Bed & Breakfasts For Sale

Thriving B&B Business in the heart of Deal!: Ranelagh Road, Deal: £665,000

High end 4 bed B&B in Deal with a self-contained basement flat for owners accommodation. With the top rating on Trip Advisor and future bookings in place, this is an excellent opportunity. Located in White Cliffs Country, the ONLY UK area in this year’s Lonely Planet places to visit, Deal features regularly in top 10 lists in various publications. Within easy reach of Dover for visitors travelling to/from the continent and around one and a half hours from London by train, it is a popular destination with a real foodie feel, many independent shops and a thriving Saturday market. Several golf courses nearby including three prestigious locations less than five miles away. […]

Choosing the right PR Company to work with Country House

Choosing the right PR Company to work with Country House

New to marketing and need an extra hand? Or maybe you’re just not confident enough yet to do all your marketing yourself? If so, a PR company might be the best way to improve your marketing strategy. We spoke to Richard Lee, owner of Ees Wyke Country House, to learn about his experience of working with a PR firm. We also spoke with Marcus Goodyear from Crimson Edge PR to understand the different services a PR company can provide and what to look for when choosing the right PR firm for your business… […]

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DIY: Renovation and Interior Design. A guide to using Social Media for design ideas in your B&B

Hannah Isichei, owner of The Pheasant Lodge, used social media to help her turn a period property into a beautiful holiday apartment. The part-Victorian, part-Georgian building has been transformed with the help of Youtube tutorials, Instagram and family. […]

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June 2022

Positive Climate Action with Lucy Agace

Last month we talked about how to reduce your use of natural resources in order to reduce your carbon emissions inline with the climate agenda targets. Although B&Bs and the like form a smaller part of the impact hospitality has on the wider issues of climate change, they can still take meaningful and positive Climate Action. Collective power has great strength and how you interact with your immediate environment (your outside areas) and local area (nearby parks, woodland, beaches) is an important factor to consider. Imagine a patchwork of outside spaces dotted around the country; one day they will all join up and to create a flourishing, wildlife-friendly environment across the UK. […]

June 2022

Creamy Smoked Haddock Pots

Many of my guests asked for cooked fish for breakfast, but kippers lingered, and even half a fillet of smoked haddock made it an expensive dish. These little pots are so easy to make, an […]

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Bethnal & Bec

When holiday-let owners go on holiday with Vicky Saynor

One of the main reasons we decided to open a business was the freedom (we thought) it would bring! No longer asking a boss for time off and negotiating dates – we realised this year we’ve just replaced that with working it around our business!! We are not a seasonal business and as a result, we are welcoming guests 365 days a year. This obviously makes for tricky holiday planning. […]