Our favourite pubs with rooms for winter
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Our favourite pubs with rooms for winter

By Ella Perryman

When we inspect a potential new inn, we look for all the little touches that make you feel at home. That friendly face at the bar, the big roaring fire, home-cooked food, and supremely comfortable rooms. Here are four of… Continue reading >

Four great places you’ve probably never heard of
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Four great places you’ve probably never heard of

By Chris Elmes

Heading for somewhere you’ve never heard of is a bit of a risk. There’s equal chance that you uncover a hidden gem or find out that there’s a good reason nobody ever recommended the place to you. It’s tempting to… Continue reading >

Four amazing micro-adventures around the UK
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Four amazing micro-adventures around the UK

By Ella Perryman

It’s amazing what you can fit into a couple of days away if you plan it right. With just a few well-chosen stops you can turn a weekend into what we like to call a Micro-adventure. Here’s a roundup of… Continue reading >

Our top picks for romantic autumn escapes
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Our top picks for romantic autumn escapes

By Ella Perryman

When we add to our cosy collection, we look for roaring log fires, country walks from the door, great kitchens and the most comfortable beds as standard. But we also look for something that will surprise you, something really memorable. Here… Continue reading >

Our favourite, vibrant UK market towns
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Our favourite, vibrant UK market towns

By Chris Elmes

We’d all probably admit that visiting UK towns can be hit and miss, some perfect examples of their region, others a little depressing. In our travels around the UK, from Yorkshire to Dorset, we’ve stumbled across thriving communities where extraordinary… Continue reading >

48 hours in Le Marais with Alyson Walsh
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48 hours in Le Marais with Alyson Walsh

By Ella Perryman

We sent Alyson Walsh, fashion journalist and author, to explore Le Marais, a historic district in Paris.  She followed the footsteps of fashion icons and discovered a local’s hideout north of the city, all whilst soaking up the low-key Parisian… Continue reading >

Crisp air & cool water – our favourite lake and mountain destinations
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Crisp air & cool water – our favourite lake and mountain destinations

By Ella Perryman

For a strong dose of the joy of nature, head to one of our favourite mountain lakes. Whether you’ve hiked for miles to reach a ridge viewpoint, or just strolled over from your hotel, fresh air and still water make… Continue reading >

Five of our favourite pubs for seafood
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Five of our favourite pubs for seafood

By Ella Perryman

Most pubs can manage a decent fish & chips or a good salmon fillet, but we like the sort of places who go the extra fathom to make their seafood something special. Here, we’ve picked out a handful of pubs… Continue reading >

Five places where coast and culture meet
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Five places where coast and culture meet

By Chris Elmes

There’s no need to be torn between a cultural city break and a relaxing bit of beach time. Here are five of our favourite spots to spend your days wandering from sunny sands, to cool, shaded galleries and hot musical… Continue reading >

Europe’s top wildlife experiences
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Europe’s top wildlife experiences

By Ella Perryman

Seeing animals in their natural environment is one of the most inspiring and humbling things you can experience as a traveller. Knowing there are no guarantees, that all you can do is put yourself in the right place and hope… Continue reading >