The Pig Near Bath

The Pig near Bath is one of a litter of eight ‘piglets’ providing exceptional dining, accommodation and wellness experiences across the South of England. Set in a magnificent Grade II listed Georgian house built in 1820 out of local honey toned Bath stone, the Pig near Bath is a wonderful weekend retreat or mid-week getaway.…

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Top 9 Locations

Post Covid World

Most of us right now are dreaming of the day sometime soon when we can escape to a far off destination with warm sunshine, adventure, delicious food and wine all prepared by someone else and while travel still seems like it’s still in the distant future we have put together this list of nine truly…

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Coombeshead Farm

Surrounded by 66 acres of vibrant meadows, cool streams and woodland that begs to be explored, Coombeshead Farm is without a doubt one of the best boutique country hotels in the UK. This year, due to COVID-19, Coombeshead have opened up the farmhouse for exclusive hire only. Coombeshead is a unique farmhouse getaway that offers…

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The Harper, Norfolk

A Breath Of Fresh Air

Norfolk is known for it’s long unspoilt beaches and coastline, big blue skies and some truly idyllic places to stay. Located in North Norfolk, one of these havens is the soon to open, and it’s called The Harper. The new boutique hotel is set in a former glass blowing factory in the pretty village of…

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Dormy House

Hotel & Spa

Once a hard working farmhouse, Dormy House in the Cotswolds is now comprised of 39 bedrooms and suites, restaurants and a world-class spa – not to mention surrounded by quintessential countryside – that has flourished into one of the UK’s most loved hotels. Set within a 400 acre Farncombe Estate, Dormy house began life as…

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Masseria Moroseta

Born out of love for the land sky and all things wonderfully simple, Massaria Moroseta is a glorious Italian escape that offers refuge to the weary and is environmentally conscious too. As you approach this dreamy Italian hideaway you’ll be welcomed by an old country road lined with olive trees until you catch sight of…

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Paragon 700

Boutique Hotel & Spa

Imagine an elegant red building amidst a sea of white, a beacon of turbulent history in a stunning town in southern Italy. This is Paragon 700 in Ostuni, Puglia in Italy. This boutique hotel is quintessentially Italian and has undergone a painstaking restoration process that has spanned across every inch of the former Italian palace.…

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Twin Farms

Home Away From Home

If like us, you are using this time to plan your next big trip then we cannot recommend enough that you add Twin Farms, Vermont to the very top of your wish list. A second home for travellers, Twin Farms Vermont is 300 acres of blissful seclusion – perfect for when things are back to…

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Kit Kemp

Every Room Tells A Story: Crosby Street Hotel

“The hotel has settled into its space like someone settling into a very comfortable armchair and in that way it looks like the art is a part of the place, rather than a gallery or somewhere where you stand, walk around and go out. It’s actually a home, and it’s a home from home, and…

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Cap Rocat

Mallorca España

Just a short flight away from the southern Spanish coast lies Cap Rocat. An Ancient fortress originally designed for defence (but fortunately for us, never used for purpose), it was lovingly restored 10 years ago by Antonio Obrador Studio. The studio have excellently preserved and enhanced the ancient fortress paying particular attention to the architecture…

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Palais Coburg

Luxury Royal Retreat

Palais Coburg in Vienna was once a royal palace with a history dating back to the 1500’s. Recently this magnificent building and its grounds have been given a new lease of life that took three years to plan and a further three years to complete, and now the palace is once again fit for royalty.…

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Zaborin Ryokan


Zaborin Ryokan: A retreat where the quality and serenity of Japanese tradition is celebrated in a modern way. Located in Hokkaido, the northernmost of Japan’s main islands, known for its volcanoes, hot springs and ski restorts. Zaborin is a contemporary Japanese inn that captures the spirit of the ryokan experience. Zaborin is derived from the…

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Blackberry Mountain


Over 8 miles of protected ridgetop, 5,200 total acres, infinite views and serenely situated along the last of The Great Smoky Mountains; Blackberry Mountain is naturally remarkable. Set in the beautiful landscape of The Great Smoky Mountains, and rising above Miller’s Cove in Walland Tennessee, Blackberry Mountain is the perfect escape from the stresses of…

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George Scott Rides

Andalucia Spain

Ever wanted to explore the glories and drama of the Spanish countryside? George Scott Rides provide truly enchanting and utterly unique adventures that are full of endless views, incredible food & drink as well as surprises along the way. Set in the Sierra Morena region of Northern Andalucia, bordering both Extremadura and Portugal, is an…

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Bingham Riverhouse

A Richmond Retreat

  “Once upon a river, there was a house. A house where people met, mingled and mused. Where parties were planned, meetings were held and vows were made. Where the constant rush of water mixed with music and the clinking of glasses. Perched as a gateway to Richmond, that house is our house.”   Originally…

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Anantara Quy Nhon Villas


Located on the Vietnamese coast with views over the South China Sea, this luxurious resort is a perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. With sea views from every villa, an on-site spa and only 26 villas dotted across seven acres surrounding the private cove it is truly…

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Belmond Cadogan Hotel


The Belmond Cadogan Hotel in Chelsea is an exquisite, historical refuge from the busy streets of London. Built in 1887, this stylish retreat is the best kept secret in Chelsea (except it’s not so secret anymore) and even has a private entrance for hotel guests. A favourite of socialites like Oscar Wilde and the former…

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Lime Wood x Amelia Freer

Wellbeing Retreats

If you hadn’t already noticed, at Humphrey Munson we are huge fans of positive nutrition and wellbeing so we were excited to see that superstar nutritional therapist Amelia Freer and luxurious getaway Lime Wood have joined forces to create a collection of special workshops happening over the course of this year. Amelia has also been…

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Quirky Places To Stay In Cornwall

Unique Home Stays

Unique Home Stays are the very best in luxurious self-catering staycations, and the list of amazing properties gets even better in Cornwall. With more and more of us choosing to stay in the UK we can see why the ever glorious Cornish coastline has become a popular escape from the hustle and bustle of city…

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The Lost Gardens Of Heligan


A genuine secret garden lost in time for decades, The Lost Gardens of Heligan in Cornwall are now more magnificent than ever. Owned and loved by the Tremayne family for over 400 years, the estate slowly fell into decline with the arrival of WW1 when the gardens workforce left to fight in the war. Decades…

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Lanhydrock Cornwall

National Trust

A true National Trust treasure that is at the very top of our wish list to see in Cornwall, Lanhydrock offers a fascinating glimpse into British history and with over 1,000 acres of parkland to enjoy, it’s the perfect place for the whole family to enjoy. Following the dissolution of monasteries by Henry VIII, the…

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Camel Valley Wines


On the dreamy sun drenched slopes of Camel Valley in Cornwall, Bob and Annie Lindo transformed their recently purchased farm into an international multi award-winning vineyard producing exceptional British wine. The defining moment for the couple was undoubtedly when Bob Lindo (an ex-RAF serviceman), and his wife Annie decided to purchase a farm in the…

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The Pitcher Inn

The Pitcher Inn story begins in the Civil War era as a lodging house, where travellers traversing three mountain passes would stop to rest. Reimagined in 1997 from the ground up by Maggie and Heather Smith and Heather’s father Win Smith, the family were determined that The Pitcher Inn would entertain and inspire, extending a…

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Health & Wellness Retreat

Daylesford & Bamford Spa

After huge popularity following previous retreats, we are so excited to see that Daylesford are offering another Health & Wellness weekend retreat. An opportunity to fully experience the very best of both Daylesford cookery school and Bamford Haybarn Spa, whilst staying in one of the idyllic Cotswold cottages – it sounds like a pretty perfect…

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The Yeatman


Porto is an ever growing hub of remarkable food, even better wine and vibrant city life. For us, one of the highlights of Porto has to be the Yeatman Hotel and Spa. Set amidst the port wine lodges, the hotel rests on a hill overlooking Porto and the Douro River within 7 acres of land……

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The Talbot

Malton, Yorkshire

The Talbot, is a seventeenth century riverside coaching inn set in the award winning foodie heaven of Malton, Yorkshire. Close to the North York Moors and coastline you will be greeted with roaring warm fires and cosy corners – the perfect antidote to busy city living. Relaxed and rustic, The Talbot welcomes guests with dogs…

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Fife Arms


At the heart of the Cairgorms National Park in Royal Deeside, Scotland, and surrounded by enchanting highland scenery is the recently re-opened Fife Arms, Braemar. Designed and built in the 19th century by architect Alexander Mackenzie (known for prestigious London projects including the Waldorf Astoria and Australia House), he created what has become a much…

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Top 5 Spa Retreats Perfect For Mother’s Day

Mother’s day is fast approaching – Sunday 31 March (!!) – so if you’re looking for the perfect gift to show your appreciation we’ve got just the ticket. Well, it’s not really a ticket – but rather a voucher for a day spa – the perfect treat for hard-working mums! So whether you’re based in…

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Beaverbrook House

In the heart of the Surrey Hills among 400 acres of quintessentially British country estate is Beaverbrook House. Surrounded by stunning gardens and unspoilt countryside this house and estate is a historical treasure full of life that’s just begging to be discovered. A brief history… Beaverbrook was originally built in 1866 for Abraham Dixon and…

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5 Unique Places To Stay

With so many beautiful and unique places to stay in and around the UK, it’s no wonder people are choosing a ‘staycation’ rather than traveling abroad. Unique Home Stays in particular have an incredible selection of places to relax and explore whether it be just the two of you setting out on a romantic break,…

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