Archive for the ‘Easter’ Category

  • Holidays in Loire Valley France on a budget

    Date: 2012.01.06 | Category: Easter, France, Holiday Parks, holidays, Latest News, May half term, Places to go, Self catering, Whitsun Break | Response: 0

    While it seems hard to believe, the Loire is actually home to more than 1,000 glorious chateaux. So while you will no doubt wish to visit some of the most famous such as Chambord, the explorers among you will doubtless stumble across many more on your travels. That is if you can drag yourself away from the many wonderful views and walks alongside the Loire River that runs through this magnificent area.
    Le Chateau des MaraisLe Chateau des Marais in Chambord with its picture postcard setting and expansive pool complex makes a delightful place to simply relax, or an ideal base for discovering the wonders of the Loire. Enjoying a peaceful location in the grounds of a lovely old manor house, the park has been developed by the friendly owners to a very high standard. The Loire River is just a short distance away with opportunities for canoeing and fishing. The chateaux of Chambord and Blois are close at hand.
    L Etang de la Breche

    Offering a wealth of wide open spaces and a lush, green setting, L’Etang de la Breche near Saumur, offers great facilities and the perfect place in which to simply enjoy the great outdoors. The first thing that will strike you when you enter this park is the openness of the grounds. The location is ideal for exploring the many outstanding chateaux of the region including Saumur, Chinon and Azay le Rideau.

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  • Low priced holidays in the Vendee France

    Date: 2012.01.06 | Category: Easter, France, Holiday Parks, holidays, Latest News, May half term, Places to go, Self catering, Whitsun Break | Response: 0

    France’s Atlantic coast has everything that beach and water sports lovers could ever want. The Atlantic breakers crash onto mile after mile of golden beaches, which combined with the wonderful climate, make Vendee an ideal destination for lovers of the great outdoors. It isn’t all about the beaches though; the region also features a host of lively resorts, excellent shopping centres, attractions such as the Futuroscope theme park and a world famous cuisine.

    Les EcureuilsYoung families will love Les Ecureuils in St Hilaire de Riez, the park could not be better positioned, with a wide beach just across the road where golden sands stretch for miles. There is a superb outdoor pool with waterslides, indoor pool and a whole pool play area especially designed for the younger members of the family.

    La GarangoireFor those who prefer a location away from the hustle and bustle of a seaside town, then La Garangoire in St Julien des Landes is the place for you. The park is set amongst woodland and has a lake for fishing and canoeing, there are even marked walks in the forest. The pool area caters for young and old and even those who wish to stay dry with a generous seating area. There is entertainment provided daily for children and most nights for the whole family and caters for all tastes including traditional dance, quizzes and crepe evenings.

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  • Book an impromptu Easter break in South Devon!

    Date: 2011.04.16 | Category: Cottages, Devon, Easter, holidays, Latest News, South West England | Response: 0

    The Easter holidays are here, and the sun is shining across the South Hams, the Southernmost tip in South Devon. For those thinking of booking an impromptu break away to celebrate Easter, we have some fabulous savings on a fantastic selection of properties.

    As well as great choice of accommodation, there are also many things to do and many activities going on across Salcombe, Dartmouth and the surrounding coast and countryside for visitors of all ages.

    Why not head to the South Devon Coast Path and enjoy the stunning views out to sea, relax in one of the award winning restaurants or visit one of the area’s popular local attractions? Living Coasts is a fantastic place to visit with the family.

    The only coastal zoo in the UK, they have a fun packed Easter celebration planned from 9th to the 25th of April. Home to penguins, octopus, sea ducks, and for a limited time only, Easter bunnies, Living Coasts has a host of Easter themed events lined up, including the annual egg hunt! For more information visit

    Check out some great holiday accommodation in the South Hams areas:

    Ocean View, Hope Cove (sleeps 8 )

    £100 off the week commencing 22nd April at this detached bungalow with superb uninterrupted views out to sea. Located in the pretty fishing village of Hope Cove, within a few minutes walk of the sandy beach, Ocean View is perfect for a family looking for a coastal retreat this Easter. This spacious property has an expansive terrace area perfect for enjoying the spectacular views from. The picturesque sailing town of Salcombe is just a few miles away, with its quayside, shops and restaurants. Now just £762, under £14 per person per night, based on 8 sharing.

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    17 St Elmo, Salcombe (sleeps 6)

    £100 off the week commencing 22nd April at this luxury, exquisitely furnished first floor apartment. The property is spacious, light and airy, offering stunning views of the North Sands valley. Enjoy an alfresco meal or early evening drink on the private balcony, or pack a picnic and stroll down to North Sands beach, a few minutes walk away. Salcombe town centre is just a 15-20 minute leisurely walk away. Now just £691, under £17 per person, per night, based on 6 sharing.

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    Pebbles, Noss Mayo (sleeps 2)

    £50 off the Easter weeks commencing 23rd April at this stylish Grade II listed barn conversion, perfect for a romantic getaway for two! Situated in the tranquil countryside near to the fishing village of Noss Mayo, this VisitBritain Four star Gold awarded property is finished to an exceptional standard, with a ‘seaside’ theme throughout. Enjoy the lovely views across rolling countryside from the living accommodation, relax in the shared gardens, or play a game of tennis with your loved one on the tennis court. Now only £345 for the week, under £25 per person per night, based on 2 sharing.

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  • Legoland Windsor is looking for Heroes this Easter. Legoland is open for Easter 2011 with great new family activities. Save 10% booking online

    Date: 2011.04.12 | Category: Easter, Features, holidays, Places to go, Windsor | Response: 0

    Legoland Windsor is ow open for 2011 season and they have a superb range of exciting activities to help parents keep their kids entertained this Easter.  So what is happening this Easter….

    Ninjago spins in to Legoland Windosor (11-22nd April)

    From the 11th April until the 22nd, the Ninjago Masters of Spinjitzo comes to the Beginning area.  See if you can beat the Legoland Master of Spinjitzu in the spinner competition to win fantastic Lego prizes. Pose for a photo as your favourite Ninjago apprentice, play the new Lego Minjago video game and see the amazing Lego models.

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    Hunt for Wally (22nd-25th April)

    So where is that Wally? Search for him in Minland or Pirate’s landing.  Join the Easter Hunt to find as many Wally’s as you can!

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    Currently you can save 10% on your day entry tickets to Legoland Windsor or 10% on the superb Merlin passes that includes entry to other major UK attractions. Find out more by click below….

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  • Time to escape to the countryside this Easter with Hoseasons – Yaffle Cottage, Nettleton, Lincolnshire

    Date: 2011.03.15 | Category: Cottages, Easter, holidays, Places to go, Self catering | Response: 0

    Yaffle Cottage Nettleton LincolnshireTime you escaped to the countryside – Easter is a great time to get away and with the extra Bank Holiday what better time to get away. There are loads of opportunities to escape to the country to relax, recharge and enjoy the beautiful British countryside.

    Yaffle Cottage, Nettleton in Lincolnshire sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms with prices from £294. This smart contemporary cottage boasts a lovely, spacious comfortably furnished interior and is set in a peaceful Wolds Valley adjacent to the owner’s small welcoming farm. It has direct access to the farm’s very pretty 20 acre nature reserve which is a great place for a picnic or just exploring. There is excellent local walking and cycling on quiet lanes in the glorious Wolds countryside towards Louth and Market Rasen. Caistor is 1 mile away and has a quaint village square, shops, cafes, supermarket and takeaway amidst its Georgian streets. The huge stretches of sandy beaches on the east coast are within 10 miles as are the Fishing Heritage Centre, Pleasure Island Theme park in Cleethorpese.

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  • 2 weeks for the price of 1 in Ireland

    Date: 2011.03.03 | Category: Cottages, Easter, holidays, Places to go, Special offers - time limited | Response: 0

    Imagine Ireland are offering an amazing 2 weeks for the price of 1 on many of their cottages through Spring and Summer making it a great destination for the Easter holidays.
    Ireland is choc-full of great things to see and do, making it the perfect Easter holiday destination. Whether you are looking for a property which is close to a beach, in walking country or to make it your touring base, Imagine Ireland’s specially selected range of holiday cottages are ideal for a memorable Easter holiday or short break.
    Each one of Imagine Ireland’s cottages has been individually selected and inspected so you have the best choice – from Donegal to Dublin, Kerry to Kinsale and from coastal cottages to country retreats, we’ve something for everyone. The majority of their cottages include bed linen and towels, and most include fuel and power, so there are no extras.
    Ardcath, County MeathTake the car or hire when you get there: either way, there are great deals on ferry inclusive holidays and car rental, plus personal and vehicle breakdown insurance for that extra peace of mind. Their holidays are ideal for dogs too – they stay free and no pet passport is needed.

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  • Up to £100 off Easter Cottage Holidays with Coast and Country

    Date: 2011.02.19 | Category: Cottages, Easter, Special offers - time limited | Response: 0

    With unspoilt sandy coves for sandcastles and swimming, miles of stunning coastal paths to explore and traditional past times such as crabbing, rock-pooling, sailing and surfing hugely popular, South Devon is a great choice for an Easter Break.

    If you book your holiday with Coast and Country today you can save up to £100 OFF* and enjoy a fabulous break away with family or a loved one this Easter.

    Check out one of the offers…. enjoy an Easter break from Monday 11th to 15th April £1118 or for 4 or less occupancy £950 at Vantage Point, Hillside Cottages.

    Hillfield Cottages & Country House is a stunning development of individually designed, renovated and styled holiday properties situated in an idyllic setting in the South Devon countryside, yet within a short drive of the historic maritime town of Dartmouth.

    With 28 properties in total sleeping between 2 and 12 people, acres of beautiful gardens, an all-weather tennis court, outdoor swimming pool and children’s play area, Hillfield is the perfect destination for a relaxing family holiday or a short break for couples throughout the year.

    Hillfield has 6 properties sleeping 8 or more, plus several smaller properties conveniently located to each other and is the ideal location for those looking for accommodation for larger groups and special occasions.

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    *Heres the offer small print… offers apply to selected weeks and properties, subject to availability. Not in conjunction with any other offer or promotion. For full terms and conditions see the Coast and Country website.

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