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  • Cornwall Falmouth
    Thalassa in Falmouth – Self-Catering Property above Falmouth Harbour

    Thalassa in Falmouth – Self-Catering Property above Falmouth Harbour

    Ideally situated in the centre of Falmouth with a large balcony overlooking Falmouth Harbour at the rear Thalassa is a delightful place for a holiday in Cornwall. The light, spacious rooms in this four-bedroomed apartment offer excellent accommodation for families or groups of friends. Thalassa is…

  • Isle of Man Hotel Reviews
    Hotel Halvard: Outstanding Hotel on the Isle of Man

    Hotel Halvard: Outstanding Hotel on the Isle of Man

    The Isle of Man is a fascinating and unusual destination. Hotel Halvard in the capital, Douglas, is not only a good location from which to explore the island but also a very special hotel incorporating excellent customer service and the Hotel Halvard Restaurant which offers excellent, freshly…

  • London Hotel Reviews
    The Stafford London is Simply the Best

    The Stafford London is Simply the Best

    The Stafford London. an elegant yet cosy luxury hotel occupies an interesting assortment of historic buildings. These include three private residences that go back to the seventeenth century. Classical bedrooms and luxurious suites occupy the Carriage House and old stables and the ancient Wine…

  • Dorset Wimbourne
    An Illuminated Trail at Kingston Lacy in Dorset

    An Illuminated Trail at Kingston Lacy in Dorset

    This December Kingston Lacey, a National Trust Property near Wimborne in Dorset has excelled with its Illuminated Walk featuring amazing feats of lights and lasers including a Neon Tree, a Heart Arch Walk, and the Christmas Cathedral linked by Snowflake Walks.

  • Staycations
    Pop Up Somerset Puts the Glam into Glamping

    Pop Up Somerset Puts the Glam into Glamping

    Glamping or luxury camping is a great way to enjoy the countryside while enjoying the comforts associated with a hotel room. My Safari Suite at the Pop Up Somerset campsite exceeded all my expectations and it was an amazing experience. It was wonderful being so close to nature, enjoying a barbecue…

  • London
    Norma – A Unique Sicilian Restaurant in London

    Norma – A Unique Sicilian Restaurant in London

    Norma, a Sicilian restaurant in the London district of Fitzrovia is a cut above the many Italian restaurants in the capital city. Created by Ben Tish, Culinary Director at The Stafford London, it puts an unusual Moorish twist on its food and interior design. For lovers of good food and wine it is…

  • Five Top Places for a Day Out in England

    Five Top Places for a Day Out in England

    Beyond the formal gardens the River Path winds its way down to the banks of the privately owned Beaulieu River. This area is a very natural contrast to the formality of the gardens around the house. Other attractions include a bog garden and a huge rock garden. The latter, spread over an area of…

  • Yorkshire York
    A Special Staycation in York

    A Special Staycation in York

    Prolonged lockdowns in the UK due to the coronavirus pandemic means we now have to change our plans for holidays. A ban on non-essential international travel means the staycation is a more attractive option. But this requires careful planning including checking of local restrictions and…

  • Dorset
    Ignite Trail at Kingston Lacy

    Ignite Trail at Kingston Lacy

    As darkness falls on Kingston Lacy the magical Ignite Trail lights up. Mythical creatures and old favourites surrounded by dancing flames await beyond a carpet of blazing torches that light your way.

  • Tesalate - the Revolutionary Beach Towel

    Tesalate - the Revolutionary Beach Towel

    If anyone should know how to produce the ultimate beach towel it is the Australians with their multitude of beaches and love of sea sports. The Tesalate beach towel comes in different sizes and a large selection of eye-catching designs. This super-absorbent, sand-repellent towel folds down small…