Join The Simple Things for a day in the country with Yeo Valley


Join us for a special day, hosted by Yeo Valley exclusively for readers of The Simple Things Learn more about growing organically, watch a butter-making demonstration and receive some expert tuition on arranging flowers. You’ll spend the morning in the tranquil Yeo Valley Organic Garden, meeting the friendly garden team as you pick an array of flowers from the six and a… Continue reading

Escape: The country's oldest daffodil hotspot

The country's oldest daffodil hotspot

They brighten our homes and herald spring. Grow them, visit them or simply enjoy them – you’ve got to love a daff

Escaping: Moon Walk

Go for a walk by moonlight, the Simple Things magazine

Can’t wait for longer spring days to enjoy the great outdoors? You don’t need to. Go for a moon walk under night skies

Win a cosy winter break with New Forest Living and The Simple Things

Relax, recharge, unwind. Spend a long weekend in a forest hideaway, Hunters Moon cottage in Godshill is the perfect setting for a weekend getaway… As the summer holiday season draws to a close we’re already dreaming of winter breaks in unspoilt countryside: watching the sun rise across misty fields, warming our toes in front of… Continue reading

Sponsored post: A summer escape in Somerset

Somerset yurts

Somerset Yurts is run by husband and wife team, Mark and Emma Cavill along with our two young boys, Will and Tommy. Having spent 10 years in hectic corporate life around the Thames Valley, we decided the time was right to move back to Mark’s family farm and settle down in our beloved West Country…. Continue reading

Pitching tents this summer, the dos and don'ts

Photography: XPeria2Day

Heading to Glastonbury this week? Or perhaps you’re preparing for the first camping trip of the year, either way here’s a recap of everything you’ve forgotten since the last time. 1. Lay the flysheet (outer layer) flat, ensuring doors and so on are zipped up. Think: “I could be at home now, catching up on… Continue reading

Sponsored post: Happy glampers in Herefordshire


If your tastes run to a touch of up-market camping accommodation set amid the glorious Herefordshire countryside, then look no further than our chic new Glamping units. We have two high-class bell tents, which are sited on raised wooden decking. The tents are spacious and well equipped, with luxuries not normally found when camping. These… Continue reading

Wordless Wednesday: A journey through Southern Italy

Puglia Italy, photography: Inntravel

Dreaming of getting lost between olive groves, discovering secret caves on the coastline, and marveling at the Baroque architecture. To find out more about Puglia visit the Inntravel website.

Wild camping: the best places in Britain


Can you hear it? The unzipping of a sleeping bag, crackling fires and chirping crickets. It’s the distinctive call of the wild. Telling us its time to dust of our tents and get out into the British countryside. Inspired by our wild camping feature inside issue 10, we’ve picked out five of our favourite sites… Continue reading