nearly half of Brits choose to travel with their extended family at least once a year, according to a survey by UK holiday rentals company HomeAway.co.uk.

Beautiful and historic Cornish property available to rent for the first time

Beautiful and historic Cornish property available to rent for the first time

A unique opportunity to stay in a beautiful and historic family home, not normally for holiday rental, is available for the first time this summer through Cornwall Cottages.

New house opening at Shorefield Country Park in July 2013

New house opening at Shorefield Country Park in July 2013

Shorefield Holidays, the family-owned specialist in self-catering holidays, has announced its new luxury accommodation, Warren House, will open on July 26th 2013 at Shorefield Country Park in the New Forest.

An eco-friendly romantic rural retreat

An eco-friendly romantic rural retreat

Romantic retreat Manor House Stables in rural Lincolnshire offers an eco-friendly cosy bolthole – and a chance for couples to learn together too.

Rhossili Bay cottages - close to the Best Beach in Britain

Rhossili Bay cottages - close to the Best Beach in Britain

Tripadvisor’s 2013 survey sees Rhossili on the Gower Peninsula voted best beach in the UK. Good news for holiday cottages in the area and for Sykes Cottages which has a choice of more than a dozen.

How to get the best out of a holiday to Mallorca

How to get the best out of a holiday to Mallorca

With beautiful countryside to explore, endless activities on offer and stunning beaches, it can be hard to know where to start when it comes to visiting Mallorca.

Sleep among the treetops in Brittany

Sleep among the treetops in Brittany

When it comes to truly unique accommodation in an idyllic setting, look no further than Keycamp's tree house accommodation in Brittany, for a fun and novel break this spring.

South West self-catering holiday homes with quirky added extras

And, more importantly, with availability this summer. The hottest properties have a habit of being snapped up not long into a new year by the savvy and super-organised.

Pizza, pasta and Toblerone? A genuine Italian experience

Pizza, pasta and Toblerone? A genuine Italian experience

Italian chefs prepare to give the British public a pizza their mind, as research released today by Italian Country Cottages reveals as many as a third of British holidaymakers are currently mistaking deep pan pizzas as an authentic slice of Italy.

Wales uncovers Rare Hideaways

Wales uncovers Rare Hideaways

Today sees the launch of Rare Hideaways, a unique collection of over 30 top-quality self-catering accommodation found the length and breadth of Wales.

Holidays the weather can't ruin

Holidays the weather can't ruin

Come rain, shine or snow, a holiday on British shores can be enjoyed at any time of year with a pair of boots, woolly hat and a visit to HomeAway.co.uk, the home of holiday rentals.