AlmaLusa Comporta

Portugal’s coolest new coastal retreat

AlmaLusa Comporta is just 1 1/2 hrs away from Lisbon, in the heart of the village of Comporta, only a 15-minute walk to the beach and on the doorstep of a wide range of fashionable boutiques, cafés, and restaurants. In a town where each stone has its own history, AlmaLusa Hotels created a unique hotel…

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Mindful Luxury In The Heart Of The Med

Maslina is a luxurious waterside resort situated in its own bay, with stunning sunsets off Hvar’s west coast. The team behind Maslina are a group of passionate individuals with more than two decades of experience in luxury, including high-end hospitality, gourmet dining and wealth management. Their collective vision is to offer a luxury hospitality experience…

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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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The Long Room at Heckfield Place

Heckfield Place is an 18th-century country house; picturesque, memorable, resplendent. Purchased by Gerald Chan over 20 years ago, the lengthy, thoughtful and ultimately all-encompassing renovation now provides 44 guest suites, two restaurants, spa facilities and an underground cinema. This historic and elegant Georgian house dating back to 1790 is nestled at the heart of a…

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Lake District Project

HM x Katharine Pooley

In the heart of the Lake District lies the sleepy village of Elterwater, situated at the foot of the Great and Little Langdale valleys and beside its namesake; Lake Elter Water (The Lake of the Swans). The village is flanked by bracken-clad heathland and nestled against the magnificent backdrop of the Langdale Pikes. The serenity…

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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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Middleton Lodge

A Georgian Country House Retreat

Set in 200 acres of English countryside and private gardens, the main house at Middleton Lodge was built by architect John Carr in 1780. Privately owned by James and Rebecca Allison, this beautiful historic spot in North Yorkshire is accessed via a picturesque tree-lined driveway that leads into the 200-acre estate. Divided among five properties:…

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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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Weatherstone House

Katharine Pooley x Humphrey Munson

Katharine Pooley established her design studio over fourteen years ago and has succeeded in creating an impressive portfolio of unique and incredible interiors. The design studio’s refined and eclectic aesthetic has earned a position as one of the most sought-after interior design studios globally, working on both commercial and residential projects in London and worldwide.…

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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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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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