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Special feature: Yellow Cottage, Trebarwith Strand, Cornwall, UK

Special feature: Yellow Cottage, Trebarwith Strand, Cornwall, UK

Occupying the most idyllic North Cornwall location, overlooking Trebarwith Strand beach, Yellow Cottage is one of a very select group of holiday homes available through Perfect Stays. It sleeps 9 with two king size rooms, a twin-bedded room and a bedroom with three single beds, making it perfect for a large gathering or extended family, […]

5 great destinations for a luxury self-catering break in the UK

5 great destinations for a luxury self-catering break in the UK

If you’re planning a luxury self-catering break in the UK this year, but are stuck on where to go, our handy guide to five of the UK’s top spots is a perfect place to start. Whether you’re after peace and quiet in luxurious surroundings, tranquil natural beauty, thrilling races, cultural treasures or elegant dining; you’ll […]

5 more of the best luxury cottages in the UK

5 more of the best luxury cottages in the UK

Sometimes we all need to recharge the batteries and a short break away from the stresses and strains of modern life can really make all the difference. So, following on from a guest blogger’s popular ‘5 of the best luxury cottages in the UK‘ post of a few days ago, we thought you’d follow it up […]

Top 10 tips for a luxury weekend in York

Top 10 tips for a luxury weekend in York

The city of York has long been considered one of the most desirable tourist destinations in the UK, and it’s not difficult to see why. Dubbed ‘the capital of the north’, York boasts a stunning Gothic minster as well as the longest intact city walls in the country. The city’s accessibility adds to its appeal: […]

5 of the best luxury cottages in the UK

5 of the best luxury cottages in the UK

The UK has always been famous for holidaymakers travelling abroad. However in recent years, milder weather and ever rising flight costs has led to a rise in the number of people staying at home for their holidays. This demand has been met with the emergence of some fantastic upscale accommodation, set within the British countryside. These cottages are usually […]

A right Royal stay: Rubens at the Palace, London

A right Royal stay: Rubens at the Palace, London

The Rubens at the Palace is what it says on the tin; four star luxury accommodation, closer to Buckingham Palace than any other London hotel. The Goring might have the Middleton stamp of approval, but what this hotel has is location, location, location. The family and Twitter friendly hotel On the way down to London […]

5 reasons to visit Staithes

5 reasons to visit Staithes

Idyllically situated on the North East coast of England and only a stone’s throw from its big brother Whitby, whose fame lies in fish and chips, Count Dracula, and our love of the British seaside, nestles the village of Staithes. Staithes, a tiny fishing community, at one time boasted 80 full time fishing boats. The tradition […]

Living luxuriously in London for free

Living luxuriously in London for free

Yes, we all know that London is incredibly expensive. Whether you live in central London, Greater London, or decide to visit, you might think that luxurious entertainment comes at a high price. However, as the summer months approach, there’s really no need to pay for activities, not when you can get them for free! Here […]

A little bit of luxury in Cornwall

A little bit of luxury in Cornwall

If you are looking for a little bit of luxury, forget the myth that you need to jet off to distant shores to find it. Right here in Cornwall there are many fabulous luxury spots where you can truly relax in style. And the good news is there are many benefits to this as well – you’ll avoid long […]

London’s best hidden wine bar

London’s best hidden wine bar

Rush-hour on the Strand can make London feel like a town of nothing but tourists and theatre-goers. The black cabs and red buses whirl by as confused, map touting foreigners scamper across the streets. The well-heeled, well-suited business men pile into the posh hotels and swanky gastro pubs. If you watch carefully, however, you’ll see a […]

5 non-mainstream UK city hotel stays, all ranked #1 on TripAdvisor

5 non-mainstream UK city hotel stays, all ranked #1 on TripAdvisor

So many of us will have sampled the delights of New York, Paris, Rome – leaving the UK somewhat overlooked, particularly beyond the bright lights of London or Edinburgh at festival time. Here are five ideas for places to stay that have been ranked #1 on TripAdvisor in their cities, all of which are destinations […]

A luxury spa weekend in York

A luxury spa weekend in York

York is a beautiful city and I always enjoy a trip there. It is abundant in stunning architecture, picturesque cobbled streets with interesting and unique shops, great cafes, bars and restaurants, wonderful cultural venues and, of course, the spectacular York Minster. Accommodation in York York is a busy, exciting place and always has attractions and […]

The 6 best luxury hotels in England

The 6 best luxury hotels in England

Looking to blow half your salary on a few nights in one of the most luxurious hotels in England? We all need a vacation every once in a while, and if you’ve got the money to spend big, you just might be the next client for one of these extraordinary accommodations. If you want a […]

10 great UK spa destinations

10 great UK spa destinations

Whilst on holiday, some like to unwind by going hiking, rock climbing, or bungee jumping…however, if you are not one of these people and enjoy a less active form of relaxation, perhaps a day spa visit to one of the UK’s luxury spas would be a preferable alternative. The day spa is great for either […]

2 new luxury boltholes added to Sheepskin collection

2 new luxury boltholes added to Sheepskin collection

Stylish self-catering company, Sheepskin – which you may recall from my review of The Music Mill in the Peak District earlier this year – has expanded its collection into the Cotswolds with the luxurious Chescombe Lodge and has also added Nantwen a cosy bolthole for two in Pembrokeshire. Chescombe Lodge, an indulgent space for four […]

Interview with Helen Howitt, Co-Founder of Sheepskin

Interview with Helen Howitt, Co-Founder of Sheepskin

Helen Howitt is co-founder, with her partner Adam, of Sheepskin, a small collection of unique holiday properties located in inspiring landscapes throughout the UK. Prior to forming Sheepskin, they both worked in international product development. They left corporate life to pursue a love of travel and a passion for discovering beautiful and unusual places. Some […]

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