Villages Near Winchester

Hampshire Removals | Moving to Winchester

Villages Near Winchester

Looking at Villages Near Winchester to Live?

For many people, encountering Winchester is love at first sight. This picture-book city is small enough to walk everywhere yet large enough to attract the High Street brands. It’s surrounded by stunning countryside and yet brimming with independent eateries, festivals and events. For some escaping city life though, Winchester can be too hectic, the tourists too numerous. They’re looking for a more rural lifestyle, with access to the city when they choose.

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Best Places to Live in Finland

Removals to Finland | Moving to Helsinki

Best Places to Live in Finland

Wondering Where the Best Places to Live in Finland Are?

Most people have heard of Helsinki, but what about the rest of Finland? If you’re not keen on settling in the capital city, where are the best places to live in Finland? Let’s start with a few broad brushstrokes. North East Finland offers a snowy wilderness, and sub-zero temperatures. Central Finland (the Finnish Lakeland) is warmer and wetter. Southern Finland is home to Helsinki, and is the warmest and most densely populated area.

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Best Places to Live in Devon

UK Removals to Devon | Moving to Devon

Best Places to Live in Devon

4 Best Places to Live in Devon in 2021

It’s always an exciting moment when the Sunday Times announces their ‘Best Places to Live’ list for the year. Partly because our part of the world (the South West) tends to get quite a few mentions, but also because we check out whether our clients’ best places to live in Devon align with the judges’ decisions. This year they announced that their criteria had changed as a result of the pandemic:

“Our focus for this year has been community, countryside and convenience. It hasn’t been a year for big cities or small villages. Instead it is small towns that have shone: big enough to have everything you need within walking distance and small enough for everyone to feel connected.“

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Relocating to the Netherlands

European Removals to Netherlands | Removals to Netherlands

Relocating to the Netherlands

Thinking of Relocating to the Netherlands?

The Netherlands has always been a popular location for UK businesses. Over the past few years though, there has been a steady flow of companies moving to Amsterdam and Rotterdam. The Holland International Distribution Council reports that in 2021 warehousing space is particularly sought after in order to ease the logistics of UK/European trade in the wake of our departure from the EU. If your business is relocating to the Netherlands, Schepens can help.

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Living in Wiltshire

Removals Wiltshire | Moving to Wiltshire

Living in Wiltshire

Wondering What It’s Like to Live in Wiltshire?

It’s a county that tends to get characterised as the home of Salisbury and Stonehenge, but there’s so much more to living in Wiltshire! Just scratch the surface and you’ll find a wealth of stunning villages with thatched cottages and Georgian houses in yellow sandstone. Then there’s the busy market towns that don’t get the limelight but are lovely to live in, like Corsham, Marlborough or Devizes.

Schepens has been providing removals to Wiltshire for over a century now. Many of our movers are from London originally, and want a change of pace – and a house with a garden. Moving to Salisbury, Chippenham or Devizes from a large city is a major change, and one which requires adjustments. We asked 4 clients who’d relocated from London how they coped, and what advice they might want to pass on:

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Moving to Denmark From UK – The Complete Guide

Moving to Denmark From UK – The Complete Guide

Everything You Need to Know About Moving to Denmark

Even if you have no clear picture of modern Denmark, you’ll most probably have visited its landscapes in your imagination as a child, thanks to Hans Christian Anderson’s fairy tales. The gabled rooftops, romantic castles and wild coastal wastes so central to his story-telling are also quintessentially Danish – like the author himself. Modern Denmark successfully combines the old-fashioned charm of the folk tale with the innovative technologies of the 21st century.

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Moving to Norway From UK – The Complete Guide

COMPLETE GUIDE TO NORWAY

Everything you need to know about moving to Norway

The Scandinavian countries been attracting attention as a great place to live for over a decade now. Norway, in particular, has been an increasingly popular choice for UK movers planning to live, work or study abroad. Why? Here’s just a few of the ways in which the Norwegians have been turning up on expats’ radar in recent years.

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Moving to Sweden From UK – The Complete Guide

Moving to Sweden From UK – The Complete Guide

Everything You Need to Know About Moving to Sweden

Over the past decade, the Nordic countries, and Sweden in particular, has been a popular choice with people from the UK for living, working or studying overseas. A quick snapshot from the OECD’s Better Life Index provides a clear indication of why this may be the case. Sweden ranks above average in: education, work-life balance, income and wealth, personal safety, environmental quality, health and housing.

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Best Places to Live in Dorset

Poole Removals | Weymouth Removals

Best Places to Live in Dorset

5 Best Places to Live in Dorset

There’s an embarrassment of riches when it comes to selecting the best places to live in Dorset. The county has long been considered one of the top-spots for holiday makers, but increasingly it’s also seen as a highly desirable place to live. At Schepens we’re seeing London movers, in particular, looking to escape the city now that working from home is becoming a viable option.

At the end of the first lockdown in May 2020, Rightmove Estate Agents reported a surge in buyer searches for Dorset locations. This is no surprise to the Schepens team who have provided removals to Dorset for growing numbers of movers this past year. The 5 best places to live in Dorset, according to our movers, are as follows:

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Moving to Sweden With Family

Removals to Sweden | Relocate to Sweden

Moving to Sweden With Family

What’s it Like Moving to Sweden With a Young Family?

Moving to another country when you’re young and single is one thing. Moving abroad when you have a young family to consider is quite another. If Sweden is your destination, however, you have an immediate advantage. It’s considered one the best locations in the world for raising a young family. In a 2019 Unicef report, Sweden took top ranking for its family-friendly policies, when measured against 31 of the world’s wealthiest countries.

Schepens regularly provides removals for people moving to Sweden with a family. We asked some of our movers with children who are currently living in Sweden: what it is like to bringing up a young family in Stockholm, or Malmö?

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