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Premier Inn – Weymouth Seafront

One thing I like about Premier Inn is their predictability. When I book a hotel room I want to know what I can expect in terms of service, facilities and, most importantly, quality of accommodation; I don’t want any nasty surprises. There is always an exception but, by and large, you know that award-winning Premier [...]

By | June 10th, 2015|Accommodation, Hotels/B&Bs|Comments Off on Premier Inn – Weymouth Seafront

Sandbanks Hotel – Poole

The sun beats down from a cloudless sky, the aquamarine water breaks gently over the white sandy beach stretching into the distance. I could have been whiling away the hours on an exclusive Mediterranean beach but, no, my family and I were relaxing at the exquisite Sandbanks Hotel, just around the bay in Poole, Dorset. [...]

By | May 6th, 2014|Accommodation, Hotels/B&Bs|0 Comments


The Dorset seaside resort of Bournemouth has something for everyone, making it an ideal location for holidaying by the sea: seven miles of golden sand, two historic piers, bustling promenade, plenty of gardens and green spaces, countless restaurants – and that’s just for starters. I visited with my wife and two children (aged twelve and [...]

By | December 4th, 2013|Destinations|0 Comments

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 got off to a good start when I saw the view it enjoys: out across Mudeford Quay to Hengistbury Head. [...]

By | February 7th, 2013|Hotels/B&Bs, Latest Reviews|0 Comments