Meet the Tree Bumblebee!

The Tree Bumblebee (Bombus hypnorum) is a relative newcomer to the UK. Since its arrival from France in 2001, it has been rapidly expanding its range throughout England and Wales.

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Now is the Time

With the emergence of the ‘staycation’ and a rush of newly refurbished properties across the UK, there has never been a better time to discover a truly original and personal holiday experience that doesn’t have to end when it’s time to come in and

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Staff Stays: Brynderwen

Hello, my name is Amelia and I work in the communications team for the Original Cottages family. As part of my job I get to spend a lot of time looking at some of our most beautiful properties around England and Wales.

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Cottages near High Weald AONB

Covering over 360,000 acres of undulating hills across Surrey, Kent and Sussex, the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is the best surviving medieval landscape in all of Northern Europe.

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Cottages near Norfolk Coast AONB

This beautiful, diverse and scientifically important Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty stretches from Old Hunstanton in the far west of the county, along the coast all the way to Bacton in the east.

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