I'm a big fan of boutique properties, I find the attention to detail is usually much higher and the service often more personal. Indeed, at The Bower House you're welcomed as an old friend and the smiling staff have great suggestions for the local area. The five rooms are individually designed, with different styles, layouts and … Continue reading The Bower House | A delightful Cotwswolds stay
Beverley is a delightful small town in the North East of England with a range of activities to suit all ages, and a huge amount of history and culture attached to it. It's an ideal low key weekend break, with romantic hotels, some top dining locations and enough galleries, churches and quirky trails to keep … Continue reading 15 things to do in Beverley
Lincoln has a great number of options for food and drinks to suit all tastes. In the old town area then cute coffee shops and brunch options are numerous, as are traditional pubs with a few unique wine bars in between. The list below is a few top recommendations to suit whatever mood you're in, … Continue reading Where to eat in Lincoln |Top eats & drinks
When you mention The Bronze Pig in Lincoln to others then their eyes light up. Either people are excited about their visit, or indeed have visited already for a birthday or an anniversary. The restaurant is intimate, with only 12 tables, and only one sitting, meaning that you have the table to yourself for the … Continue reading The Bronze Pig | Fine Dining in Lincoln
In the past few years, Lincoln has grown from a sleepy midlands town to a thriving place with a popular university that also manages to maintain it's historical charm...and boy does it have a lot of history! To familiarise yourself with the historic centre, try a walking tour with @hiddenlincoln My guide Ivan met me … Continue reading 48 hours in Lincoln | What to do on a weekend break?
The city of Stoke-on-Trent in Staffordshire became the centre of ceramic production during the 17th century. Due to the availability of clay and other required materials, large numbers of potteries opened up in the area and started producing high quality ceramic wear that was exported all over the world. There are a number of potteries … Continue reading Stoke on Trent & The Potteries |Where to visit
When I was younger and holidaying with my parents we would travel by ferry all the time, as we would take long camping & motorhome trips in France and Spain, and the ferry provided a convenient way to get further South without requiring as much driving. There were a couple of routes that I was … Continue reading Portsmouth – Bilbao on the Cap Finistère with Brittany Ferries