Best Summer Songs: Playlists for the Beach

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Looking for that perfect playlist for a day at the beach?   Fingers crossed that I’m not about to jinx the hot spell we’ve had BUT.. doesn’t it feel like summer is on its way??? Whether you have hired one of Essex’s Beach Beach Huts, heading out for a campervan adventure, loading the car for a family day out or … Read More

Behind The Scenes (BTS): Our new approach to customer experience

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Have you heard about the latest BAD customer experience example? It’s not been possible to open a social media feed today without seeing the saga unfold around Balgonie Castle and as at 9.22pm tonight, the facebook post initiated by Lauren Ann Hammond showing the social media comments that created such a storm had been shared 24.3k times! I won’t repeat … Read More

Why are beach huts expensive to buy?

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Parents “How much did they cost?” Me “The basic build was £12.5k then you added on interior options.  It’s a new beach hut build and in great location right next to Walton Pier” Parents:  “Ok but if you can’t sleep in it, surely It has water and electricity, though, doesn’t it???” Me:   “Sigh…Errrr no, there is a tap and … Read More

5 reasons not to hire a Beach Hut from Millie’s Beach Huts

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  In my mid-twenties, I really started to get the “travel bug”, and over the years, I’ve travelled to Thailand, Malaysia, India, America, Italy…… the list goes on.   There was even a sailing trip or two in sunny climates, thanks to my amazing friend Sue for introducing me to boats (my love of the coast and beaches goes a long … Read More

Looking for a fun, free Family Day Out? 15 Great Days Out in Essex

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Kids off school, run out of things to do, looking for some FREE half term activities for the family? We know that family days out can be expensive, sometimes just the entrance fees can be a slight ‘sting’ in the tail on an otherwise great family day out and so I’ve pulled together 15 great ideas for a free family … Read More

Beach Nail Art: 25 Inspiring Nail Trends for Spring 2016

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Beach Nail Art Inspiration (2016)   Nothing quite announces the start of the Spring/Summer than some beach themed nail art and I couldn’t help but get excited when Honey (from Honey B Beauty Bar) mentioned her new nail technician had started and that they were expecting a new delivery of nail spring colours from the Jessica POP Couture range. There’s … Read More

Behind the Scenes (BTS): Better Late than Never

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I woke up this morning with a one of those niggles, I knew if I couldn’t come up with a solution to a problem that had come up, I was going to have to push the official opening dates of the new beach huts for hire back. I was going to be LATE – queue feeling of dread. I’m a … Read More

Dog Friendly Holiday: A review of Lusty Glaze Beach Cottage

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Dog-Friendly, Beach Huts and a private beach for sunrises and sunsets:   Lusty Glaze offers it all. Having visited Cornwall for the first time earlier in the year with Millie, my beach obsessed English Springer Spaniel, I’d been itching to go back.   The standard of beaches and dog-friendly days out had me hooked… oh and they had some pretty … Read More

5 Things to Pack for your Beach Hut Day

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With summer now upon us, final payments and confirmations whizzing their way to their our future guests, many of you are now starting to plan your day and answer that most important question… what to pack!! With so many items already provided in each beach hut, we thought we’d help those mums who may be struggling to work out what … Read More