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Short stay: Stock Exchange Hotel, Manchester, UK

Short stay: Stock Exchange Hotel, Manchester, UK

Our review of the Stock Exchange Hotel, Manchester, UK
Win a luxury short break at Matfen Hall in Northumberland!

Win a luxury short break at Matfen Hall in Northumberland!

Win a luxurious 2-night stay in one of Matfen Hall’s luxury bedrooms, inclusive of breakfast, dinner in the Emerald Restaurant, and complimentary access to The Retreat where a specialist therapist will be waiting to deliver your chosen 60-minute Treatment or Ritual. Complete your experience with 18-holes of gold-standard golf and a complimentary bottle of Champagne
5 more historic English hotels

5 more historic English hotels

England’s rich history is remarkably preserved, both in town and country, throughout the land. A plethora of historic houses have been given new life through sensitive and thoughtful restoration. Below is a selection of charming properties throughout England, ideal for a short break or for a longer stay to explore local attractions. Burleigh Court, Minchinhampton,
Britain’s most Instagrammable luxury hotels outside of London

Britain’s most Instagrammable luxury hotels outside of London

London is famous for its 5-star hotels, but the quality of luxury hotels outside of the Capital is also unrivalled, with Britain boasting some of the most idyllic and Instagram-worthy resorts in the world. But with so many exceptional 5-star hotels around Britain to choose from, how do you decide? To help, Interior Designer Anne
Top 10 luxury experiences in Rutland, the UK's smallest county

Top 10 luxury experiences in Rutland, the UK's smallest county

You can’t say you know the UK without knowing its smallest county. And indulged in the luxury of a private BBQ lesson from a Test cricketer accompanied by some local English blueberry wine. Under two hours from London, Rutland offers luxurious country escapes befitting its self-proclaimed status of the “County of Good Taste” and with
Reasons to visit Britain in 2022

Reasons to visit Britain in 2022

From landmark royal anniversaries and the return of favorite annual festivals to an exciting lineup of new transatlantic airline routes and hotel openings, there’s a whole host of reasons why Britain is brilliant in 2022. Major events drawing global attention this year include Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, marking 70 years since her accession. Public
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
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 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
3 steps to ultimate luxury in Bath

3 steps to ultimate luxury in Bath

Everybody has a romantic mental image of what Bath, England should look like: tidy rows of stately Georgian terrace homes of gray stone and slate roofs set among green hills of pastures and woodland. With its rejuvenated pedestrian center, a slew of Chef’s leading the culinary charge and hotels and inns ranging from swanky to
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