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The best British restaurants and pubs with rooms

There’s nothing better than cosying up by a roaring fire in a quaint country pub and dining on hearty, comforting classics, all before heading to your room just upstairs. From […]

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Hotels

Our stay of the week – Tudor Farmhouse, Gloucestershire

Our stay of the week – Tudor Farmhouse, Gloucestershire

Both welcoming and relaxing, the stylish converted Tudor Farmhouse has retained many of its original features. Fresh neutral walls with flashes of exposed stonework are framed by high-quality wooden fixtures, […]

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Hotels

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The UK’s most charming cabins for an off-the-grid getaway

There’s just something about the great outdoors; it offers the perfect remedy for forgetting all your stresses, all the more so when the unspoilt wilderness and luxury boltholes come together in […]

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Destinations

Saignon, France. Image: iStock/jenifoto

Nine charming small towns you need to visit in the South of France

When sunshine, incredible food and compelling landscapes call your name, add these small French towns to your must-visit list: from a hilltop spot overlooking the whole of the French Riviera to […]

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Destinations

V&A Dundee - designed by Kengo Kuma - photo credit Ross Fraser McLean

10 new destinations you should watch in 2018

It can be tricky to pinpoint what transforms a lesser-known destination into one to watch. It could be a burgeoning art scene, a culinary revolution or an emerging hotelscape – whatever […]

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Destinations

Milford Sound, New Zealand. Image: iStock/LockieCurrie

The ultimate 2018 travel bucket list

Fragrant French lavender fields, endlessly rich South American rainforests, soaring Oceanian peaks and frigid Icelandic fjords… our 2018 bucket list is rife with the world’s dreamiest, sense-stimulating destinations. As we set […]

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Hotels

Lords of the Manor hotel in the Cotswolds

Nine reasons why country house hotels are so brilliant

No matter what the season, there’s nothing more satisfying than making a break for the rolling hills and chocolate-box villages of our green and pleasant land. Ideally travelling in a convertible […]

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Hotels

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Our stay of the week – Le Couvent des Minimes Hotel & Spa L’Occitane, Provence

A haven of tranquility and relaxation near the quaint French village of Mane, Le Couvent des Minimes Hôtel & Spa L’Occitane ticks all boxes for the sun-soaked, carefully-curated, spa-loving stay you’ve […]

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Hotels

Our stay of the week – 10 Castle Street, Dorset

Our stay of the week – 10 Castle Street, Dorset

Refurbished yet brimming with old-world charm, 10 Castle Street brings a refreshing mix of English country interiors and colonial design flourishes to the heart of Dorset. Situated on the edge of Cranborne […]

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Destinations

Derwentwater Lake, Lake District National Park. Image: iStock

The UK’s best National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty

The curious Isles of Scilly, romantic Cotswold towns, picturesque Lake District pools… memorable sights are not hard to come by in some of the UK’s most awe-inspiring and diverse National Parks […]

by × November 25, 2015 × 0 comments