Scotland transforms in the winter months and a winter walk is the perfect way to make the most of the short, crisp days, watching as landscapes sparkle in the ethereal light and distant hills are capped with snow.
Brook Meadow provides lakeside holidays on a working farm. An idyllic collection of luxurious lodges and exciting glamping options provide peaceful rural escapes along the Leicestershire / Northamptonshire border.
When seeking a destination that houses innovation, creativity and an electric atmosphere, there’s no other place to be than Manchester. Today, the ‘capital of the North’ is known widely for great football. But there is much more to the city than one would initially expect.
This palace by the sea has the ultimate wish-you-were-here location. Opening in 1864, The Grand combined Italianate-style with aspirational Victorian architecture. Since Regency times, Brighton had been a royal favourite, and the hotel’s design was suitably palatial.
The Lake District is officially Britain’s most Instagrammable tourist attraction, a new study has shown. The study, conducted by InsureMy, analysed hashtags on Instagram to establish the most famous destinations and attractions in Britain.
Back in the 19th century this vast Hertfordshire estate was the home of two British Prime Ministers, Lord Melbourne and Lord Palmerston. Now, with two championship golf courses named after the former premiers, it is a leafy Mecca for golfers.
Not only were the flinty roads here dangerous, but they were also beset by ruthless highwaymen. There has been a coaching inn in this Surrey village since 1453. Christopher Columbus was merely a two-year-old toddler, and the Wars of the Roses hadn’t even begun.
With its listed balcony hanging out over the sea wall walk, this blue-washed waterfront retreat is almost on the beach. Pole position for exploring St Ives’ charms from dawn to dusk and beyond.
High above the yacht-dotted River Tamar, the road west crosses from Devon to Cornwall. If many Cornish people, waving their black and white cross flags, had their way we would be entering another country. Also, in this land of Kernow, they would be speaking the Cornish language.
Greece’s leading airline, AEGEAN Airlines, will commence new direct flights to Athens from Newcastle Airport, starting this Summmer. This exciting development opens up a world of possibilities for avid adventurers and culture seekers in the North East of England.
Three half-timbered medieval houses and a coaching inn have combined to create the irresistibly historic Swan at Lavenham Hotel, creaking through the last six centuries in what is often described as England’s finest medieval village.
On May 6, Great Britain will crown a new Monarch for the first time in 70 years. Royal watchers worldwide will tune in to watch King Charles III and Queen Consort Camilla become formally invested with royal powers.
In the 1830s, visitors flocked from England to Ventnor for its almost Madeira-like micro-climate. A small sleepy fishing village on the southern coast of the Isle of Wight suddenly became a bustling pioneer of health tourism. Land prices shot up from £100 to £1,000 per acre.
A true moment in history is upon us. The UK, and the world, is preparing to celebrate the Coronation of His Majesty King Charles III and his wife, Her Majesty The Queen Consort Camilla on Saturday 6th May 2023.
Whilst the Radisson RED Liverpool is brand new – just two months old when we visited – the building itself is Grade II Listed and was originally opened as the first railway hotel in the country, dating back to the 1800s.
The SCHLOSS Roxburghe has a long and interesting life and could tell many a tale of romance, war and uprisings since the 12th century, which include Bonny Prince Charlie and a white rose bush said to still bloom today.