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Fun Christmas Facts

December 6, 2019

Have you ever wondered how some of our most popular Christmas traditions started? Why we decorate our homes with a Christmas tree, kiss under the mistletoe or why different countries have different names for Father Christmas? Many of our Christmas traditions have interesting origins,…

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What’s on in December

November 29, 2019

If you are looking for the perfect way to end 2019, St Andrews guarantees a fabulous festive December, buzzing with Christmas markets, dazzling Christmas lights and seasonal shows! Here’s our round up of the best activities and events taking place next month if you…

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Welcoming Marc Jürgen Wöhner to the Rufflets team

November 22, 2019

It has been an exciting week as we welcomed new Head Chef – Marc Wohner to Rufflets. A passion that began at the age of sixteen as a kitchen apprentice with the Romantic Hotel Group in Munich, Germany has taken Marc around the world…

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Ways you can help wildlife this winter

November 15, 2019

Winter can be a difficult time for wildlife and with the plummeting temperatures over the last week or two, animals and birds need to find places to shelter from the frosty weather. While some wildlife stock up in autumn and hibernate through the winter,…

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Wintry offerings

November 8, 2019

It’s surprising for visitors to our kitchen garden, just how much we still continue to harvest in early November. The vegetable beds are packed with carrots, parsnips, potatoes, beetroot and leeks and while Halloween may have long passed, we are still enjoying our bumper…

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Our own team of tour guides

November 1, 2019

When you have the good fortune of living in a coastal location that is a desirable place to visit, entertaining family and friends is inevitable. Balancing the role of host, tour guide and cook can be exhausting, but don’t fall into the trap of…

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