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Fancy a cup of tea and a biscuit?  What about a piece of cake… perhaps a scone… or maybe a crumpet… or a muffin...? Or how about a proper afternoon tea? That most quintessential of English customs has recently enjoyed a resurgence, tempting us with naughty treats and turning an ordinary afternoon into a special occasion. While the custom of drinking tea goes back millennia to ancient China, King C...

“I’m booooooooored….” It’s a common refrain from the younger members of the family – even on holiday. Even building the best sandcastle for miles, finding something ‘enormous and scary’ in a rockpool and jumping over the waves can get tiresome after a while. So it’s everyone in the car for a day out. Here at Winterton we are spoiled for choice for places to take the little (and not so little) ones...

Blogging is one of those things that I should be doing regularly, but gets consigned to the bottom of the ‘to do’ list when other things come along. And as I haven’t written a blog post in so long it kind of begs the question ‘what on earth have I been doing instead?’ This year has been a busy one at Winterton Cottages. We’ve taken on six new cottages since January, making a total of 10 either in ...