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  • Wales Monmouthshire
    Tyn Y Llwyn – an Idyllic Country Retreat Near Abergavenny in Wales

    Tyn Y Llwyn – an Idyllic Country Retreat Near Abergavenny in Wales

    Staying at Tyn Y Llwyn is a great experience that starts with the opening of a genuine five-bar gate and driving up a track to a sixteenth century farmyard. The two storey converted stable is cosy, comfortable and enchanting. All I could see for miles around was the agricultural landscape of the…

  • Devon Hotel Reviews
    Luxurous Countryside Retreat at Paschoe House in Devon

    Luxurous Countryside Retreat at Paschoe House in Devon

    Deep in the Devonshire countryside Paschoe House offers a very relaxing yet sophisticated experience whether you choose to stay there, dine there or hold a special event there. This fabulous five-star hotel in a beautifully restored country house offers the ultimate country retreat.

  • Hotel Reviews
    Eleven out of Ten for Service at The Pig in the Wall in Southampton

    Eleven out of Ten for Service at The Pig in the Wall in Southampton

    The Pig in the Wall in Southampton prides itself on good service and I was not disappointed. I arrived very early in the morning in order to maximise my time in Southampton and was immediately invited inside to have some breakfast. The room fairies worked their magic and my room was ready after I…

  • Gloucestershire Tewkesbury
    Tewkesbury Park Hotel - The Pleasure Was All Mine

    Tewkesbury Park Hotel - The Pleasure Was All Mine

    Tewkesbury Park Hotel is ideally situated on the crest of a hill amidst a rolling golf course in the surrounding parkland. Its elevated position affords fantastic views of the surrounding countryside and Tewkesbury Abbey. Guests can dine in style at the fabulous Mint Restaurant and relax in the…

  • Oxfordshire Woodstock
    The Feathers in Woodstock - A Very Special Hotel

    The Feathers in Woodstock - A Very Special Hotel

    The Feathers in Woodstock is a delightful combination of ancient architecture outside and contemporary comfort inside. This unique hostelry has twenty-six stylish bedrooms and offers excellent food in its restaurant. It is ideally placed for exploring Woodstock and Blenheim Palace.

  • Adventures with a Mifi

    Adventures with a Mifi

    The MiFi is a small portable device that provides a secure connection to the internet for several people at one time. It is available to hire, already set up for the destination to be visited. A must for those who have to work while travelling outside the UK.

  • Hampshire Test Valley
    Houghton Lodge and its Tea Rooms in the Test Valley, Hampshire

    Houghton Lodge and its Tea Rooms in the Test Valley, Hampshire

    The Test Valley in Hampshire is a unique landscape. Clear chalk streams thread their way through a gently undulating countryside bordered by lush water meadows and beautiful properties. The sweeping lawns of Houghton Lodge reach down to the banks of the River Test famous for its fly fishing.

  • France Pas de Calais
    Marvellous Maison 76 is the Heart of Montreuil sur Mer in Pas de Calais, France

    Marvellous Maison 76 is the Heart of Montreuil sur Mer in Pas de Calais, France

    Sometimes it is thoughtful little touches that make all the difference and those I experienced at Maison 76 in Montreuil sur Mer in Pas de Calais, France elevated my stay there to a very special experience.

  • Cornwall Lizard Peninsula
    The Polurrian on the Lizard Peninsula in Cornwall

    The Polurrian on the Lizard Peninsula in Cornwall

    The Polurrian occupies a stunning location on a cliff top on the coastline of the scenic Lizard Peninsula in Cornwall. It is well-placed for walks along the South West Coast path and it is close to the amenities of Mullion, a traditional Cornish village.

  • USA Kiawah Island
    Luxury Personified at The Sanctuary on Kiawah Island, South Carolina

    Luxury Personified at The Sanctuary on Kiawah Island, South Carolina

    At the top of the elegant staircase leading to the East Wing is the "Ocean Room":https://kiawahresort.com/dining/the-ocean-room/ that offers gourmet dining. Gregg, the head waiter provides such wonderful descriptions of each dish I was constantly changing my mind. Gregg is so persuasive I was not…