Cookie policy

We use cookies for a variety of reasons. Unfortunately, in most cases, there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features that they bring to this website. It is recommended that you leave all cookies on if you are not sure whether you need them or not, just in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

Disabling Cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. We recommend that you do not disable cookies.

The Cookies We Set

If you create an account with us, then we will use cookies for the management of the sign-up process and general administration. These cookies will usually be deleted when you log out, however in some cases they may remain afterwards to remember your site preferences when logged out.

This website offers e-commerce or payment facilities and some cookies are essential to ensure that your order is remembered between pages so that we can process it properly.

When you submit data via an enquiry form cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.

Third Party Cookies

In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

This website uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.

As this is a transactional booking website it’s important for us to understand statistics about how many of the visitors to our site go on to make a booking. This is also important to you, as it means that we can accurately make business predictions that allow us to optimise our marketing and advertising budgets and to keep our prices competitive and good value.

We also use social media buttons on this website that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work Facebook and Instagram will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their platform or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.

What is a Cookie?

A ‘cookie’ is a small text file that is placed on a user’s computer hard drive when using a website. The use of cookies is standard practice, with many brands using them to provide an enhanced customer experience on their websites.

What Types of Cookie Do You Use?

  • We use essential and performance cookie types to make our website more useful by personalising information for visitors and by storing information about your preferences on our site. Essential (functional) cookies are necessary for the website to work and cannot be switched off without impairing the functionality of our website. Performance cookies allow us to measure and improve the performance of our website and provide enhanced functionality and personalisation.
  • We use Google Analytics to better understand our website traffic patterns and to help us analyse (on an aggregated basis only) where visitors go, and what they do whilst visiting our website.
  • We also use cookies in our email communications to personalise emails and track whether the mail has been opened or read, and whether the recipient has used any website links contained in the email.
  • We also use advertising cookies - for example to track and monitor ads placed on Facebook and other social media platforms.

Cookie details

Cookies we useType of CookieCookie NameCookie DurationPurpose
Content Management SystemEssentialCraftSessionId
Browsing session
Browsing session

Our Content Management System (CMS) requires cookies to function. These cookies do not collect any personal information or IP addresses, and neither does the information they store get passed to any third parties.

These cookies are used to communicate with the CMS for the purposes of user authentication, form validation and security, and basic website operations.

Google AnalyticsPerformance_ga
2 years
2 years
1 day
1 minute

This cookie is set by Google Analytics. It stores and updates a unique value for each page visited and is used to count and track page views.

Google Analytics cookies are used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports.