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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!

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…

Holiday Home & Travel Trends Infographic

At Tingdene Lifestyle we love a good fact, especially when it comes to some fun facts and the latest statistics on all things to do with UK holidays, staycations and holiday home owners! Take a look at our latest Holiday Home and Travel Trends infographic compiled just for you! Lets check it out…

Discovering the Norfolk Broads - a magical waterland

Watch our brand new video with writer and broadcaster Pete Goodrum who has written several books on the history of Norfolk and the Norfolk Broads! We take a look at the unusual inception and beginnings of this fabulous area of the UK and the popularity of visiting the Broads all year round as a holiday home and staycation destination!

Tingdene Lifestyle set to launch new uniform for a new era

Tingdene Lifestyle set to launch new uniform for a new era

Back in 2008 we launched and rolled our first uniform across our portfolio. Whilst it was suitable at the time, it had become tired and outdated. This appeared to be the perfect opportunity to refresh the look of the company’s uniform and have an update! We take a look a behind the scenes of the making of Tingdene Lifestyle’s new uniform for a new era…..

Visit Tingdene at The Camping Caravan & Motorhome show!

Today is the start of the UK’s biggest showcase of motorhomes, campervans, caravans, caravan holiday homes and lodges. Plus new season tents of all sizes, trailer tents, folding caravans and holiday accessories all under one roof. Tingdene will be there too! So its a great chance to chat to us about all of our products and lifestyle options we offer from residential park homes, holiday homes, holidays, hotel breaks and even marinas, so come see us this week until Sunday 24th February at the NEC in Birmingham!

A trendy Cafe you need to visit on the Lincolnshire coast!

Seascape is more than just a cafe, it has a great vibe with a glorious view through huge triangular windows overlooking the Lincolnshire coast. With a recent award too we take a look and see what all the fuss is about. So lets load up the car, grab the dog and head to Chapel St Leonards….

5 of the best Valentines ideas at the coast

It’s that time of the year again! Around 1 billion valentines cards are exchanged each year. Which makes it the second biggest seasonal card sending time of the year. Of course here at Tingdene Lifestyle we are all about the coast, so we have put together 5 of the best and quirky valentines ideas at the coast. Let’s check it out…

Norwich Market is a firm Norfolk travel destination after winning national award!

Norwich Market has recently won a national award for ‘Best Large Outdoor Market’ in the Great British Market Awards 2019! Featuring a mix of independent young traders with a varied offering, including international cuisines and trendy fashion, we take a look a why you need to add Norwich Market and its 200+ brightly coloured stalls to your ‘must visit’ list when travelling to Norfolk.

The resurgence of the chalet for the 21st century

The chalet was generally seen as a popular holiday home construction type in the 1950’s, 1960’s and 1970’s following the post war era which was the boom period in UK tourism when the first motorways were created giving families easy access to UK seaside destinations which would have previously taken much longer on smaller, slower A roads. We explore why investing now in a timber chalet in 2019 gets you lots of bang for you buck and presents a mini grand designs opportunity for a bespoke refurbishment for the 21st century..

Line up announced for Latitude Festival in Suffolk!

The glorious fields of Henham Park, Suffolk will once again be turned into a majestic world bursting with music, arts, foodie feasts and family fun on 18th-21st July 2019 for the 14th edition of Latitude Festival. Today hot off the press Latitude have announced the line up! Tingdene loves all things Suffolk and this is a fab event for all the family not just your grandchildren! Check it out the line up here…

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…