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Looking for Things to Do in Essex This Half Term (October 2017)? Ideas for Days out with the Kids

Really? Half-Term is already here!!?!??!   With many Essex attractions viewing half-term as the last opportunity to make the most of daylight saving time, there are lots of fab ideas for days out with the kids this half-term.  While I’m personally loving homemade soup and those comforting Sunday lunches, that autumn light during sunset keeps me heading outdoors to enjoy it. So
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Beach Hut Life: My October (2017) RoundUp

Hey, fellow hutters and welcome to our first Beach Hut Life! This is a roundup of all things happening in our beach hut life and hope that you enjoy it over the months and years to come! But as you can expect, as the days get shorter, our updates, emails, blogs and news frequency will slow down a little in comparison to
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Beach Hut Decor: How to Style Your Beach Hut for Winter Use

I know many beach hut owners who love the winter season.  The comfort and peace that you can get from bunkering down in a beach hut with little gas heaters and hot chocolate, after a brisk walk on the beach is priceless.  But when it comes to changing your beach hut decor, it can all feel like too much hard
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Looking for Things to Do in Essex in August (2017)? Ideas for Days out with the Kids

It’s been one of those weeks where I’m still loving the early evening light those beautiful rainbows after a big downpour.  But I’m also conscious that Autumn isn’t too far off and so any chance I have, I’m heading outdoors to enjoy that light.  With several weeks left of the school holidays, what better excuse do you need to cram in even more days out
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Thinking About Hiring a Millie’s Beach Hut? Beach Hut Hire Locations

Wow! I never knew that you could hire a beach hut.  Where are your beach huts? For many people who stumble upon our social media accounts, this is the first question they ask! And while you may have heard us talk about our ambitions to have a Millie’s Beach Hut on every UK coastline, we are a young, growing business. Yes
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What is a Beach Hut? Beach Hut Hire Q&A

Isn’t a beach hut just a shed?  No? Well, what is a Beach Hut? I’m always amazed at how many people still ask me this question but with around 10,000 beach huts in the UK, they aren’t exactly the norm. Particularly if you are talking to someone from Scotland or Ireland. So, dive in below. I’ll cover the basics like
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Where Can I Park when Hiring a Beach Hut in Walton-on-the-Naze (Southcliff), Essex?

Wondering where you can park when hiring a beach hut in Walton-on-the-Naze? Our first video in our new Beach Hut Hire Q&A Channel answers that very question. More than helpful if you are booked into Skye, Millie, Harley, Isla, Sunnysands or The Glasshouse who are all based in the Southcliff part of Walton-on-the-Naze. So, do you want to know where to park,
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Beach Hut Hire Questions and Answers (Q&A): Our YouTube Channel Launch

Do you have a question about beach hut hire? Yes? Well you are in luck as we’ve just launched our new Beach Hut Hire Q&A Channel.  Did I hear a whoop!?!?!??   Beach Hut Hire Q&A: Our YouTube Channel Launch     VIDEO TRANSCRIPT   Hi, and welcome to the Millie’s Beach Huts Q&A channel. I’m Vicky, and I’m the
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2017 Spirit of Summer Photo Competition – Call for Sponsors

Our yearly photo competition is back and we’re looking for like-minded business to work with as sponsors. As one of two annual competitions that we run, our Spirit of Summer Photo competition is a great opportunity to support the beach hut lover community.  And don’t forget those budding photographers who are out and about capturing memories during the summer months.  
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Looking for Things to Do in Essex in July (2017)? Ideas for Days out with the Kids

I don’t know about you but the summer diary is starting to fill up and I’m getting excited about heading off on adventures.  But what about the weekends and those school holidays that are lingering?  Is it possible to squeeze in, even more, fab days out with the kids?  Errrrr, of course it is!!! If you are ready to plan