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    Acorn Cottages started as a small construction business based in the East Midlands region. The family-owned business serviced several communities and villages in the region, mainly building farm cottages and garden sheds.

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    Despite rampant urbanization in major cities, England still preserves its natural resources and landscapes.

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Are you looking to be more productive this weekend? Weekends are mostly all about relaxing or taking a break from a busy week for all of us. But that does not mean we can’t be busy this weekend as well. Busy is not always a bad thing, there is a good busy and that is always a lot better than doing nothing at all. Here are some things you might want to give a try this weekend. Start a Farm Cottage Project A farm cottage is not meant to be built on farms or farmlands alone. You can have one right at your backyard. ThinkRead More →

Country life or farm life is a big selling point in tourism here in England. People are looking to escape the city and the best way to do that is to go where there are no buildings and cars. So, for the perfect farm getaway, here are the places you should visit. Hall Hill Farm, County Durham Have you ever seen a lamb giving birth and watching the little ones crying? Well, you need to visit Hall Hill Farm during the spring. One of the highlights of your trip here is seeing a lamb bear its children. You can even bottle feed a lamb. ThereRead More →

Here in the market town of Macclesfield, it is not what you can do but what you can experience and the places you can experience. To really make your trip worth it, here are the places you need to list down for you to visit. It is best to stay at least four days to visit most of the top places here. The Peak District Visit the UK’s oldest national park that has been around since 1951, the Peak District. From here, you’ll see an endless stretch of green fields and mountain ranges from afar. A walk around the park is not going to cutRead More →

Buxton is a small town in the East Midlands region. It is not that popular when it comes to international tourism. That is why not many people know just what this “small” town has to offer. If you are planning to visit Buxton soon, here is your ultimate guide to really experience and immerse yourself to the brilliance of this town. Poole’s Cavern This particular cavern is only a couple of minutes away from the heart of Buxton. In here, you’ll see a lot of weird and unusual concretions and of course the poached eggs stalagmites with yolk-like pigments on the tips. You are sureRead More →

When you say tourism or travel to England, what enters your mind? You’ll of course immediately of London, Big Ben, Palace of Westminster, etc. But England has to offer more than just history places and beautiful structures. Country life in England is very much alive in many areas in the country. That is why country life or rural tourism is booming here. Farm accommodation Have you ever heard of farm accommodation? Well, to sum it up, this type of accommodation or service is all about charming and rustic B&Bs or farm cottages in the middle of farmlands and greenspace. It is a type of tourismRead More →

There is so many reasons why people build farm cottages. If you have one in your own backyard, then you probably know at least one or two of those reasons. So, for our readers out there, you guys should really consider a farm cottage for your own home. To help nudge you in the right direction, here are the top reasons why people build farm cottages. For Farming The main reason of course is for farming purposes. Farm cottages are mostly built on secluded areas near your farm and not in backyards. Farmers and field workers use farm cottages for so many reasons. Some useRead More →