Here’s us in newsprint and digital.

The ones we know about anyway…

  • January 2021 – Coolstays feature Oddways in their, “Top 10 Family Getaways in 2021” article.

    The online article can be viewed here.



  • July 2020 – The Times features Gins Barn, via Sawdays, for 30 Best British Boltholes, in the Travel Section.

  • August 2020 – Red Magazine, features Gins Barn in their Travel Section. Editor Sarah Tomzack stayed and wrote the piece.



  • October 2020 – Hampshire Life Magazine features Oddways as it’s Modern Life house of the month.

  • November 2019 – The Guardian feature Pitts Deep Cottage in the weekend Observer.

    The online article can be viewed here.


  • October 2019 – The Boat Shed is included in the Top 10 with Host Unusual’s article, Fresh Adventures for Autumn.

  • September 2019 – Spend September in the New Forest on the Travel Begins at 40 online journal.

  • June 2019 – The Travel Begins at 40 website.

    The well regarded Travel Begins at 40 website has featured us several times this year already. Here we are again:

  • June 2019 – The Hidden Spa – our newest house on the block has been in the glossies twice already in 2018 and 2019.

    The magazines are InsideOut magazine June 2017 and the article was called Going Dutch.
    It was also in Wonen Landeliijke Stijl, Ed 2, in 2018 and the article was Britse Ode aan Nederlan (which means a British nod at the The Netherlands).
  • May 2019 – Hampshire Life cover Brockwell for their Real Homes section. Emma Caulton writes about the beautiful house renovation and the owners lives in New Zealand and the New Forest.

  • Pig Shed at Ploughmans - East End - New Forest Escapes

    March 3rd 2019 – The Times Weekend Supplement has an article “50 of Britain’s best cottages’. Ploughmans is in the ‘Best for Families’ section.


  • Jan 2019 – Getaway Magazine in The Mirror shows the Boat Shed (bottom right in the yellow column) as Cottages with Big Difference.


  • November 2018 – This coverage of the Boat Shed was in the in the i Newspaper, weekend Travel section.

  • November 2018 – Our summer wedding star and bride, Erin Leahy, is featured in the Charlie Brear wedding dress blog.

    Read more here to learn about her wedding at Gins and how she pulled such a lovely day off.



  • August 2018 – Tasha-Mae, our local event co-ordinator recently helped Erin and Krzysiek get married at Gins Barn.

    Read the full article here. 


  • July 2018 – Hampshire Life cover The Old Post Office for their Real Homes section. Emma Caulton writes about simple pleasures and family fun.

  • July 2018 – Hampshire Life present an exclusive at Ploughmans Cottage, our first New Forest Escape 6 year ago, but as Emma Caulton finds out, the magic is still the same.


  • April 2018 – Scene Therapy Blog does Eat me Drink me Cottage.

    Read the full article here. 

  • Summer 2018 – The Times, via Olivers Travels, features Sunnydell Cottage as 3rd our of 50 houses,  for in their article, ’50 of Britains best holiday houses’.

  • March 2017 – editor Mary Malyon came to stay and reviewed Slate Cottage for their Hampshire blog.

    Read the full article here. 

  • December 2017 – Hampshire Life present an exclusive with our newest New Forest Escapes Property: Slate Cottage. This Christmas feature showcased the fantastic renovations the new owners made to make this into an exceptional holiday home.

  • May 2017 -New Forest Escapes are Muddy Stilettos finalists for Best Hotel. (OK so we’re not a hotel, I think they mean best accommodation).

  • May 2017. Pitts Deep Cottage is in Coolstays Top 10 Best Beach Houses in the UK. We agree. Nicely chosen. Thanks.

  • April 2017, Ploughmans Cottage, near Lymington, is in Muddy Stilettoes blog Big and Beautiful.

  • March 2017 Blogger, Margot Tries the Good Life has done a lovely story about some of our houses.

  • February 2017- Muddy Stilettos blog article ’14 places to rent on the South Coast’

  • January 2017- Help for Heroes SS17 shoot for their clothing catalogue. This time at Gins Barn and Beckheath’s Beach Hut at Milford on Sea.

  • September 2016 – Hampshire Life Magazine. Gins Barn is in the Real Homes section.

  • July 2016 – Help for Heroes Autumn Winter brochure. The lovely team and their smiley models came and shot this in July with us at Ploughmans Cottage

  • November 2016 Gins Barn hosted the Rock & Roam launch event for the “New Forest social” – a members club for locals and country weekenders.

  • March 2016. The Telegraph does an article on the owner of Eat me Drink me Cottage.

    Read the full article here.

  • June 2016. Pitts Deep was in The Independent this last week in an article on “Britains best beach cottages”.

  • On Sunday 28th November 2015. Pitts Deep cottage was featured in The Times, Travel Section “The 30 cosiest cottages in Britain”.

  • Dec. 2015. Pitts Deep was also recently in the Evening Standard

  • In 2014 Ploughmans was no 2 in The Times Travel supplement for Best Family Self-Catering in Castles, Cottages and Cabins article.