Win a luxury weekend getaway with BLOOM Gin

If you enjoy a little Gin and tonic now and again, have you experienced BLOOM?

BLOOM is a light, delicate and floral gin with a totally unique slightly sweet taste created by a bespoke blend of 3 botanicals: honeysuckle, chamomile and pomelo.

Our friends at BLOOM are running a fabulous competition which we can’t help but get excited about as the main prize is a stay at one of our unique rural holiday homes.

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Unique and quirky style that makes people smile

There is always a fantastic response to the Baa Stool, they literally attract flocks of admirers and never fail to make people smile. Baa Stool is a luxury sheepskin hardwood footstool with a removable cover lovingly created in beautiful North Wales by a traditionally trained upholstress, Michelle Bartleet-Greavey.

Say hello to our new friends at Baa Stool.

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Enjoy a Cotswold Picnic created by Kathy Slack from Gluts & Gluttony

Sheepskin has recently moved to the Oxfordshire market town of Chipping Norton and to celebrate the move and enjoy this lovely summer weather that we have been having, Kathy Slack from Gluts and Gluttony has created a delicious picnic celebrating her home-grown Cotswold strawberries.

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Live like a local at Nantwen…

We speak to the owners of Nantwen, Daniel and Jemma who are also  new parents having recently had a baby girl, Elsie.  We ask the couple where they like to go and what they like to do in their spare time.  The couple live next door to Nantwen, in the village of Felindre Farchog and very much enjoy the good-life and why not! Jemma is a wonderful baker and has also started making artisan chocolates, upon your arrival there is nothing more welcoming than a loaf of home baked bread sitting in the kitchen waiting for you.  D & J  kindly share their favourite places locally in and around Pembrokeshire.   You certainly won’t be short of things to do, if anything you will be looking to book a longer stay…

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Daniel and Jemma walking, a favourite pastime

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Live like a local at Chescombe Lodge…

We got the low down from Clare Mackintosh, local resident and Festival Director of Chipping Norton Literary Festival, on how she and her family like to spend their leisure time in the Oxfordshire Cotswolds.

The Great Tew Estate, home of the annual Cornbury Music Festival is the perfect place to take a long weekend with a wealth of activities to do nearby including taking one of the many footpaths that take you through the estate where sheep and deer can be found grazing.

The Great Tew Estate lies eight miles north east of the Oxfordshire market town Chipping Norton.

Set within 4,000 acres centered around the picturesque village of Great Tew.

 

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Live like a local at Rhoscolyn

Rhoscolyn, a much loved and cherished holiday home that has been in the Folkes family for over fifty years. A wonderful retreat that has something for everyone, from relaxing at the house watching oyster catchers and gulls on the beach below to walking from the door to the fantastic White Eagle pub to adventurous outdoor activity that is on offer nearby.

We speak to family member Amy who has been holidaying at this Anglesey coastal hideaway since she was a tiny baby. Sharing both fond childhood memories and revealing some favourite places to eat, visit and do.
Rhoscolyn House was originally a Fisherman’s cottage but the house has grown with the family over the years and, though it remains a tranquil and cosy retreat, it is now a luxurious place to stay by the sea. Life in this quiet corner of Anglesey is dominated by the sights and sounds of the sea.

With the beach on your door step, this large house is a firm family favourite for many looking for the ultimate stylish, coastal escape.

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Sharing a Shropshire Secret

We spoke to the owners of Rose’s Pop-Up Vintage Tea Room, Angela & Keith Ellis who run a quirky but very hugely popular tea room under the trees beside Vinnalls car park in Mortimer Forest near to Shropshire town, Ludlow. Find out why people drive for miles for some of Angela’s home baked cake…

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Live like a local at Little Cwm Colebatch

We speak to property owners Richard & Penny on what they love most about their treasured holiday home, LIttle Cwm.  We ask the couple for their inside tips and recommended places to visit, things to do, places to eat – truly blending in like a local and so you can enjoy your special time away.

Littlw Cwm Colebatch sleeps up to 6 and is perfect for those who love great food, peaceful getaways staying in a wonderfully stylish house.

Little-Cwm-Colebatch, Shropshire

Nestled in a peaceful valley just a short drive from Bishop’s Castle and Ludlow.

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Escape to Spring Barn

I am a relatively new member of the Sheepskin team and getting to know so many unique and wonderful properties is certainly a treat! As you can imagine, the only real way to learn and fully appreciate the layouts and styles of each property is to pay them a visit and photograph them…and if we are lucky enough, even stay the night.

Spring Barn Style

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Make the most of your stay – stay in!

We all live busy lives so when we go away why not simply enjoy the new space of your holiday cottage and make the most of your stay – stay in…

Treat yourself before you go to indulgent special bath treats… while away time in a deep bubble bath with your favorite book!

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