Category: United Kingdom

PCR tests and flying from the UK: what you need to know

PCR tests and flying from the UK: what you need to know

Now that the UK has begun to ease travel restrictions, you could be forgiven for being confused by the current COVID-19 PCR testing requirements for UK citizens looking to travel overseas this year. We caught up with the experts at Project Screen, a Prenetics-owned company and UK government-approved test provider, that offers private PCR testing, […]

The 5 best luxury hotels in Scotland

The 5 best luxury hotels in Scotland

Scotland is one of the four countries that comprise the United Kingdom and the most northerly of the Union. It is a land famous for its beautiful highlands, castles, rivers, and lochs. Moreover, this is the ancestral home of golf with splendid courses as famous as Scottish whisky that was first distilled here in the […]

Getting out and about in England during National Walking Month

Getting out and about in England during National Walking Month

The month of May has been declared as National Walking Month in Britain and, to mark the occasion, Visit England has rounded up some walking holidays, day-trip ideas and themed walking tours from across the country to get you inspired for your next walking adventure. Read on to learn more but remember to always check […]

Start Point on the Devon coastline

11 amazing things to do in Devon

Flanked by striking, rugged shorelines to the north and south and dotted with hills, vales, and moors, Devon is one of the UK’s most popular holiday counties with a rich and ancient past. This vast and versatile landscape has been occupied by humans for around 30,000 years, but its Areas of Outstanding Natural beauty is […]

The Sunken Forest at Borth

5 of Ceredigion’s must-visit gems

Wales is famous amongst avid travellers and adventure-seeking families for a multitude of reasons, from the breathtaking coastline along with Pembrokeshire, the rolling hills in the Brecon Beacons to the rocky mountains of Snowdonia National Park that attracts thousands to hike up its rough terrain for the opportunity to look out over unspoiled landscapes. However, […]

Top 5 spa and wellness hotels in Scotland

Top 5 spa and wellness hotels in Scotland

In this post-Covid era most people are ready for a change of scenery after having spent so much time at home working, video conferencing, home-schooling the children, cooking, online networking and streaming. Travelling abroad or even within one’s own country has become something special. Being served again in a restaurant, beer garden, café or bar […]

The ultimate eco-friendly places you can visit during the COVID pandemic

The ultimate eco-friendly places you can visit during the COVID pandemic

Sustainability and responsible travel have become one of the most important words in the tourism industry as guests are increasingly interested in eco-friendly ways and places to stay, and as a result want to limit their footprint while travelling all across the globe. Offsetting your carbon emissions with an airline has become a norm for […]

5 English hotels to visit soon

5 English hotels to visit soon

Soon England’s hotels will be opening their doors again to welcome guests desperate for a weekend break or a holiday to explore city, coast or country. Here are five stars of England’s great hotel collection: from east to west and from north to south to help you start thinking where you will head once the […]

26 ways to celebrate Easter across England

26 ways to celebrate Easter across England

Happy Easter everyone! While we can’t venture too far this Easter, there’s plenty of egg-citing Easter entertainment to have at home, from kids bake off competitions to virtual campfires and sing-a-longs; Easter egg hunts in local parks and gardens and energising walks and outdoor activities to burn off egg-cessive eating. Here’s some inspiration – courtesy […]

The famous five arches in Tenby, the entrace to the Tenby Town Walls

6 amazing things to do in Tenby, southwest Wales

Picture postcard views are sometimes just that, and none more so than in Tenby. Quite fittingly in the ‘jewel in the crown’ of the Welsh Riviera, every day is like a holiday, where you can get lost in a daydream of panoramic views. The town, which was originally a 13th Century fishing harbour, holds a […]

London's most exciting new luxury hotels

London’s most exciting new luxury hotels

Coronavirus plus Brexit will probably put a huge, but temporary dent in the number of visitors London receives (22 million in 2019). Despite that, a number of exciting new hotels have just/will soon be opening, proving that the UK capital still has massive appeal. Not only that, many of these hotels will offer unique designs, […]

Top 5 country house hotels in Scotland

Top 5 country house hotels in Scotland

In these post-Covid times everyone is looking for wide open spaces where people can move around freely. Social distancing means physical distancing at least for those who are not family members, relatives or close friends. For many nature, countryside and outdoor activities will be on top of the list in the weeks and months to […]

Lincolnshire City of Lincoln - Quality Unearthed

7 great places to discover in Lincolnshire

The rich, lush, varied countryside of Lincolnshire is often overlooked when we think about holidays in England, but this ancient and diverse landscape is making a comeback with those who love the quiet and serenity of the outdoors and discovering magnificent English countryside like no other. Sitting above the royal county of Norfolk, Lincolnshire is […]

Bucket-list dolphin spotting across the Great British Isles

Bucket-list dolphin spotting across the Great British Isles

Whilst swimming with dolphins usually conjures visions of Caribbean waters, opulent, far-flung resorts and price tags to match, those opting to staycation this year may be pleasantly surprised to know that there is a wealth of magical wildlife that inhabits the Great British coastlines, year-round. From the wild shores of the Scottish islands to the […]

Pontneddfechan Little Canyon for Wild Swimming in Brecon, Wales

5 places to go wild swimming in Wales

Wild swimming is a release, the likes of which are unrivalled. Such is the nature of wild swimming, it can be done in many different places, be it sea, lake, river or ocean. Wild swimming offers you a unique experience, to feel more alive and to give you time and space in a natural environment […]

How to spend 48 inspiring hours in the Yorkshire Dales’ Swale Valley

How to spend 48 inspiring hours in the Yorkshire Dales’ Swale Valley

Whilst some may overlook the ‘mini-break’ as lacking the appeal of a traditional week-long stay, sometimes nothing feels more indulgent than spontaneously packing your bags and heading off for a ‘long-weekend’ somewhere wonderful. With the staycation trend set to mould travel plans across Great Britain throughout 2021, why not take advantage of the beauty ‘on […]