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Meet Our PA & Property Management Assistant – Sam 

Tue, 2nd Apr 2024

As we move from winter into spring, we love seeing the beautiful transformation of the seasons changing, made even better with a new addition to our team!  Meet the wonderful…

Meet Dawn, Our Property Management Assistant in Craster

Tue, 2nd Apr 2024

We know that for a truly wonderful staycation, it is always useful to have a friendly face on hand to help with any queries you may have. If you are…

Meet John Rudden, Our Private Chef at Oughtershaw Hall 

Fri, 9th Feb 2024

There is a whole team of people inside and out of Catch the Breeze Retreats that work to make our guests’ stays memorable, to cherish for a lifetime. One of…

24 Things to Do in 2024

Fri, 19th Jan 2024

A New Year often calls for a taste for new and exciting things to look forward to, and where better to delve in new experiences than Catch the Breeze Retreats?…

Explore, Relax, Repeat … A Craster Retreat

Mon, 11th Dec 2023

A guest blog written by Donna, the Coastal Custodian. Coastal walks along endless stretches of almost empty beaches with uninterrupted views of the rugged Northumberland coastline. With castles and historic…

Festive Activities Taking Place Around Our Properties 

Wed, 25th Oct 2023

Christmas. The time to be surrounded by family and friends, indulge in delicious seasonal food and drink, and watch towns across the country transform into twinkling winter wonderlands.   If you…

Autumn Activities to do Whilst Staying with CTBR 

Fri, 29th Sep 2023

As the warm summer nights draw to a close and we begin to welcome the chills of autumn, now is the perfect time to start planning what autumn activities will…

Catching the Summer Breeze 2023

Mon, 4th Sep 2023

As we wave goodbye to summer 2023, we can reflect on what an exciting time it has been at Catch the Breeze Retreats. From our very own house manager, Ben,…

Coastal Retreats in Craster Open to New Ownership

Thu, 17th Aug 2023

Craster Harbour (view from the new cottages) Two properties in the quaint fishing village of Craster have opened their sea view doors to guests after undergoing extensive makeovers. Under the…

Splendid Isolation: the restoration of Oughtershaw Hall

Thu, 6th Jul 2023

Read the article on Yorkshire Living here.

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