Category: United Kingdom

Short stay: The Treehouses, Dittisham Hideaway, Devon, UK

Short stay: The Treehouses, Dittisham Hideaway, Devon, UK

In the famous 19th century children’s book, when the shipwrecked Swiss Family Robinson have the opportunity to leave their treehouse on their isolated island, many of the family choose to remain.
Short stay: Feversham Arms Hotel & Verbena Spa Helmsley, North Yorkshire

Short stay: Feversham Arms Hotel & Verbena Spa Helmsley, North Yorkshire

It had been more than a decade since we'd last stayed at the Feversham Arms Hotel & Verbena Spa so I was keen to return and see how this gem of a hotel had evolved since our last visit.
10 cosy Lake District pubs you really ought to visit

10 cosy Lake District pubs you really ought to visit

After a long day hiking, sailing or generally exploring the Lake District, what better way to unwind than with some delicious food and drink in the comfortable surroundings of a cosy Lake District pub?
New luxury additions at SCHLOSS Roxburghe in the Scottish Borders

New luxury additions at SCHLOSS Roxburghe in the Scottish Borders

With the opening of the new Estate House this month, SCHLOSS Roxburghe is undergoing a significant redevelopment that includes the addition of 58 new rooms.
Short stay: Aptel East, Tower Hamlets, London, UK

Short stay: Aptel East, Tower Hamlets, London, UK

The old adage to "never judge a book by its cover" couldn't be more true when it comes to Aptel East, an aparthotel in the East London borough of Tower Hamlets.
Barrow Dock Museum

Lake District museums

The Lake District is famous for its breath-taking beauty and amazing landscapes, but it’s always worth having a cold or rainy day alternative up your sleeve.
Where to watch the most beautiful sunsets in the world

Where to watch the most beautiful sunsets in the world

Sunsets are a glorious and awe-inspiring time of the day. The notorious golden hour magically lights up the sky as the day's magic slowly fades into the evening.
Short stay: The Green Cumbria, Ravenstonedale, Cumbria, UK

Short stay: The Green Cumbria, Ravenstonedale, Cumbria, UK

Drive through fells, past drystone walls, and over stone bridges to reach The Green Cumbria, a trio of Visit England 5* Gold self-catering cottages.
Short stay: Bodysgallen Hall and Spa, LLandudno, North Wales, UK

Short stay: Bodysgallen Hall and Spa, LLandudno, North Wales, UK

If ever there is a Welsh version of Downton Abbey, then spectacular Bodysgallen Hall and Spa would be a perfect venue.
Short stay: Hotel Indigo Chester, Chester, UK

Short stay: Hotel Indigo Chester, Chester, UK

Opened in 2019, the new build Hotel Indigo Chester, celebrates the city’s long history. Artwork displayed on the walls, connects a contemporary hotel to Chester’s long history dating back nearly two millennia to the Roman occupation. The hotel also focuses on the city’s heritage as a racing venue too. For the Romans, Chester was a
Blackwell Arts and Crafts House, Bowness

The Lake District's historic houses

After this month's Heritage Open Days, we thought we'd stick with the cultural and heritage theme and put together our top ten list of historic houses in Cumbria.
Short stay: Edgar House, Chester, UK

Short stay: Edgar House, Chester, UK

Formerly a boutique hotel, Chester's white-painted Edgar House is one of the city's most iconic residences.
Short stay: Dittisham Hideaway, Dittisham, Devon, UK

Short stay: Dittisham Hideaway, Dittisham, Devon, UK

Dittisham Hideaway, the latest venture from hotelier and entrepreneur, Peter de Savary and his wife Lana, consists of a luxury collection of treenhouses, shepherds huts and a 1950s American Airsteam.
Short stay: Cary Arms and Spa, Babbacombe, Devon, UK

Short stay: Cary Arms and Spa, Babbacombe, Devon, UK

The upscale Cary Arms and Spa is nestled among rocks that are perched over Babbacombe Bay in south-east Devon, an area twice visited by Queen Victoria when she was in her late twenties and early thirties.
Windermere in a day - there's so much to do!

Windermere in a day - there's so much to do!

There is so much to see and do in and around Windermere, so condensing it into one day is more than a little tricky. Here’s an idea of what to do.
The Lucan, Autograph Collection Residences in London

The Lucan, Autograph Collection Residences in London

The Lucan, Autograph Collection Residences in London, will be the first standalone Autograph Collection Residences globally.