There is something truly personal, special and unique about having an outdoor wedding, with the beauty of nature offering the perfect setting for romance. However, planning an entire day al fresco leaves you with a lot to think about in the run up to the big event. So we’ve put together a definitive guide to help your planning run as smoothly as possible:
When heading off on holiday, we think that it is very important that the whole family can get involved, no matter how old or young, (or how many legs they have)! Which means that your four legged friends should certainly not be forgotten when planning a getaway. Avoid that sinking feeling that you get when you leave your pooch with a friend or relative and leave them for the week by bringing them with you on your glamping holiday! Here are just nine reasons why you and your dog will simply love coming along:
Following an exhilarating episode of Cabins in the Wild, we were lucky enough to be able to speak with Bryn Dafys, one of the talented men behind the Black Hat glamping abode that featured on the programme.
Land diversification is becoming increasingly important to land owners in the current market situation, with more and more needing to find alternative uses for their land as a source of income. There are many ways in which land can be diversified, from repurposing spare land into animal training facilities or kennels/stables, creating your own products such as ice cream/milk, honey beekeeping or offering guided walks and rambling routes. One of the best options however, has to be to create a great glamping adventure! This seems to be an idea that is increasing in popularity of late, and for a great reason! Here are just a few reasons why your next diversification step should be glamping in 2017:
As part of our popular ‘How to Live…’ series, we’re adding to it with the latest instalment; How to Live in a Log Cabin.
Gypsy wagons are one of the abodes that make up our range of glamping retreats. Offering something a little different and a step back in time, a break away to one of our romantic wagons will be a real treat, from the intricately detailed outer shell to the homely and kitsch style of the interiors and the stunning locations in which they are set. These are one of our most popular choices when heading off on a glamping holiday, so we thought we would share a little about their history with you!
Whilst it’s hard to determine the exact price of a family holiday abroad, particularly as it will differ depending on the length of stay, accommodation option and location, the average summer holiday is certainly going up in price, according to a multitude of studies. However, the Evolution Money website has concluded that an average family of four can spend around £4,792 on a two-week holiday abroad, not to mention the additional £227 per person, per week for spending! Quite astonishingly, in a report by Asda Money in 2016, it was highlighted that individuals earning £10,000 a year spent on average 10% of their salary for a single holiday. Subsequently, this report concluded that many would rather stay within the UK for their summer holidays to save money, reflected by the 31% of those who participated in the report who specified their plans for staycations.
The summer is the prime time to get out and enjoy the wonders of nature that surround us. With the sunny weather, and abundance of free time due to the school summer holidays, we’ve come up with some exciting ways that you can fuel your kids love for nature: