Tips and deals of the week: 08/05/2011

The hotel

Liss Ard in West Cork, Ireland, is reopening for summer following its renovation by a team including the founder of Woolley Grange.

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The deal

Get a week in a two-bedroom house in a holiday complex in Azay-le-Rideau, in France's Loire Valley, from £382 in total with

The website

Pitch up in a private garden this summer festival season. The low-cost idea comes new website, which is encouraging homeowners to rent out their green spaces for as little as £4 per person.