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A wick-ed weekend at Candlelit Dartmouth

Nov 25
2009

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The charming The Candlelit Dartmouth FestivalSouth-Devon sailing town of Dartmouth is set to come alight on 11th December when hundreds of hand-made candle lanterns parade through the town's streets in a beguiling procession to mark the start of the Christmas season. Blue Chip Holidays has a number of attractive self-catering properties available in the town over the two days of the festival.

Cornish Christmas in gorgeous Cawsand

Nov 24
2009

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Santa himself would strMy View, Cawsanduggle to match this offer. We’ve cut the price of Christmas week by the sea in the enchanting Cornish coastal village of Cawsand.  Reduced by 20% until 01 December, My View is a stunning five-bedroom seaside house that boasts an indoor pool, spa, sauna, games room, pool table and state-of-the-art entertainment system that includes flat screen TVs throughout, even in the bathrooms. 

An In-Spier-ing Auction!

Nov 18
2009

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Judy SpiersBlue Chip Holidays' Children in Need generosity was broadcast across Devon today on the Judy Spiers Show on BBC Radio Devon! With the worthy cause of Children in Need in mind, a jaw dropping prize of week of self-catering indulgence at the splendid ‘At the Beach' in Torcross, a meal at the 14th Century Start Bay Inn and a scrumptious organic vegbox from Riverford Organic Produce. Alan from Moorshop was the lucky winner to scoop this bargain and his winning bid of £750 will go directly to the charity's laudable cause. Congratulations to him and a huge thank you to everyone who bid! If you were an unsuccessful bidder, why not take a look at the superb range of luxury properties that Blue Chip Holidays' offers in ‘At the Beach'; prices start from a mere £230 per week!

Children in Need: Tune in to win!

Nov 17
2009

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We’re offering listeners of BBC Radio Devon the opportunity to bid for a luxury self-catering week at the one of the UK’s top ten seaside hideaways, as short-listed by the Sunday Mirror.  

Out and About: Family fun at beautiful Bovey!

Nov 14
2009

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After a visit to the stunning Bovey Castle earlier this week, recent recruit Anthony Dodd reports on the activities that a family could enjoy.  

The Blue Chip Holidays team went on tour this week with an enchanting trip to Bovey Castle. Sat in the 368 square miles of glorious Dartmoor National Park, the stately grounds simply emanate class, splendour and sophistication. But what may not be so obvious is just how family-friendly the magnificent castle really is.

Olympic views in Portland

Nov 11
2009

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There can be very few loOcean Views, Portlandcations in the world where you can overlook an Olympic finish line from your own luxury apartment, but that's exactly what you get at Ocean Views, Portland, Dorset.

Christmas escapes with added extras!

Nov 05
2009

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It seems Santa Claus will be coming to town a little early for one of Blue Chip Holidays guests this Christmas, as one lucky customer will arrive to find £250 of presents specially selected for their party, alongside a luxury Christmas hamper, tree and decorations. So what better time to make Christmas extra special this year and escape to the South West?  Blue Chip Holidays’ great range of cosy Christmas self-catering cottages, lodges, contemporary coastal apartments and holiday homes available in Somerset, Devon and Cornwall are bound to fill you with festive cheer!

Win a stay in At The Beach with Countryfile Magazine

Oct 01
2009

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Fantastic views from 6 At The BeachIf you'd like a free holiday at the gorgeous 6 At The Beach, do have a look at September or October editions of the BBC Countryfile Magazine, where you can also win a free visit to Woodlands Theme Park. Countryfile MagazineOctober edition of Countryfile

Set in the beautiful and peaceful village of Torcross, 6 At the Beach is a spacious and stylish three-floor cottage. It overlooks three miles of glorious shingle beach where the US Army prepared for the D-Day invasion in World War II; there's even an original American Sherman tank, recovered from the sea in 1984, which has become a tourist attraction in its own right.

Torcross: Overlooking Slapton Sands and Ley6 At The Beach is set in a great location for seaside and nature walks, and is only a matter of minutes from Slapton Ley, a freshwater Nature Reserve, which is great for bird and wildlife spotting. Add to this a range of great local pubs and fabulous cafes, and you have the perfect mix for a wonderful break away from it all. Read a full review of a stay in At The Beach, by Michelle from our team who stayed in February 2009.

So, what are you waiting for? Coutryfile is on the stands nationwide now and the competition is open until the end of October.

Stay in one of Queen Victoria's favourite holiday retreats

Sep 16
2009

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The Cary Arms overlooking Babbacombe BayStay at Oddicombe Beach in Torquay -  one of Queen Victoria's favourite holiday locations - and get a second week at a luxury beach-side property for half the price.

Set at the bottom of a steep and winding road, the secluded Beach House, Shell and Pebble holiday apartment each look out over the idyllic Devon coast, taking in Oddicombe Beach, Torquay and Exmouth in the distance. Described by Queen Victoria as: "A beautiful spot...with red cliffs and rocks, and wooded hills like Italy, reminding one of a ballet or play where nymphs appear...," this enchanting location remains a firm favourite for visitors seeking something extra-special.

Waterfront holiday accommodationThe properties each come with access to The Cary Arms Hotel, one of the country's top-10 beach-side hotels. This gives guests free-range of facilities which include a private resident's sitting room, access to a wood-panelled pool/billiard room, and use of the hotel's all-weather outdoor orb, where you can dine or drink under the stars.

A half-hour spa session is thrown in for guests along with a 20% discount on any additional treatments taken during the break. Little ones get their very own personalised bucket and spade, and each cottage gets its own canvas beach bag as well as a welcome hamper stacked with local goodies.

Girls - forget the buoys!

Sep 14
2009

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Cruise in luxury to an unforgettable spa Hen-party

Relax and indulge on Triple SevenArranging an alternative hen party can be a creative challenge, leaving many Maids of Honour feeling well and truly all at sea. So why not follow the nautical theme and consider a truly inspa-ing day including a cruise on board a luxury 80ft motor yacht, lunch at a top restaurant, a spa session and high tea on the beautiful South West coast?

For just £250 per person for up to twelve people, you could have an all-inclusive Hen-party that will turn heads and leave your friends feeling like millionaires.

The stunning Triple Seven can be chartered for an exclusive Hen-party pamper day, including a full body massage or a facial from £3,000.