Category: United Kingdom

Win a luxury stay on the Isle of Mull in Scotland!

Win a luxury stay on the Isle of Mull in Scotland!

This is your opportunity to win a stay at Isle of Mull Hotel & Spa, courtesy of CondéNast Johansens. The prize includes a 2-night stay in a Retreat Suite inclusive of a Scottish breakfast and a 3-course dinner for 2 with wine on one evening, plus access to the Thermal Experience at Driftwood Spa, all
10 of the best coffee stops in Devon, UK

10 of the best coffee stops in Devon, UK

Winter is the ideal time to explore the South West and its many beautiful walking routes, which are somewhat quieter than during the tourist season. Putting on your walking boots during the coldest months of the year can seem less appealing, however – but if there’s the promise of freshly made organic coffee, you’ll be
5 stylish English hotels

5 stylish English hotels

These five hotels show the diversity of properties available in England. They take in coast and country as well as a tranquil base for a visit to the capital. Although these five hotels are set in contrasting environments, they are all renowned for their style, service and great food. 1. The Cary Arms and Spa,
6 romantic Valentine's stays in Northern Ireland

6 romantic Valentine's stays in Northern Ireland

This year, why not embrace each other and the giant spirit of Northern Ireland at the same time in the country’s wide selection of ultra-romantic hideaways? Choose from quiet hotels and snug cottages with log burners to cosy self-catering apartments and glamping pods all offering romantic backdrops and Valentine’s Day inspiration. Here are six new
Win a luxury cruise on the River Severn!

Win a luxury cruise on the River Severn!

There’s nothing better than escaping the stresses and strains of daily life, and a holiday in the UK is just the solution, whether a trip to the seaside, a walking holiday in a National Park, or even a cruise on one of the UK’s waterways. English Holiday Cruises operate trips along the River Severn, beginning
Win a luxury holiday in Britain with free international flights!

Win a luxury holiday in Britain with free international flights!

Love Britain? This is your chance to win a Great British holiday! The prize – courtesy of Discover Britain – is a luxury holiday in Britain for two people, worth up to £5,000, including free international flights. Stay in five-star luxury in London, take in the capital’s most famous sights and visit the quaint villages
The number one National Park in Europe?

The number one National Park in Europe?

You might be surprised to learn that the UK south coast’s New Forest National Park has been voted No. 1 National Park in Europe (2022 TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards for Destinations) and 10th top National Park in the world. The New Forest covers 219 square miles of woods; heather carpeted heathlands, rivers, ponds, and wildflower
Short stay: Balmer Lawn Hotel & Spa, The New Forest, UK

Short stay: Balmer Lawn Hotel & Spa, The New Forest, UK

Balmer Lawn Hotel & Spa is a mere handful of New Forest acres from picturesque Brockenhurst. The 4* hotel’s 54 rooms are surrounded by some of the oldest forestry in Western Europe. This is a historic forest that has an archaic language of its own. Agisters care for 8,000 creatures – ponies, cattle and deer
Top 5 restaurants on the West Coast of Scotland

Top 5 restaurants on the West Coast of Scotland

Visitors to Scotland’s West Coast will discover that this region has a rich local larder to offer which includes a wealth of seafood. With the Atlantic on the doorstep, the West Coast is renowned for the unrivalled quality of its seafood, from lobsters, langoustines, prawns and scallops to salmon, halibut and a range of shellfish.
New year, new you? Make your New Year resolutions happen by visiting the Lake District

New year, new you? Make your New Year resolutions happen by visiting the Lake District

Every year, millions of us make our New Year’s resolutions. From getting fit to seeing friends, eating healthier food to trying new things. And there’s one place where all of these can happen. The English Lake District. The Lake District National Park Located in the north-west corner of England, the Lake District National Park covers
Win a luxury Rick Stein's Cornwall experience!

Win a luxury Rick Stein's Cornwall experience!

To celebrate the return of Rick Stein’s Cornwall to the BBC, Rick Stein is giving you the chance to win your very own experience by the coast in Cornwall this year. You can watch the series every week night at 6.30pm to follow his travels around this beautiful county. In this new series Rick Stein
Short stay: The Albion Rooms, Margate, Kent, UK

Short stay: The Albion Rooms, Margate, Kent, UK

In days gone by bands used to trash hotels. Now, The Libertines are more concerned with curating soft furnishings, paint choices and wallpaper at this seafront townhouse on Eastern Esplanade. Before The Libertines’ purchase and revamp, this was one of Margate’s worst reviewed B & Bs. Now it is the coolest of choices. Decor is
10 reasons to visit Thanet, UK

10 reasons to visit Thanet, UK

Sunning itself on the North Kent shoreline, Thanet has attracted visitors for centuries. Margate became the first British seaside resort in 1736 and pioneered the world’s first donkey rides around 1780. Whilst grand Georgian and Victorian houses and hotels were built, Ramsgate in particular, enjoyed the royal patronage of Kings and Queens, even charging the
Short stay: Bay Tree Hotel, Broadstairs, Kent, UK

Short stay: Bay Tree Hotel, Broadstairs, Kent, UK

High on Broadstairs’ Eastern Esplanade, looking down on Stone Bay’s white cliffs and golden beach, The Bay Tree Hotel has stunning views. The name comes from a bay tree flourishing in the back garden that is probably Kent’s oldest and largest specimen. After a lengthy £1 million renovation this 10 room boutique red brick hotel,
Are these the most luxurious treehouses in the UK?

Are these the most luxurious treehouses in the UK?

Whilst COVID has, without doubt, been a huge detriment to the travel industry, there are some businesses that have worked tirelessly during successive lockdowns to improve the quality of their existing offering. One such business is Mallinson’s Woodland Retreat, a luxurious adults-only resort with a difference. Mallinson’s in fact already lends itself extremely well to
Top 5 festive hotels where Scotland starts

Top 5 festive hotels where Scotland starts

For some people Christmas and the festive season is the most wonderful time of the year to spend with family and friends from near and far. Whilst grandparents can enjoy the often rare opportunities in these modern and increasingly digital times to interact with their grandchildren in person and play with them some real board