Purbeck Breezer: Open Top Bus Bournemouth to Swanage [2022]

Purbeck Breezer: Open Top Bus Bournemouth to Swanage [2022]

The Purbeck Breezer is an open top bus from Bournemouth to Swanage. These Bournemouth open top bus routes are one of the things I love about living in the area during summer, as you can travel around simply while getting great views and lots of 

Best Poole Quay Restaurants [2022]

Best Poole Quay Restaurants [2022]

Dining out here on the south coast can really be something special – hence this post on the best Poole Quay restaurants near the water. Having covered the restaurants with the best views in Bournemouth (including Christchurch, where I live), I now look west and 

Best Bournemouth Restaurants with a View [2022]

Best Bournemouth Restaurants with a View [2022]

The best Bournemouth restaurants with a view really are something special. Where else can you see mile after mile of golden sands as you dine – along with two piers and perhaps even a glittering outdoor pool or line of painted beach huts? From the 

Best Bournemouth Hotels with Indoor Pool [2022]

Best Bournemouth Hotels with Indoor Pool [2022]

Why Bournemouth hotels with indoor pool, when you could sit outdoors on a sunny day? Well because this is Britain, and even in summer our weather is notoriously unreliable. During the Bournemouth air festival in August, shows have been called off numerous times that I 

Best Bottomless Brunch in Bournemouth [2022]

Best Bottomless Brunch in Bournemouth [2022]

Bottomless brunch in Bournemouth, as in other UK cities and towns, is a pretty big thing. Where better to linger over delicious food and as much as you can drink than beside the seaside? A Bournemouth bottomless brunch is like the perfect social occasion in 

Beach Hut Hire in the Bournemouth area

Beach Hut Hire in the Bournemouth area

If you’re dreaming of a UK holiday that includes the chance of beach hut hire, then you need to read this article. I absolutely adore beach huts – rows of super cute bright or pastel painted wooden structures that liven up the coastline. Even on 

Pubs with Rooms: Dorset

Pubs with Rooms: Dorset

Of course the best pubs with rooms in Dorset are among the finest in the land. I moved to Dorset almost two decades ago, residing at the eastern end of the county on the edge of the New Forest. It means I’m far enough from 

Pubs with Rooms: Devon

Pubs with Rooms: Devon

I just love a gastropub with accommodation – great grub, a few drinks and then you can get straight up to bed without calling a cab or wandering through an unfamiliar area in the dark. Pubs with rooms Devon are some of the best of 

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