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OLD WORLD CHARM AND GRANDEUR

OLD WORLD CHARM AND GRANDEUR

On the edge of the North Yorkshire Moors National Park, only two and a  half miles from the beach, in the village of Scalby, is one of Scarborough’s best kept secrets. Set in acres of landscaped grounds with stunning views across the countryside  Wrea Head Hall is the jewel in the crown of Scarborough’s hotels. […]

ONE OF THE CITY’S BEST KEPT SECRETS

ONE OF THE CITY’S BEST  KEPT SECRETS

Tucked away in the quiet business area of Leeds is one of the city’s best kept secrets. One of the city’s newest hotels the Mercure Leeds Centre must be the quietest hotel in the centre of Leeds. Even on a busy Saturday night there is no noise, no revellers or car doors banging – just […]

SMALL IS BEAUTIFUL

SMALL IS BEAUTIFUL

If you are looking for somewhere to relax and re-charge the batteries after the hectic holiday season, a Valentine’s Day Bolt Hole or a treat for Mum on her special day  then The Lawrence Hotel is the perfect answer.             A hidden gem  this designer-led boutique hotel in Padiham, is […]

CHELTENHAM IS MORE THAN JUST THE GOLD CUP

CHELTENHAM IS MORE THAN JUST THE GOLD CUP

Cheltenham is one of the most beautiful, refined and elegant Georgian towns in Britain. It made its name as a spa town after the famous spa waters were found by pigeons and the waters curative powers harnessed by enterprising Henry Skillicorne. Later, a visit by King George III sealed its fate when he came to […]

SIMPLY THE BEST….

SIMPLY THE BEST….

Your first glimpse of Seaham Hall will take your breath away. As you make your way up the drive to this white former Georgian mansion there’s an air of peace and tranquillity interrupted only by the gentle noise of the sea. Enter this haven of luxury, classical elegance and old world charm and be ready […]

THE CAPITAL CHOICE

THE CAPITAL CHOICE

Tucked away behind Harrods in the heart of fashionable Knightsbridge is one of London’s best kept secrets. The Capital was London’s first boutique hotel back in the early seventies. Since then its been a favourite haunt of royalty, the rich and the famous. This five star hotel lives up to its rating in every way […]

THE FIRST AND FINEST GRAND HOTEL

THE FIRST AND FINEST GRAND HOTEL

Even before you enter the Langham Hotel there’s an impending sense of grandeur and luxury as the grey morning suited doormen whisk away your luggage you can sense that your stay here is going to be like no other. Opened by The Prince of Wales in 1865, The Langham, was immediately known as Europe’s first […]

THE GREATEST FREE SHOW ON EARTH

THE GREATEST FREE SHOW ON EARTH

What has been termed as the greatest free show on earth is now on – Blackpool Illuminations started last week and will run until November. Blackpool is fast becoming a must visit resort after  after a massive multi-million regeneration programme, that’s still going on, as the town, takes its rightful place as the very best […]

SCANDINAVIA MEETS CUMBRIA STYLE

SCANDINAVIA MEETS CUMBRIA STYLE

The exterior of The North Lakes Hotel and Spa  is not particularly striking but step inside the interior will take your breath away. After a multi-million pound refurbishment programme the hotel has been given a new look and with its wonderful light, welcoming and airy ambience it’s the perfect example of   Cumbrian Rustic meets Scandinavian […]

THE CAVENDISH

THE CAVENDISH

Set in a peaceful and quiet location in the heart of Mayfair,  between Jermyn Street and Duke Street, is one of the capital’s best kept secrets. The Cavendish Hotel has been a favourite  with royalty, the rich and famous, for nearly 200 years and it’s not hard to understand why. Over the early years the […]

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