Fish, Chips and Trips Away this Easter

Fish, Chips & Trips Away this Easter!

So we appreciate Easter is on the way and we should be obsessing over chocolate! However, the tradition of eating fish on Good Friday had us thinking where in the UK would we like to be tucking into fish right now? Would we opt for catch of the day served on a porcelain plate, enjoyed in a plush hotel restaurant with a nicely chilled bottle of white? Or would it be fish and chips with lashings of salt and vinegar, wrapped in paper and eaten with a ridiculously blunt wooden fork off a polystyrene tray, set to a backdrop of

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A Sunday feast with flavour!

A Sunday feast with flavour!

Along with the scent of freshly cut grass, there’s probably only one other smell which says summer is on the way and that’s the waft of someone else’s BBQ carried on the breeze! If you’re in Northampton on Sunday 31 March and that inviting charcoal aroma hits your senses, then you’ll have the beautiful Westone Manor Hotel to thank! The hotel, which was once home to famous shoe manufacturer William Sears, has its grand opening of the Manor Shelter BBQ from midday until 9.00pm on Mother’s Day. Located on Fir Tree Walk, Northampton, Westone Manor Hotel is only ten minutes

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Spring Getaways!

Spring getaways to get excited about!

February really spoiled us with record-breaking high temperatures. Those blue sky, warm sunny days have encouraged the snowdrops to herald spring, daffodils to stand tall and crocuses to bow to the sun. And they’ve got us excited about spring getaways too! After the gloom of winter, these next few months are a fabulous time to take a UK break. Easter is around the corner and there are two Bank Holidays in May following shortly after, so a long weekend away is most definitely at the top of many peoples’ most wanted lists this spring! Days & Nights in Norfolk Norfolk

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Blend Business with Leisure in the Lakes

Blend Business with Leisure in the Lakes

Blesiure; when a business trip includes time for leisure. The rise of bleisure breaks in 2019 is sure to continue and why not? When business has concluded, having a few days planned holiday on the end of a business trip is a cost-effective – and enjoyable – way of turning time away from home into a time of discovery, wellness and relaxation. The most popular time to blend business with leisure is naturally at the weekend. When you plan for a bleisure break in advance you can organise for a partner or friend to join you at the end of

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Superb service rules the waves in Southampton

Superb service rules the waves in Southampton

The Elizabeth House Hotel certainly sets precedence for superb service in Southampton judging by the many glowing reviews from guests mentioning the fantastic hospitality. The hotel is a hit with many repeat bookers too so in our opinion, the team rules the waves in Southampton! The hotel was originally two Victorian houses which were converted about 60 years ago. The present owner added a further property to increase capacity back in 2001. Recently, a renovation project that took place over the last 18 months, has added even further facilities for the convenience of guests. Now open Monday to Friday, the

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The House, the host and the hebridean breakfast!

The house, the host & the Hebridean breakfast!

There’s something special about a stay at Rathan House. You just need to read the reviews to see the repeat bookers and the guests looking forward to returning to the charming bed and breakfast near Edinburgh. Located in the leafy conservation area of Eskbank, the property dates back to the 1800s and offers five individually designed guest rooms with en-suite facilities and complimentary toiletries. Rooms have a hospitality tray and a flat screen TV and super comfortable beds. Rathan House has plenty of on-site parking, and there is a lovely sun terrace and a walled garden which is the perfect

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We head to Hampshire looking for Holiday Happiness!

We head to Hampshire looking for Holiday Happiness!

Hampshire is a lovely county to explore. It has a great blend of city attractions, peaceful scenic countryside and the appeal of the Solent coastline. When you head to Hampshire searching for holiday happiness you won’t be disappointed because the county delivers on many levels. For ramblers and birdwatchers, the South Downs National Park and the New Forest are ideal. History buffs and maritime fans will love a visit to Portsmouth and for beach lovers, the award-winning Blue Flag beaches of Hayling Island provide the sand between your toes experience! Literary lovers are probably already aware of Hampshire’s connection with

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St Andrew's Day

Enjoy Scotland on St. Andrew’s Day

Scotland! Where world famous festivals and spectacular New Year celebrations spill out on to the city streets! Where castles and lochs welcome visitors from across the globe to the land of the single malt, the game of golf and superb fishing! Scotland! The country which celebrates St. Andrew’s Day on the 30 November. Enjoy Scotland in the winter with a break at Aviemore and soak up the scenery of the Cairngorms National Park with its secluded lochs, ancient forests and ski runs. Visit in the spring and experience a burst of colour from the flora and fauna, watch the ancient

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Super Spas and Beautiful Bars

Super Spas & Beautiful Bars from London to Liverpool!

Who does not love spa time? And who does not love bar time? If your idea of relaxation involves hot stones or chilled wine then we have some suggestions which should be right up your aromatherapy street! Whether you prefer the comfort of a craft ale on a winter’s day or would sooner have your aches and pains pummelled, prodded and pressed away then our Super Spas and Beautiful Bars from London to Liverpool will point you in the right direction! Buckinghamshire spas & bars The Sir Christopher Wren Hotel in Windsor is on the banks of the River Thames

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