The Hartest Crown

The Hartest Crown is a really good village pub, its won awards with its menu and has its own Macro brewery the ‘Brewshed’ – and a lovely garden with a river at the bottom: what could be better ?

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We are expanding!

The Grove Cottages is Expanding ~ New Business Opportunities in Rural Essex The Grove Cottages is expanding its portfolio of romantic holiday cottages and is on the look out for suitable properties in Essex. The cottage agency, which was established 15 years ago, currently has 33 cottages in Suffolk and occupancy levels averaged 83% over […]

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Autumn Colours

This is a wonderful, colourful time of year and I took a little trip out with a friend the other day, to take some pictures of autumn. The sun was shining and there was a cold nip in the air ~ sunglasses and scarves were called for! Our trip took us just over the border […]

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Guess the weight of my Grandson to win a free Holiday Break

Kip’s the Name: Kip Buck Briton. I have just become a proud Grampa ! … So I am giving away a free midweek or weekend break in the gorgeous Water Cottage Kersey this March to the lucky winner of a fun competition. All you have to do is guess the weight of Kip at his […]

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The Competition is now closed !

Hi Everybody Thank you to all those lovely people who entered my competition and especially to those who sent me such nice personal messages. My little competition has now ended and right now I am waiting to hear if the winner can take the prize – as soon as I know I will let you […]

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Welcome back Borleymere, we’ve missed you!

Wildflower meadows, a secluded woodland, your own private lake and just birdsong and the rustling of leaves to listen to ~ if you dream of tranquillity like this, then a holiday in our wonderful shepherd’s hut, Borleymere, might be just the ticket. Borleymere is available again after it’s winter hibernation. Spring is in the air, […]

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The Old Monkey – One of Suffolk’s Cool Cottages!

We were pleased to see The Old Monkey in Hadleigh, one of our ‘boltholes for two’  is listed as one of the coolest cottages in Suffolk, in Saturday’s Guardian. Click on the image to enlarge it. It’s a cottage full of character and romance and packed with quirky features. Throw in  a couple of nice […]

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The Sunday Times List Of Dream Holiday Homes

We are pleased to see The Grove Cottages featured in The Sunday Times’s list of hot holiday properties for this summer. Water Cottage in Kersey is number six on the list of 12 ‘dream holiday homes’ throughout the country.  A great choice for a summer holiday, we couldn’t agree more!

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Announcing The Lovejoy Studio, Essex

We are delighted with this fabulous new holiday cottage on our books: The Lovejoy Studio. This bright and airy cottage sleeps four people and dogs are welcome. It’s full of artwork created by the owner, and it was the place where the the popular BBC TV series Lovejoy was filmed, hence the name of the […]

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