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Cor Blimey weather at Cowes….ouch

First no wind. Then biblical rain. Then sun. Then wind. Then more rain. Well done sponsors Aberdeen Assett Management for sponsoring and spending up big on the Red Arrows for us all.  

The Pig – fab for food and smart drinks

About 10 mins away across the forest – gorgeous place to eat and drink. Well worth booking in – quite a way in advance mind…

Whoohoo – we are Country and Town House mag this month!

Fiona Duncan, The Telegraph Travel’s hotel expert, writes….. New Forest Home-tels  Head for a New Forest Hometel Who needs a hotel when you can stay in an exceptional house and use the services of a chef? Two drop-dead gorgeous properties are … Continue reading

Curious Arts Festival – named top 8 in Britain

Such a wonderful festival. Last year it was amazing. Gins is free to rent for the festival duration – either for one party or perhaps two groups. Please phone to book. Rachel 077 233 199 70 Curious Arts Festival – we … Continue reading

Curious Arts Festival mid July

Curious Arts Festival – 17-19th July 2015 So wonderful. You really have to go. The Guardian say… “Listed as one of the UK’s top boutique festivals” Its 3 miles away from Gins on the back lanes toward Lymington.

New pics of garden in summer

Last week – summer borders in the terrace coming together in the warming weather. Lots of cosmos, salvia, hostas, David Austen roses, lavender.   Any one for veg patch envy?

Our sister place Ploughmans Cottage is in The Lady – nice!

Ooooo – Our sister place, Ploughmans Cottage, in nearby East End (next parish along the coast) is in The Lady magazine this week. Well done the Gins and Ploughmans team!  

Cool map of Gins from Southampton uni

Gins is marked on the map two thirds the way up on the left hand side. This map shows the tidal marshy areas pretty well. Birds love these marshes. Look at the RSPB website for bird sightings in the area. Julian … Continue reading