Nothing announces the arrival of spring more visibly than daffodils in bloom. The yellow trumpets herald the longer days and warmer temperatures to come, and lift the spirits after the long, cold winter. In the beautiful countryside village of Mells, near Frome in Somerset, they like to make the most of the arrival of these cheerful yellow, orange or white flowers at the annual Daffodil Festival. It is held every Easter Monday, when the lanes

With the increasing popularity of sheep as domesticated pets, more and more independent hotels, B&B’s and Inns are now letting fluffy sheep into their accommodation to stay for a bit of a break. So why sheep? This may come as a bit of a shock, but sheep have actually just become the 3rd most popular pet in the UK, overtaking Rabbits and Goldfish in the process, and rapidly closing on dogs and cats! This trend

We’ve gone slightly marmalade mad in the office this month! This year we become proud sponsors of the best B&B preserve award at The World Marmalade Awards! So we went to Penrith, Cumbria to impressive Dalemain Mansion to speak to the judges before the awards to not only find out what makes an excellent marmalade but to see what these kinds of events can do to boost the tourism and businesses of the town. Find

Close to Ullswater, set back from the lake shore, Dalemain Mansion is a beautiful country house in the Lake District. Its stately rooms are full of family heirlooms, ancient objects, portraits and…marmalade. Every year the house hosts the World’s Original Marmalade Awards, an event which for a few weeks in March sees jar upon jar of marmalade sent from around the world to compete in the friendly, yet fiercely competitive taste-off. This year eviivo were

It’s Mothering Sunday this weekend, but don’t worry if you’re in in need of a last minute gift, because you can get discounts from your eviivo suite!!! Maybe you’re in need of a blooming bouquet of flowers or perhaps you want to treat her to cinema date. Check out these top 10 deals you can take advantage of this weekend for Mother’s day.  Save 10% at Debenhams in-store and online Pick up a last minute