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  • Family with surf boards walknig across beach with sea in background Saunton Sands Devon

    Go West! Half-term getaways

    Need to make a fast getaway? Don’t move a muscle till you’ve checked out my pick of 8 last-minute family breaks in the West Country.

  • Moving to Cornwall?

    Fancy upping sticks to live in your favourite holiday spot? Don’t hit the estate agents until you’ve read this

  • 14 of the best UK beach cottages

    Tired. Sick of working. Dreaming of the beach. Yup, it’s time to book the Great British Coastal Escape and we’ve done all the hard work for you.

  • Fancy escaping to the coast?

    Dreary, freezing January evenings are made for summer holiday planning – I can’t be the only one already dreaming of cocktails al fresco, snoozing on sun-loungers and those days when the sun soars up beyond eye level, can I? This year I’m planning to take the Muddy tribe to Devon or Cornwall (to avoid airport-based […]

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