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Archive for February, 2011

Wednesday, February 16th, 2011


When renting out your home it’s easy to over do things, or indeed under estimate some of the work involved before or after your guests arrive. And while you don’t have to put absolutely everything you own into storage while renting out your home, you do need still need to factor in things like the amount of washing that will be required once your guests leave. Who wants to wash 10 sets of bed linen and numerous loads of towels in the middle of winter after all?

With that in mind, we’ve put together some tips to help you get started with renting out your home. (more…)

Tuesday, February 8th, 2011


For live music fans it’s important to plan ahead and decide which music festivals you want to attend in the coming year.  If you are a keen music fan you’ve probably already researched the festivals to see which acts and bands are playing where, how and when tickets need to be purchased and whether camping or accommodation nearby should be booked. For those of you undecided about which music festival is for you, we’ve highlighted some of our favourites below: (more…)

Tuesday, February 8th, 2011


Here at Eventful Stays we are big rugby fans and have been looking forward to the 6 Nations with interest and trepidation. But who is going to win this year’s competition? We have taken a look at the teams and made our predictions of who will win. Why not let us know what you think and whether you agree or disagree with our predictions and what your thoughts are on the rugby witnessed throughout the event? (more…)

Friday, February 4th, 2011

Corporate events

Organising a corporate entertainment event is often considered to be a tiresome task and is especially daunting if you haven’t organised one before. They require a lot of detailed planning and organisational skills to ensure that numbers are counted, all required bookings are made and that timings have been worked out to (military) precision.

Eventful Stays have a number of fantastic properties available for corporate events and have put together a few handy tips to help you organise your event successfully. (more…)

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011

Bath, Somerset, England

Bath has been my hometown for the past 12 years, and I feel like I have never given it the credit that it deserves. Every year, millions of people flock to this ‘jewel in the South’ in order to sample the delights it has to offer bringing in a massive £350 million to the town. As a resident, I have become desensitised to the wonders and attractions that are so appealing to so many people around the world and I am forced to wonder what it is that brings them to this historic city. Whenever I tell people that I am from Bath, I am always met with the same response; “wow aren’t you lucky! I love Bath!” This has led me to believe that I take such a truly wonderful and cultural place for granted. (more…)