Author - Cristina Martín

It’s Autumn – let’s go mushroom-hunting!

In much of Europe, it is often a tradition to set off with family and friends and a large basket to hunt for mushrooms in the autumn. Once the heat of summer has passed and before winter arrives, the  damp conditions of autumn encourage these wonderful fungi to make an appearance. There is a huge variety and it is often tempting to collect and cook them yourself. But of course you must be very careful and be guided by an [...]


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Review from our guests re “Mill Experience at Weald and Downland”

Bringing rural history to life in Sussex   Rescued rural homes and buildings bring history to life at the Weald and Downland Living Museum in Sussex which demonstrates the lives of the people who lived and worked in South East England over 1,000 years.  Join their programme of traditional rural trades and crafts courses such as stone carving, blacksmith skills or participating in a medieval feast. Or just enjoy exploring the beautiful gardens and the woodland, seeing the farm animals – and [...]


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Otoñeando, ¡ Vamos a buscar setas !

Las setas son el motivo principal para visitar el monte en otoño: es toda una tradición ir con la familia o amigos a recolectar setas con la cesta colgada del brazo. Es esta época del año, una vez pasado el verano y el calor, antes de que llegue el frío del invierno, donde las temperaturas se suavizan y, sobre todo, aumenta la humedad, lo que propicia que proliferen esta maravillosa especie. Su variedad y riqueza gastronómica son ilimitadas, pero no [...]


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Nuestros huéspedes de la escapada “Mill Experience en el Weald and Downland” dicen…

Bringing rural history to life in Sussex   Rescued rural homes and buildings bring history to life at the Weald and Downland Living Museum in Sussex which demonstrates the lives of the people who lived and worked in South East England over 1,000 years.  Join their programme of traditional rural trades and crafts courses such as stone carving, blacksmith skills or participating in a medieval feast. Or just enjoy exploring the beautiful gardens and the woodland, seeing the farm animals – and [...]


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Nuestros huéspedes de la escapada “Shakespeare al aire libre y Casas y Castillos de Sussex” dicen…

What better way is there to relax after a day of sightseeing and antique hunting than with a chilled glass of Prosecco in the bubbling jacuzzi looking out over the Amberley Wildbrooks Nature Reserve? I challenge you to find one! Three days at Spring Cottage is the perfect de-stressing rustic escape, knowing that your every need is catered for – a welcome hamper of local Sussex produce presented to you on arrival, comfortable sofa and armchairs to curl up on, [...]


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Review from our guests re Historic Houses and Castles of Sussex (and open-air Shakespeare play)

What better way is there to relax after a day of sightseeing and antique hunting than with a chilled glass of Prosecco in the bubbling jacuzzi looking out over the Amberley Wildbrooks Nature Reserve? I challenge you to find one! Three days at Spring Cottage is the perfect de-stressing rustic escape, knowing that your every need is catered for – a welcome hamper of local Sussex produce presented to you on arrival, comfortable sofa and armchairs to curl up on, [...]


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Enjoying the Garden Weekend at Parham House and Gardens

When staying at Spring Cottage in Amberley, Sussex last month, I was delighted to realise that it coincided with my annual visit to the Garden Weekend at Parham House and Gardens. This is held on the second weekend of July each year in the grounds of this beautiful Elizabethan country estate amidst rolling countryside and is just a stone’s throw from our Rustic Escape in Amberley. Having watched the Morris dancers and a local jazz trio welcoming the visitors I [...]


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Enjoying the Garden Weekend at Parham House and Gardens

When staying at Spring Cottage in Amberley, Sussex last month, I was delighted to realise that it coincided with my annual visit to the Garden Weekend at Parham House and Gardens. This is held on the second weekend of July each year in the grounds of this beautiful Elizabethan country estate amidst rolling countryside and is just a stone’s throw from our Rustic Escape in Amberley. Having watched the Morris dancers and a local jazz trio welcoming the visitors I [...]


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A thrilling weekend with Rustic Escapes at Goodwood Festival of Speed

Goodwood Festival of Speed is one of the biggest festivals of its kind in the world. Held in the grounds of Goodwood House in West Sussex, this historic hill climb event grows exponentially each year in quantity and quality. Its ever-changing philosophy highlights their bold ambitions characterized by a tradition of innovation. This year marked the 25th anniversary since the festival began and once again it proved to be the world’s greatest celebration of motorsport and car culture. We were [...]


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A thrilling weekend with Rustic Escapes at Goodwood Festival of Speed

Goodwood Festival of Speed is one of the biggest festivals of its kind in the world. Held in the grounds of Goodwood House in West Sussex, this historic hill climb event grows exponentially each year in quantity and quality. Its ever-changing philosophy highlights their bold ambitions characterized by a tradition of innovation. This year marked the 25th anniversary since the festival began and once again it proved to be the world’s greatest celebration of motorsport and car culture. We were [...]


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