What is a cookie?

A cookie is a piece of data that is stored on a computer, tablet or mobile when you browse the Internet which allows that computer, tablet or mobile device to be recognised when the site is visited again. Cookies placed by us, our commercial partners or other third parties when you visit this website do not recognise you personally; they recognise the device you are using. Cookies allow several important features on the website, such as making bookings and returning to pages that you have searched. They also help to keep the website secure, remember your preferences and personalise content on the website so that it is more relevant to you. Oh, and don’t worry, because cookies absolutely do not harm your device in any way

Why do we have a cookies policy?

We like to be as open with you as possible about what you can expect when you visit our website. Our implementation of a cookies policy also allows us to comply with government legislation, which is kind of important.

Our cookies policy

To make full use of this website, and your device, when you browse the internet you should accept cookies. A lot of online functionality will only work with the use of cookies, which means that without them, your online experience may be a bit boring. Please note that our cookies will not store any of your personal information, including any payment or address details.

Need a bit more clarification? Why, of course! Here is some info about the four different categories of cookie you may come across:

Just so you known, these are the cookies we currently use and the reasons why:
_utma, _utmb, _utmc, _Utmz These cookies are used by Google Analytics and help us understand how many people visit our website , where visitors found our website and what pages are most popular
PHPSESSID This is a session cookie which stores the state of the booking process as well as user details when logged in.

Managing cookies

It is up to you whether you allow cookies to be placed on your device, and you have control over whether or not to allow them. You’re the boss.

What happens if I don't allow cookies?

If cookies aren't enabled on your device, your experience on the website may be limited. You may not have the opportunity to browse fully and freely or add products to your basket and purchase them, which would render your visit basically useless!

How do I disable or enable cookies?

You will need to disable or enable cookies via your internet browser. For information on how to manage cookies your tablet or mobile, please take a look at your device’s documentation, or online help files. Here is some handy info about how to manage cookies in your browser:

Google Chrome:

Mozilla Firefox:

Internet Explorer 6+:

Safari browser: