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Cumbria’s many castles and stately homes

While the Lake District is often known for its breathtaking scenery and abundance of exhilarating outdoor activities, sometimes there’s nothing …

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Introducing our new Scandinavian wood-fired hot tubs

Our new hand crafted Eco-Tubs are not only more economical than our original hot tubs, they’re also beautiful to look at! As we begin rolling …

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The history of Cornwall

From exploring ancient ruins and learning about local myths and legends, to discovering how time has shaped the Cornish landscape, there are …

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Whitbarrow wins Cumbria Tourism Award

Now in their 16th year, the Cumbria Tourism Awards celebrate the very best of Cumbria’s £2.9 billion visitor economy and cover everything from …

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The best beaches in Ayrshire

Believe it or not, one of the best things about Scotland is its beaches. From mile-wide sandy bays to secluded rocky coves, Ayrshire is home to …

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The top 6 gardens in Cornwall

From rugged coastlines to stunning countryside, one of the best things about Cornwall has to be its remarkable scenery. And while Cornwall’s …

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Top 5 family activities in South Cornwall

With so many things to see and do, Cornwall really is one of the best places to spend quality time together as a family. Plus, the great thing …

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June in The Lakes: a month of festivals

June in the Lake District spells several things: beautiful weather, stunning scenery and festivals galore! From the famous Keswick Mountain …

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Spring Bank Holiday events near Brunston

If you’re in search of some exciting and memorable things to see and do this spring bank holiday, look no further. From the popular Burnsfringe …

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Britain’s favourite walks: Lake District top 5

Earlier this year, Britain’s favourite walking routes were revealed in ITV’s ‘Britain’s Favourite Walks: Top 100’. …

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A day trip to the town of Padstow

Cornwall is home to countless towns and fishing villages that are steeped in history and charm. However, if you’re planning a trip to Clowance or …

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The best bluebell walks in Cornwall

Nothing says spring like acres of woodland blooming with wildflowers and there’s no better place to see bluebells than in Cornwall. The county is …

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Exploring the Lake District by water

From peaceful lakes surrounded by dramatic mountain scenery to thundering waterfalls hidden in enchanting woodland, the Lake District boasts one …

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Why spring is the best time to visit Scotland

Spring is one of the best times of year to visit Scotland. Not only is the landscape looking its most beautiful, but between the months of April …

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9 pictures that sum up spring in Cornwall

Spring really does bring out the best in Cornwall. Between the months of March and June, the county truly comes alive, and you’ll be treated to …

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5 Reasons to visit the Isle of Arran

Just last year, the Isle of Arran was named one of the seven best islands in the world by CNN Travel and it’s easy to see why. Heather-clad …

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Easter in the Lake District

Easter is the perfect time to visit the Lake District. Not only does the beautiful Lakeland scenery come to life in the springtime, but there are …

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10 Things to do on a rainy day in Cornwall

The great thing about South Cornwall is that come rain or shine, you are never short of things to do. Here’s our round up of the top tourist …

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Family of seven begin their round the world trip at Burn

 Faye and Matthew Gooding and their five sons have recently sold their home and possessions to embark on the adventure of a lifetime. And where …

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6 things to do on a couple’s break to Keswick

Come rain or shine, the Lake District is one of the most romantic places in the UK and the perfect place to spend some quality time together. …

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What’s on at Brunston in 2018

When you visit Brunston, you can discover Ayrshire’s charming seaside towns, wide-open countryside, islands, castles and country homes. If the …

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What’s on at Clowance in 2018

From spectacular sandy beaches to whitewashed fishing villages, it’s no wonder that Cornwall is one of the UK’s favourite family holiday …

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What’s on at Whitbarrow in 2018

The Lake District is the perfect place to enjoy an action-packed break with family and friends, but did you know that there are endless …

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What’s on at Burn in 2018

With its mile-wide bays, beautiful sandy beaches and amazing attractions, Cornwall is the perfect place to visit any time of year. Burn plays …

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Reasons to visit the Galloway Forest Park

The Galloway Forest Park, often referred to as ‘the Highlands of the Lowlands’,  is home to 300 square miles of magnificent scenery, amazing …

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Top 6 reasons to visit the Eden Project this summer

The Eden Project is one of Britain’s best-loved visitor attractions, and for good reason. From the beautiful collections of plants and …

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The best places to eat in Cornwall

One of the best things about holidaying in Cornwall is the fabulous food. From fresh, locally-caught seafood and tasty tapas to hearty Sunday …

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Top 8 photographs of winter in The Lake District

With its acres of unspoilt landscapes, dramatic fells and glittering lakes, the Lake District is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful …

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Why winter is the best time to visit Cornwall

Bude is one of the most popular seaside towns in Cornwall – and for good reason. From the beautiful beaches and amazing selection of shops, …

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Romance in the Lakes

From the picture-perfect landscapes which inspired some of Britain’s greatest writers to the quaint market towns brimming with history and …

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Burns Night celebrations in Ayrshire

Each year on the 25th January, Scots come together to celebrate Burns Night – a series of festivities to commemorate the life and works of …

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Bude named ‘Best UK Coastal Town’ at the 2017 British Travel Awards

The seaside town of Bude, home to the beautiful Burn resort, recently scooped the silver award for ‘Best UK Coastal Town’ at the 2017 British …

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The story behind our new brand

With a new year approaching and exciting development plans in the pipeline, we felt there was no better time to refresh our brand image and …

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10 of the most beautiful photographs of Scotland

From beautiful sandy beaches and amazing architecture to stunning lakes and mountains, at Brunston, we’re lucky enough to have some of the UK’s …

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The history of Kendal

The popular market town of Kendal is often associated with the climbers’ favourite, Kendal Mint Cake. However, the town also has a fascinating …

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Top things to do in Truro

Truro is Cornwall’s only city, and not only is it just half an hour from Clowance, it’s a place steeped in history and culture. So if you feel …

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Hogmanay & New Year in Scotland

While the rest of us celebrate New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, the Scots ring in the new year with their own festivities. Hogmanay, the term …

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Gin Making in Bude

Think of Cornwall’s reputation for locally produced food and drink and there’s a good chance it’s pasties, ice cream, cream teas and even our …

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Dylan Thomas’ Laugharne

There aren’t many places in Laugharne that can’t claim to have some connection with the poet Dylan Thomas. The spirit of Thomas is everywhere but …

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Christmas in The Lakes

Now the nights are drawing in and the leaves are falling fast, our plans for Christmas at Whitbarrow are in full swing. And there’s a few things …

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Christmas in Cornwall

The clocks have gone back and the John Lewis TV ad has hit the screens. It must be nearly Christmas! Our plans for Christmas at Clowance are well …

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Rock pools and rock formations: explore Bude’s fascinating beaches

When the tide goes out on Bude’s wonderful beaches it leaves long stretches of golden sand that are ideal for an autumn walk. But head back …

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We’re celebrating National Tree week!

The last week of November is National Tree Week – the UK’s largest annual tree festival.  The festival kicks off the start of the …

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Take a winter break in Cornwall

The summer in North Cornwall is glorious but there’s so much else going on throughout the year that you’d be really missing out if you only came …

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Happy Birthday Dylan Thomas

Work is continuing at Laugharne, on what we believe will be the best luxury resort in Wales – if not the UK. Like all our resorts, the …

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Autumn’s made for walking

Autumn means the crowds have gone , but the weather’s still perfect for walking and it’s a magical time to explore the Lake District National …

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Autumn in Cornwall

As summer transitioned into autumn, the rush of Cornwall’s tourist boom changed to a more serene way of life. Why not join us at Clowance to …

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Local food and local bands on the menu at our new-look restaurant

At Luxury Lodge Estates we love celebrating the very best of everything the local area has to offer across all our resorts. So when we …

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Lake District awarded Unesco World Heritage Site status

At Whitbarrow, we always knew we were surrounded by some quite remarkable countryside and spectacular scenery. And now we know just how lucky we …

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Yummy! It’s British Food Fortnight

At Luxury Lodge Estates we’re really proud of the imaginative menus we serve up in our restaurants, and, wherever possible, we try to give our …

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Things that go bump in the night – celebrate Halloween at Luxury Lodges

We just love Halloween. Pumpkin carving, Trick or Treating and the best excuse for a fancy dress party ever. So we’re delighted to say that the …

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Join in with the Great British Beach Clean

At Luxury Lodge Estates we’re privileged to have so many beautiful beaches just a short distance from our estates, from Ayrshire to …

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What’s on in South Cornwall this September

Sun, sea, surf… it’s what self-catering holidays in South Cornwall are all about. And although the summer’s drawing to a close, there’s still so …

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What’s on in Bude this September

Self-catering holidays in North Cornwall aren’t complete without a trip to the Eden Project. Nestled in a huge crater, the Biomes house the …

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What’s on in Ayrshire this September

Autumn may nearly be with us which is a great time of year to visit Ayrshire, here are our top suggestions for September… Release the Viking in …

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Hot off the press – the ultimate Hot tub holiday!

We’ve just completed the refurbishment of our famous A-frame Park Collection lodges at Clowance, and if you love luxury self-catering holidays in …

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What’s on in the Lake District this September

The summer holidays may nearly be over but there is so much happening in the Lake District in September and there’s literally no bigger event in …

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Bude Lifeboat Weekend

This long standing annual event is dear to the hearts of many locals and holiday makers alike, and there is no wonder as to why. Without a doubt …

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Our top Clowance Instagram pictures – taken by you!

We could tell you time and time again how fantastic a trip to our Clowance is, instead, we will let you speak for yourselves. Here are our top 10 …

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Fun in the Clowance sun

There’s so much to see and do without even leaving Clowance that we say it’s virtually a holiday in itself. Our heated swimming pool, gym, beauty …

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Our free gift to you!

Book Direct for your free gift and our best prices – Guaranteed We are proud of the holiday experiences that we provide to our guests – our …

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These boots were made for walking

5 of the best walks in the Lake District One of the things we really love about The Lake District National Park is its walks. There’s something …

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Go Ape in the Lakes – for less!

Think of holidays in the Lake District National Park and the chances are you think of Beatrix Potter, bustling towns like Keswick, breathtaking …

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Visiting Ayrshire? Drop in on Scotland’s favourite son…

Holidays at Brunston are a wonderful opportunity to explore one of Scotland’s most peaceful and picturesque regions. Just an hour from Glasgow …

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Experience one of Scotland’s greatest events!

We love summertime in Scotland. There’s always so much to see and do. And if you’re coming to Brunston during August, here’s two events you …

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Welcome to Bude, officially the UK’s best coastal resort!

Everyone at Burn is thrilled that for the second year running Bude has won Best UK Coastal Resort at the recent British Travel Awards. Being so …

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The place to be is Cornwall this August!

During the summer months, the waters around Cornwall are alive with sailing boats. And none more so than during Falmouth Week, from 4th – …

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Kendal Calling Music Festival – 27th to 30th July

At Whitbarrow we’re lucky to be surrounded by some of the most beautiful and tranquil scenery in Britain. But every summer a festival atmosphere …

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A summer of art and film in Bude

Artists have flocked to Cornwall since the early 19th century, drawn by the rugged and romantic landscape and the unique quality of the light. So …

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Forget Glastonbury, visit Girvan!

If you love music then head 7 miles up the road from Brunston to the seaside town of Girvan. For eleven Sundays this summer, the town’s shoreline …

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For the love of… Burn

We couldn’t make our resorts what they are, or your stay with us so memorable, without our incredible team. So in the first of a regular series …

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The best clotted ice cream in Cornwall!

If you are enjoying your staycation at Burn this weekend then why not make it even better! There are lots of things to do in Cornwall but a must …

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The stars are coming out at Brunston

Whether you like to see stars on the golf course – or in the sky – we’ve got a wonderful summer lined up for you at Brunston. …

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