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Review: Corinthia Hotel London

  IT'S BEEN five years since the five star Corinthia London on Northumberland Avenue first opened its doors to the public - a grand Victorian ...

Review: The Beach House, Dorset

Situated on Dorset’s dramatic Jurassic Coast, just a pebble’s throw from the shore, The Beach House in Seatown is a delightful coastal escape for ...

Shared desk space London

A Day In The Life of London’s Coworking Spaces

The sound of typing ripples through the room, washing over the group like waves. An air of hushed concentration hangs above the rows of gently bowed ...

Bruton Somerset the chapel

Review: Bruton, Somerset

At the tail end of 2014 I spent 3 months in Manhattan engulfed by a nostalgia for the British countryside. In the line (sorry, queue) for coffee every ...

Review: Francis Hotel, Bath

Location: Could not be better, near the centre of the city, ideal for shopping and sightseeing. First impression: Georgian Bath, honeyed-stone, elegant ...

City Guide: Sheffield Top Ten

1. Sheffield Winter Garden and Millennium Gardens • One of the largest temperate glasshouses in the country • Houses over 2,000 plants from around ...

Review: The Athenaeum Hotel

Welcome To Your London Home The Athenaeum is one of London’s best kept secrets - definitely the jewel in the capital’s crown. Situated in Piccadilly ...

Stunning greenery at Belmond Le Manoir Aux Quat'Saisons

Review: Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons

In need of no introduction is Oxfordshire’s home of gastronomy, two Michelin starred Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons by Raymond Blanc OBE. In fact, ...

Whisky Socials at The Athenaeum every last friday

Whisky Socials at The Athenaeum

The Athenaeum Hotel & Apartments acclaimed Whisky Socials take place on the last friday of every month. It’s a great chance to sample drams from ...

Coniston

Profile: Best Western Lake District Hotels

WHEN I arrived in Ambleside on a glorious spring afternoon the scene that greeted me was as far removed as can be from the cold predicament that ...

Hitting Rock Bottom: the Darker Side of the English Countryside

[caption id="attachment_1504" align="alignnone" width="700"] Old Man of Coniston[/caption] So there we were in an isolated cottage in the Lake District ...

Dramatic London Skyline

Large parts of middle and southern England have been at the mercy of the gods for the last month with record breaking rainfall ensuring thousands of ...

St Ives September Festival

This feast of Cornish Arts and Culture takes place in September. In 2013 it runs from the 14th to 28th of the month. Following tradition, flags are ...

Exclusive Cornwall. St Mawes Retreats

If I described a stunning holiday destination with numerous beaches, clear blue waters and average summer temperatures of 19˚C, admit it, you would be ...