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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.

Go to lissardestate.com

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 lagrange-holidays.co.uk.

The website

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