From sail boat to fashion - a story of a coastal business upcycling unwanted marine materials to stylish lifestyle accessories

At Tingdene Lifestyle, we do love to be beside the seaside - with a range of staycations, holiday parks and holiday homes at the coast. When we heard about these two childhood friends who set up coastal business Sail and Canvas, upcycling old and unwanted marine materials such as sail cloths into lifestyle accessories, we thought it was such a cool story that we had to find out more…

Discover Essex - from coastline to countryside

TV broadcaster Pete Goodrum takes a look at the rise of seaside holiday camps in the 1950’s, the history behind the classic British seaside resorts of Essex as well as the beauty of its countryside and the many famous appearances of this region on television! Hit play on our brand new video…

Celebrate Norfolk Day on the 27th July with prosecco & cake at Tingdene Rainbows End!

Hosted by BBC Radio Norfolk, The Eastern Daily Press and the Norwich Evening News, Norfolk Day celebrates all things Norfolk! Last year thousands of people across the county enjoyed the day by holding the Norfolk flag high promoting all the things that are great about this beautiful county! Norfolk Day is returning for 2019 on the 27th July! Tingdene Lifestyle are popping the prosecco and bringing out the cakes at our Tingdene Rainbow End Holiday Home open day! Come and join us!

Hit the road to the Norfolk Motorhome and Campervan Show this July!

The 19th - 21st July sees the return of the ever popular Norfolk & Motorhome and Campervan Show to the Norfolk Showground! With a range of some 200+ motorhomes and campervans on show this is a great way to explore some options on ways to escape, giving your leisure and family time a much needed boost. Lets check it out!

Why you need to visit the Gorleston Clifftop Festival this summer!

This family friendly coastal favourite returns for 2019 and is better than ever! A weekend full of fun hits the east coast on the 27th & 28th July with a host of superlative live music, food, drink, comedy, attractions and a host of high octane fairground rides. Lets check it out…

Free 24 hour multi-arts festival comes to seaside Suffolk town

Lowestoft is the most easterly town and part of the Sunrise Coast - the sunrise first reaches the horizon here every morning - so First Light Festival is all about celebrating this, with a multi-arts festival from midday Saturday 22nd - midday Sunday 23rd June.

An alternative guide to the Royal Norfolk Show 2019!

As we are heading once again to the Royal Norfolk Show for 2019 on the 26th & 27th June we take a look at what is on offer! On top of the fabulous livestock and equine, food and drink this year there is a host of new & exciting things to do and see for visitors - lets check out our alternative guide to the Royal Norfolk Show…

10 reasons to visit the North Norfolk Coast

Set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with miles of untouched coastline, plus the unique Broads National Park, you can see why this is the UK coastal destination that needs to be on your wanderlust list. Lets take a look at the 10 reasons to visit the North Norfolk Coast…

Reasons to visit The Suffolk Show on the 29th & 30th May!

The Suffolk show is the largest two-day visitor experience in the county and is a unique celebration that showcases the best of Suffolk’s food, farming and agricultural heritage. It is organised by The Suffolk Agricultural Association, a charity whose aim is to promote food, farming, the countryside and its importance to Suffolk.

Lovely jubbly! Tingdene team enjoy their 2019 Annual Team Conference

The UK-wide Tingdene Lifestyle team descended on East Anglia in early May for the annual training & awards conference, this year themed ‘Navigate - Your way to success’. The two day event focused on team building, customer service, mental health in the workplace, as well as the usual rewarding success and throwing a party, with some special guests!

Brancaster & Covehithe named as part of 20 of the most beautiful hidden UK beaches

Our UK Coast is a plethora of untouched wilderness and beauty stretching for thousands of miles. There is a new world of untouched dunes, sand and secret caves to explore. A North Norfolk and Suffolk beach has been named as part of 20 of the most beautiful hidden UK beaches and its easy to see why. Lets take a look at why Brancaster & Covehithe should be on your ‘to do list’ of beaches to visit when in East Anglia for your next staycation or visit to your Tingdene holiday home on the coast.

Understanding high tide & low tide when you visit your coastal Holiday Home

Understanding how tides work at the coast helps you plan your coastal activities such as kayaking or taking your S.U.P out on the water, it makes for some great insta opportunities, it lets you discover new parts of the beach you didn’t know exist and gives you added safety on causeways too! Lets take a look, geek status engaged at Tingdene Lifestyle Coastal Tide School…

Navy Spirit - coastal gin distiller donates £5 per bottle to the R.N.L.I

A coastal based gin distiller Conker Spirit has pledged £5 from every bottle of its newest navy strength gin to the R.N.L.I. The Royal National Lifeboat Institution is the largest charity that saves lives at sea around the UK coast. We get in the charity ‘spirit’ and raise a glass to the courageous men and women who have worked selflessly over two centuries to end preventable loss of life at sea. …

Discover the Lincolnshire Wolds

Watch our brand new video on the Lincolnshire Wolds, find out some interesting facts and history about this area of outstanding natural beauty, discover Mablethorpe beach on the coast & find out about why there has been a resurgence in people investing in chalet holiday properties in 2019 in Lincolnshire!

To Hull and back - invest in a property on the Withernsea coast

Located on the Withernsea coast, Tingdene Kenwood & Colleys is the perfect base to explore East Yorkshire and beyond. With it’s newly built promenade, historic lighthouse with breathtaking views as far as the Humber Bridge & Blue Flag beaches stretching for miles. We check out two newly refurbished properties up for grabs…

Visit the family fun Easter holiday home open weekend in Suffolk!

Get some life out of your life savings and invest in a UK holiday home for you and your family this Easter! Visit our family fun Easter holiday home open weekend at Tingdene Broadlands Park & Marina in Oulton Broad Suffolk. There is a host of guests appearances for all the family including Cinderella, Batman with the Batmobile from the 1989 film, great live entertainment, a BBQ, Easter egg hunt plus get the chance to view a range of holiday homes for sale!

Celebrating influential women from Norfolk on International Women's Day

In the spirit of International Women’s Day, we take a look at multitude of influential women hailing from Norfolk. International Women's Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity.

Artist & sailor Sophie Coleman sources old sail cloth to make beach bags!

At Tingdene Lifestyle we do the love the UK coast for many reasons. One of them is discovering how people and artists have drawn and taken inspiration from it to create something new. re-purposed and beautiful! We came across Devon based artist and sailor Sophie Coleman who makes beach bags, tote bags and duffle bags from old sail cloth sourced from Exmouth in Devon! Let’s take a look…