North Devon in the South West of England is a county of dramatic coastlines, rugged cliffs and stunningly gorgeous beaches. Read on for ten epic things to do in North Devon.
Where do you dream of travelling in the months after lockdown? Perhaps the question should be: where will you be allowed to travel, and how will you feel about it? Here are some ideas for the best UK holidays after lockdown.
There’s heaps to do near London Bridge. Dive into the best, the quirky and the unmissable with my guide to this cool area of London.
Brighton is vibrant, hip and the most happening of British seaside cities. Read on for a local's guide on how to have the best day trip to Brighton...
Reviewed - Foxhills Golf & Country Club, Surrey. Country house hotel meets championship golf, spa days and an array of leisure facilities.
Barrie Kosky ditched the cliche's in his production of Carmen at London's Royal Opera House. Superbly contemporary and totally captivating.
Christmas in London - a glittering day out in London exploring the best of Christmas markets, festive lights, skating rinks and Christmas trees.
The winter solstice on 21st December is the date that Brighton lights up the shortest, darkest day of the year with its unique 'Burning of the Clocks' winter solstice festival.
Review. A stay in the Wood Norton, luxury Cotswold hotel with a combination of country house living and modern luxury. The perfect base for exploring the Cotswolds.
There’s loads to keep you busy in Ilfracombe - from boat trips and harbours to contemporary art, curious coastal charm and stunning coastal walks. Check out my top things to do in this North Devon town.
Last month I went to North Devon for a family holiday. Our base for the week was Horizons, a Marsdens Cottages property, in Ilfracombe, North Devon. Read my review of this modern, apartment overlooking the town’s pretty harbour.
Rye, in East Sussex, is one of those pretty little market towns that time seems to have passed by. Read on to find out what to see and do and where to eat and stay on a chilled weekend break.
Jack in the Green Hastings is a festival of fun, frolics and foliage, celebrating the coming of summer in Hastings Old Town. It takes place during the first weekend in May
A weekend in Suffolk exploring Southwold Pier and a night at the hip Salthouse Harbour Hotel in Ipswich.
From piers and fortresses, great food and coastal walks there are so many things to do in Eastbourne, East Sussex. Read on for my top picks..
Brede High Woods in East Sussex is be one of the best bluebell woods in Sussex. It's the perfect place for a bluebell walk in spring time.
A tour of London's iconic luxe neighbourhoods sampling delectable desserts and feasting on fabulous chocolates.
Battle, East Sussex is the heart of 1066 Country and this year is extra special as we celebrate the 950th anniversary of the Battle of Hastings.
Sussex sparkling wines - a visit to Rathfinny winery near Alfriston in East Sussex, to find out what all the fizz and fuss is about.
An Isle of Man short break - the perfect destination for a UK weekend away. Read on for what to see and do on this gorgeous little island in the Irish Sea.
English lavender fields are popping up all over. If you haven't visited then you should - here's a list of UK lavender fields with tips to help plan your visit.
One Aldwych is a cool boutique hotel located in London’s vibrant theatreland. A classic Edwardian building with a contemporary edge.
A visit to The Ambrette, Rye to discover Dev Biswal's Anglo-Indian fusion food from his subtly spiced Autumn Tasting Menu.
UNI is a Japanese and Peruvian fusion - ‘Nikkei’ restaurant in London’s Belgravia offering fabulous food and a sushi making master-class.
Hotel review. Tregenna Castle Resort in St Ives offers fabulous food, a host of resort facilities and is perfect for exploring the local area.
Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red, the art installation at The Tower of London. The poppy installation, by Paul Cummins, commemorates the centenary of the start of the First World War in 1914.
St Ives is a captivating Cornish town built around a small crescent harbour with beautiful beaches, fishermen's cottages and a buzzing art scene.
A mini road-trip in Cornwall - The coastal route from Lizard Point to Land's End
How to spend a day at Seven Sisters Country Park taking in the iconic coastguard cottages, Cuckmere Haven, and Birling Gap.
The Meeting Place is a 30ft statue, by artist Paul Day, which stands under the station clock at St Pancras railway station in the International Eurostar terminal. The piece is intended to reflect the romanticism of train travel and is reminiscent of a scene from the film Brief Encounter.
London’s skyscraper, The Shard, designed by architect Renzo Piano is an amazing visitor attraction. Here's what to expect from a visit to The Shard.
Sunday morning dawned crisp, fresh and bright. Since we probably won't get too many more ...
Collective Spirit is a wooden boat created for the London Olympics. The boat is inlaid with treasured wooden objects donated by the public.
How one little street in the South East of England celebrated the Queen's Diamond Jubiliee with a traditional British street party.
There's a fabulous little wine bar in Villiers Street outside Charing Cross Station and it's supposed to be the oldest wine bar in London. Gordon's Wine Bar.
Ready to board the British Pullman The umber and cream liveried carriages of the iconic ...
Every year the people of Battle in East Sussex dress up, turn out and cheer on teams as they spin off in the Good Friday marbles competition. Up to 20 teams take part in this springtime event which has been running in the town for over 60 years.