Cookie Policy

As part of the new European Union privacy protection laws we are required to inform you when we use tracking features called  ‘cookies’ on our website.

How Cookies are Used

“Cookies” are small text files sent to your computer or mobile when you visit a website.

Most websites use cookies, and in our case we use them to understand where visitors are coming from and how they use our website in order for us to constantly improve the website experience.

We don’t use cookies to track individuals or store sensitive information such as your name, address or credit card details.

Third parties (such as online reservations systems, Google and social media websites) that feature on this website may also use cookies to ensure their features and processes work properly. Please note we are not responsible for cookie usage on these websites and features.

Our website uses third party companies to deliver online services. Their websites may also use cookies to ensure their features and processes work properly. Please note we are not responsible for cookie usage on these websites and features.

Current Third Parties

Google mapping




What to do if you do not consent to us using cookies:

If you do not consent to us using cookies you can restrict or delete them from your browser. To help you change your browsers cookie preferences we have collated some instructions for the most popular browsers.

If you would like to restrict the use of cookies you can control this in your Internet browser. Links to advice on how to do this for the most popular Internet browsers are provided below for convenience and will be available for the Internet browser of your choice either online or via the software help (normally available via key F1).

Internet Explorer

Google Chrome

Mozilla Firefox

Apple Safari

Please note if cookies are disabled the online browsing experience “may” be limited.

What cookies do we use?

 Cookie Type What we use them for
 _utma This
cookie is what’s called a “persistent” cookie, and keeps track of
the number of times a visitor has been to the site, when their first visit
was, and when their last visit occurred.
 _utmb Records
when a visitor enters a site, and expires at     the end of the
 _utmc Records
when a visitor leaves a site. It expires after 30 minutes if there is no
 _utmz Keeps
track of where the visitor came from, search criteria, and geographic region
they came from. It expires in 6 months.
 ctst Used to
make sure we can write the 3rd party cookies.
 stc4101 This is
the third party cookie used to store all the other cookie data in
concatenated form. The Cookie’s name has the site ID in it.
 stcs4101 stcs[siteid]
temporary (session) data used for de duping the main cookie store
preferences for the Google widgets.
/  original_referer / k / js /    guest_id / _twitter_sess
that support our third party social media partner Twitter.
website uses a number of session cookies which ensure you are remembered as
you move between pages. Without a session cookie features such booking
engines and shops would not work.

 Http Only cookies:
ASP.NET_SessionId / xid /  RefererCookie /  store_language

Used only
when transmitting HTTP (or HTTPS) requests  these cookies restrict
access from other, non-HTTP APIs (such as JavaScript). This restriction
mitigates but does not eliminate the threat of session cookie theft.