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Christchurch Harbour Hotel

Having spent virtually all my life living on the coast probably explains why I adore hotels which sit – literally – at the water’s edge. So, my stay at the brilliant white Christchurch Harbour Hotel [...]

Crowne Plaza Marlow

Set in five acres of lush Buckinghamshire countryside on the outskirts of Marlow, there is an air of tranquillity about the Crowne Plaza Hotel. It seems in a world of its own, cocooned from outside [...]

Estalagem da Ponto do Sol – Madeira

What an intriguing hotel this is. Take its location for starters: it clings to the edge of steep cliffs, affording fine views of not just Ponta do Sol, a tiny village sitting within a deep [...]

Ettington Park Hotel – Stratford-upon-Avon

If you’re on the hunt for an opulent, well-managed place to stay in the midst of Shakespeare’s England, then consider the Ettington Park Hotel, just six miles outside Stratford-upon-Avon. Surrounded by 40 acres of beautiful [...]

Golden Residence Hotel

So many of Madeira’s hotels enjoy stunning sea views and the Golden Residence, perched atop the rocky coastline and just two miles from downtown Funchal, is no exception. Whether you’re strolling around the landscaped lawns, [...]

Hassness Country House – Lake District

If you’re looking for somewhere to stay in the Lake District’s most beautiful corner – well, that’s my opinion – then look no further than Hassness Country House, run by Ramblers Worldwide Holidays. This grand, [...]