Are you looking to make some memories and spend time relaxing? #BookDirect

Family holidays or short breaks help to keep everyone sane, relaxed and happy. It is why they are so important – and where you stay and the thoughtful extras that are included which make such a difference… Watch the video … Read MoreRead More


#BookDirect with the owner NOT through a big listing site

I want to help my guests understand about the advantages of “bypassing third-party channels to book directly with management companies and homeowners”. Not only are holiday rental owners facing the same issues regarding the often high commissions set by listing sites, but also … Read MoreRead More

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NEW dog-proof greenhouse door slider

Chichester Self Catering has a BIG greenhouse (it is a commercial brand) and the two 10 foot sliding doors are suitably large too. It is adjacent to the garden at Living Elements. The challenge has always been that during the … Read MoreRead More

The nearest 30 minute dog walk for my guests

I am delighted to say that I have a newly acquired rescue Standard Poodle (Echo) who is just the most friendly, Zen-dog you could ever want to meet! As a result of which I am out twice a day dog … Read MoreRead More

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Why countryside holidays are good for the Soul.

Countryside Holidays Are Good For The Soul Our properties are both located out in the beautiful Chichester countryside. We’ve wide, sweeping views over the fields, and an absolute abundance of wildlife nestling in the gardens. On clear nights, visitors can … Read More

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Tree diseases will have a huge effect on how our landscape looks in just a few years time

Brede High Woods As we enjoy wild flowers in our county’s beautiful woodlands this spring, it’s easy to forget just how many challenges our native trees are facing. Sussex has an enviable amount of trees and woods compared to the … Read More


Halloween – a spooky weekend?

In 2016 Halloween actually falls at the end of the school half term – so many people who are having a staycation will have returned home. But, why not have a short break for the Halloween weekend – it is … Read More

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Travelling & holidaying with pets – be prepared.

When travelling with family and dog, I try to ensure that every two-legged and four-legged family member has everything that they need for a fun, happy, and safe trip. After all, travelling in comfort can make a journey pleasurable and … Read More