UK Domestic Travel trends for 2019

Domestic tourism in the UK saw record breaking spending figures from January to June 2018. VisitEngland reports that UK holidaymakers spent £4.7 billion in England in this time frame, up 4% on the same period in 2017. With the weather this summer being the UK’s joint hottest on record, the expectation of another great summer season means that the UK looks set to continue to be a popular destination in 2019, with 59% of people planning a domestic break.

A simple guide to buying a UK holiday home

With Brexit looming and property investors less likely to dip into foreign property markets many are kick-starting their 2019 property searches closer to home. Whether you are looking for a long term investment, somewhere to earn an income from holiday lettings or if profits are not so high on your financial planning agenda it can be a place to be a family again and a sanctuary for your families leisure time. Check out this guide to help with some of the questions you may have about a UK holiday home…

Tingdene nominated in Norfolk & Suffolk Tourism Awards 2019!

Norfolk and Suffolk are prime tourism destinations boasting the unique Broads National Park, stunning coastlines, countryside with rich history & heritage plus amazing attractions & accommodation on offer. The Norfolk Suffolk Tourism Awards 2019 gives recognition to those companies and individuals who go above and beyond to make Norfolk and Suffolk better places to visit and stay, whether a boutique bed and breakfast owner or a holiday park giant.

Top tips for turning your holiday home into a winter wonderland this Christmas

Seasons Greetings and welcome to our top tips for turning your holiday home into a Winter wonderland this Christmas! We look at some festive caravan living room ideas, the best Christmas wreathes for your holiday property, outside light ideas for your decking and the best classic and modern ideas that add a festive sparkle to your second home! Let’s check it out…

Tingdene nominated for 'Best Park' in the lodges & parks portfolio for the east of England by Hoseasons

Tingdene Lifestyle attended the 13th annual Hoseasons conference at the Celtic Manor Resort in Wales and were nominated for ‘Best Park’ in the lodges & parks portfolio for the east of England! The day featured talks around the UK Travel market as well as a host of stars and guest speakers including Deborah Meden, Daisy McAndrew, Justin Urquhart Stewart & even surprise guest Paddy McGuinness at the evening awards! Check out the full story here…

Things to do this Halloween at the coast

Tis’ the season to be terrified; All Hallows Eve, Samhain or even Day of the Dead. Observed and celebrated worldwide, the season is arriving quickly! There’s plenty of events happening across Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex and Lincolnshire; scare experiences, fun days out with the kids, music festivals and everything in between. Keep reading to find something fun to do this half-term and Halloween.

Why the end of summer doesn't mean the end of holidays

That’s it folks, summer time is officially over this weekend. The heat wave was fun while it lasted, and now Autumn is looming; Halloween is on the way, the weather is cooling down and the leaves are starting to fall. But that doesn’t mean the end of holidays, now is the perfect time to invest in your very own UK holiday home. Here’s why….

Southwold beach hut on the market for £150K!

Southwold is known for its brightly coloured beach huts, with 300 of them stretching along the shore and past the iconic pier. But, long gone are the days of them being sold along with the properties of the town. Believe it of not the latest one is up for sale for a whopping £150,000! We take a look at what other holiday properties you could get in Suffolk for the same money... 

'Thas Bootiful' Tingdene celebrate Norfolk Day!

Friday 27th July 2018 will put Norfolk and its businesses on centre-stage, celebrating all that is good about Norfolk with its many hidden gems and pioneering businesses. Lets take a look and see what's happening... 

Join the Big Butterfly Count this summer!

The big butterfly count is a nationwide survey aimed at helping us assess the health of our environment. It was launched in 2010 and has rapidly become the world's biggest survey of butterflies. Over 60,000 people took part in 2017, submitting 62,500 counts of butterflies and day-flying moths from across the UK

Reasons to visit the Norfolk Motorhome Show this weekend!

Now in its fourth year, the Norfolk Motorhome Show visits the Norfolk Showground this weekend 20th - 22nd July. With a host of exhibitors including a range of lifestyle products on offer from Tingdene, let’s see why you should visit!

A jam packed weekend of family fun sponsored by Tingdene Lifestyle!

Gorleston Clifftop Festival, which is celebrating 20 years of cliff top fun is a free entry, family orientated, fun festival taking place on the 28th and 29th July on the east coast! The festival attracts over 100,000 visitors across the weekend and really does have something for everyone! Let’s see why…

8 reasons to buy a holiday home in the UK

If the promise of sunshine has been a sticking point in your dilemma over buying a holiday home abroad or in the UK, then the recent fantastic weather is yet another tick for the staycation camp. Tingdene Lifestyle has eight more reasons why a UK holiday home should come out on top.…

Reasons to visit The Royal Norfolk Show 27th & 28th June!

Its almost time for the 2018 Royal Norfolk Show, a celebration of all things Norfolk and the East, with the best local food, drink, shopping, fashion, farming, livestock and Tingdene will be there too! Lets see why you need to visit... 

Petcations: all you need to know about taking your dog on holiday

Taking your dog on holiday with you is a great idea for so many reasons. Not only do you get to spend time with this important member of the family, but you also don’t have the hassle of booking them into a kennel - just think of those sad eyes when you have to turn around and walk away…