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Hotels in lockdown

With the Government imposing new lockdown restrictions across England from this Thursday 5 November, it’s good to know we are still here to help with your hotel bookings. The new rules will see bars, restaurants and other indoor and outdoor leisure facilities close until 2 December but as yet, there has been no announcement to say that hotels must close. We are in touch with our partners at international and national hotel chains as well as independent accommodation providers and they are all busy making plans for the next month. Some hotels will be closing as its not cost-effective to

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City, countryside & coast: Discover Vine Hotels!

A warm welcome is guaranteed when you stay with Vine Hotels. The UK based hotel management company has a variety of hotels across England. All of which reopened when lockdown restrictions were lifted in the summer. However, the team from Vine Hotels are continually working to keep their hotels safe and secure. Whether training staff to deliver a safe service or providing guests with contactless check-in and check-out processes, safety is paramount. Providing flexible bookings so guests have the confidence to book now and reschedule their staycation if needed, Vine Hotels have a hotel that’s sure to meet your requirements

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Bank Holiday Happiness!

The long weekend is almost here and the weather forecast is looking optimistic so how will you fill the bank holiday weekend? You could look for bank holiday happiness with a night or two away! One of the great things about living in the UK is that we have such a rich choice of destinations. From traditional seaside towns to vibrant cities and picturesque countryside; we are spoilt with the variety of locations that are within easy reach. So, let’s take a look at some of the options available! Bank holiday happiness is in a spa break Allow yourself to

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Enjoy a short break in Somerset!

Enjoy a short break in Somerset!

Somerset is home to over 400 different varieties of cider apples. Perhaps less known, its home to the longest preserved steam railway in the country too! There are 20 miles of tracks that have been carrying heritage steam and diesel passenger trains for over four decades. These now carry 200,000 passengers a year. If you’re a self confessed trainspotter then a break in Somerset will be right up your track! If you’re a fan of cider, then a break in Somerset will be full of sparkle! Walnut Tree Hotel For your trip to Somerset, the Walnut Tree Hotel in the

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Oxford Vs Cambridge

Oxford v Cambridge

Dating back to 1829 when the first Oxford v Cambridge boat race was held on the River Thames, the rivalry between these two famous universities has always been high! Currently Cambridge are in the lead with 83 wins and Oxford are very close with 80 wins. So it’s all to row for this year! The race is 4.2 miles long and both the men and the women’s crew complete the same course. The cities these two impeccable rowing clubs herald from certainly make for an ideal break or weekend away with friends or loved ones. Therefore, we’re shining the spotlight

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English Tourism Week

English Tourism Week 2019

Visiting a tourist attraction has never been so popular. Take a selfie with the tourist attraction in the background, buy a gimmicky t-shirt and check-in on social media! Tourism is the third largest employer supporting 2.6 million jobs and English Tourism Week is the perfect excuse to pack your weekend bag and visit the wonders England has to offer. We’re visiting the top five most visited attractions from 2018, according to VisitBritain. Stonehenge First up won’t be a surprise; Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument in Wiltshire and is admired by many tourists each and every year! The man made circle

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Dive under the duvet for National Bed Month!

There is nothing quite as welcoming than walking into a freshly made hotel room and being greeted by a plush king sized bed! You know the crisp white egyptian cotton sheets are just waiting to cocoon and comfort you after a hard day of work or play. This month is National Bed Month. The annual campaign draws awareness to the importance of a quality night’s sleep. And if you struggle with sleep, the following recommended methods may help you get the required dose of Zs in! Tips to help you sleep better You will need a comfortable and supportive bed

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Apartment Stays for 2019

Apartment Stays for 2019

Travelling for business or leisure, whether you are alone or accompanied by friends and family, apartments are definitely a popular choice of accommodation. They offer a range of benefits such as much more space to work, cook, relax and sleep! It’s a home-from-home stay that works for a weekend break and longer periods when work projects keep you away. We’ve rounded up some amazing apartments around the UK for you to stay in. Roomzzz Nottingham City Located just five minutes away from the city centre and with an impressive 106 modern apartments, Roomzzz Nottingham City is in prime location for

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Offer of the Month: Best Western Valley Hotel

Offer of the Month: Best Western Valley Hotel

Ironbridge is a town located in the heart of Shropshire. It’s known as the home of the first major bridge to be constructed with cast iron – the famous Ironbridge – and it’s considered by many to be the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution. Back in the 1600’s the normal flow of the River Severn was diverted and it created a gorge. This exposed the river banks and led to the discovery of layers of limestone, coal, ironstone and clay. All these natural resources helped fuel the Revolution.  Ironbridge Attractions Soak up the culture of this world heritage site which provides an

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German Christmas Markets

German Christmas Markets in the UK

Seasonal shopping, an abundance of food stalls, endless mulled wine and gorgeous Christmas light displays await at this year’s German Christmas Markets! Guaranteed to leave you feeling fuzzy and warm inside, we’ve rounded up a selection of UK destinations ticking the boxes for a Christmas market paired with a weekend getaway. With so much magic and sparkle, it’s the perfect way to get into the festive spirit!  Birmingham Frankfurt Christmas Market Frankfurt Christmas Market in Birmingham is the largest authentic German Christmas Market outside of Austria and Germany! Visitors can enjoy more than 80 market stalls in the city centre

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