Pubs with rooms: Kent

Pubs with rooms: Kent

Pubs with rooms in Kent – or indeed anywhere in the UK – make great destinations for a short break, weekend away or longer holidays. Options range from an ancient coaching inn to boutique hotel style accommodation or a historic country pub. Some are dog 

Pubs with rooms: Northumberland

Pubs with rooms: Northumberland

Having covered the Lake District and New Forest, a piece on the best pubs with rooms in Northumberland was inevitable. Why Northumberland? It’s my home county, for a start. Where I grew up, it will always be – in some ways – the place I 

North Devon Accommodation

North Devon Accommodation

The best places to stay in North Devon Whether you’re heading to one of the North Devon towns like Barnstaple or Bideford, or you want to stay close to the coastline, there are plenty of North Devon accommodation options. It’s an area we visit often, 

Pubs with rooms: New Forest

Pubs with rooms: New Forest

I’ve already covered gastropubs with accommodation in Cumbria. Now it’s the turn of somewhere much closer to my current home. Why gastro pubs with rooms? New Forest dining options include some gorgeous country pubs, serving fabulous food in a cosy, welcoming setting. Some are dog-friendly 

Pubs with rooms: Lake District

Pubs with rooms: Lake District

If you fancy a short break with good food and a distinctly British flavour, then it’s hard to beat booking into one of the great gastro pubs with rooms the UK has to offer. Lake District national park options are some of the best in 

Scotland itinerary, 4 days

Scotland itinerary, 4 days

Ah, Bonnie Scotland. I might be a Sassenach, but I like to think the Scots will accept me as one of their own. A significant portion of my blood is Scottish, and my Nanna used to tell me to ‘haud yer wheesht’ when she wanted 

Spa Towns UK

Spa Towns UK

Our United Kingdom has a fair few spa towns – resorts that developed around the area’s natural mineral springs. The name comes from a Belgian town called Spa, and Bath in Somerset has been famed for its therapeutic waters since the second half of the 

Honeymoon Destinations UK

Honeymoon Destinations UK

With all the uncertainty of recent times, booking a honeymoon in the UK could be a wise move. Doing so could also save you time, money and stress. You don’t have to travel long or even short haul to find the best honeymoon destinations. UK 

Newcastle nightlife

Newcastle nightlife

The nightlife in Newcastle is nothing short of legendary. Geordies love to have a good time, and they like to dress up when they go out “on the toon”. That was the case when I was a teenager enjoying Newcastle’s bars, pubs and clubs, and 

Best Sandy Beaches near London

Best Sandy Beaches near London

Whether you’re living in or visiting London, a day or weekend at the beach makes a great escape from the capital. I’m sorry to say this, Brighton, but your pebbly beach doesn’t really do it for me. (Although I do love the Sussex city.) I