Desirable destinations for weekend breaks, spas, destination holidays, adventures and day trips

The Townhouse, Stratford-upon-Avon

May 22, 2017

It is barely possible to take a step in Stratford-upon-Avon without a whiff of Shakespeare cutting through the air. From eponymous hotels to tailored Bard-influenced afternoon teas, the 800 year-old [read more]

Forget Hygge And Embrace Scandi Spring

May 19, 2017

For the last year, trend pieces about Scandinavian lifestyle have been dominated by Hygge – the Danish art of being cosy, embracing the winter months and giving ourselves over to our inner sloth. [read more]

Family Days Out: Bath, Avon

April 24, 2017

Britain is jam packed with beautiful cities, but few compare to glory of Bath. It is home to some of the nation’s grandest Georgian architecture – not to mention one of the world’s [read more]

8 Incredible Views… From Hostels!

March 14, 2017

Time was that the mere mention of the word hostel left you feeling itchy and unclean, with visions of bunk-bedded dorms full of creepy crawlies and drunken travellers. The image of a hostel was not a [read more]

R&R At Camber Sands’ The Gallivant

March 6, 2017

We all need an escape sometimes. And what’s even better is when the journey to that escape isn’t too arduous, yet you immediately feel like you’ve been transported a million miles away. So [read more]

A Go Wild Getaway At Marwell

February 21, 2017

Having endured endless viewings of Madagascar 3 since it was on telly at Christmas, my love for lions, zebras, hippos and giraffes has been rapidly diminishing. My four-year-old son is obsessed with [read more]

Hygge Heaven At K West

February 9, 2017

The pronunciation, spelling and meaning of ‘Hygge’ has had the nation perplexed all winter. Put simply, Hygge (or Hue-Gah) is the art of ‘creating a warm atmosphere and enjoying the good things [read more]

It’s The Fort That Counts

January 5, 2017

  Unlike many previous years, my own personal Christmas present wish list this year was short and without any particularly hungry yearnings. I guess in my increasing years I’ve sort of [read more]
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