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The best spa breaks to buy her for Valentine’s Day

Beat the winter blues with a stay in one of these spa hotels, just a hop and a skip from London.

21 Jan 2020

7 staycations for stargazers

Britain boasts some of the most coveted dark sky reserves in Europe. Here’s how to explore them.

8 Jan 2020
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The best hotels for film lovers

From Bond to Lost in Translation, these seven hotels are sure to please the film lover in your life

7 Jan 2020

Spend the weekend in…a treehouse

Switch off amid the trees and reconnect with nature, from the Mendipp Hills to the Dordogne

3 Jan 2020

Spend the weekend in the Highlands

As we dream of gawping at waterfalls half a world away, it’s easy to forget that Britain itself is full…

19 Dec 2019

Spend the weekend in…Bath

It may have been built for leisure but Bath’s rich layers of roman and Georgian history make it England’s finest city

26 Nov 2019

Indonesia’s islands: from Bali to Bawah

Snorkel and surf your way around Indonesia’s most unspoilt islands

21 Nov 2019

The best hotels an hour away from London

Escaping the capital has never been easier with these six luxury boltholes just a stone’s throw away

19 Nov 2019

London’s finest hotels for art lovers

When it comes to art, some of the capital’s big name hotels have just as much to offer as leading…

10 Oct 2019

Five go to Dorset: follow in the footsteps of Enid Blyton

Blyton’s favourite holiday spot inspired many of her stories and you can retrace her adventures today

7 Oct 2019

The best boutique country hotels to try this Autumn

From roll top baths to roaring fires, here’s where to escape to for a break as the leaves start to fall

4 Oct 2019

Spend the weekend on…the isle of Sark

This car-free island off the coast of Normandy takes you back to a slower pace of life

16 Sep 2019

Spend the weekend in…Oxford

Oxford has long been a day trippers’ favourite but here’s why you should stay for the weekend

3 Sep 2019

The five best new London hotels

The capital has seen a plethora of new openings this year, from heritage treats to modern skyscrapers and iconic American…

12 Aug 2019
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Britain’s best beaches

From unspoilt dunes to turquoise waters, Blighty has a beach to suit every taste – here’s our pick of the best.

7 Aug 2019

Spend the weekend in…Brighton

Brighton’s independent shops and restaurants have transformed our idea of what a British seaside town can be

22 Jul 2019
Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge visit St Andrews

St Andrews: a weekend break in Will and Kate’s old haunt

What to see Follow in the footsteps of nearly 1000 years’ of worshippers and visit the medieval ruins of St…

12 Jul 2019

Spend the weekend in…North Devon

Surf at Croyde and Woolacombe, Cycle the Tarka Trail and explore the cobbled streets of Clovelly.

London’s best station hotels

London’s station hotels exude all the heady glamour of the early days of train travel

21 Jun 2019

Britain’s best picnic spots

As the days lengthen and the sun warms the earth, cow parsley fills the hedgerows and bees cloud above fragrant…

30 May 2019

A weekend break in English wine country

Any wine aficionado worth their Chardonnay will tell you; one of the most exciting emerging wine regions right now is…

29 May 2019

Brexit-proof your holiday: 12 of the best staycations

With Brexit igniting anxiety around blue passports, long airport queues and the falling pound, this summer could not be a better time for a glorious staycation.

23 May 2019

Spend the weekend in…Kent

The garden of England is a weekender’s dream with medieval towns, sandy beaches and a burgeoning art scene

10 May 2019

The five best bank holiday walks

From carpets of bluebells to Kentish sea air, get out and about this bank holiday

3 May 2019

8 unusual getaways for the summer

Find a hideout this summer with these treehouses, castles and cabins

29 Apr 2019

The best film locations to visit in the UK

From The Favourite to Withnail & I, visit the places that brought these iconic films to life

22 Apr 2019