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Carmen at the Royal Opera House London

Carmen at the Royal Opera House London

Review: Barrie Kosky ditched the cliche’s in his production of Carmen at the Royal Opera House in London. Superbly contemporary and totally captivating…

The Best Sussex Bluebell Woods

The Best Sussex Bluebell Woods

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 Luxe London Dessert Tour – Reviewed

A Luxe London Dessert Tour – Reviewed

A tour of London’s iconic neighbourhoods sampling delectable desserts and feasting on fabulous chocolates is the perfect antidote to a wet winter’s afternoon…

Battles and Bonfires in 1066 Country

Battles and Bonfires in 1066 Country

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.

Rathfinny Wine Estate – Home of Sussex Sparkling

Rathfinny Wine Estate – Home of Sussex Sparkling

Sussex is the future of English wine production and with award-winning wines spilling out of the county it won’t be long before you’ll be toasting your celebrations with a glass or two of Sussex Sparkling. I visited Rathfinny, near Alfriston in East Sussex, to find out what all the fizz and fuss is about.

Where to find English lavender fields

Where to find English lavender fields

I’ve always wanted to visit the lavender fields of Provence. But English lavender fields are popping up all over the UK so I paid a visit to a home-grown version. If you haven’t visited then you should – here’s a list of UK lavender farms to help plan your visit.

One Aldwych – A Winter Wonderland Weekend Break

One Aldwych – A Winter Wonderland Weekend Break

One Aldwych is a gem of a boutique hotel located in London’s vibrant theatreland. We stayed for a night in December to soak up London’s Christmas atmosphere and kick-start that festive feeling. Thing is, once we’d stepped through the welcoming doors of One Aldwych we really didn’t want to leave…

Autumn Tasting Menu at The Ambrette, Rye

Autumn Tasting Menu at The Ambrette, Rye

Rye, in East Sussex, is one of the prettiest and best-preserved medieval towns in England. It is also the venue for a contemporary Anglo-Indian fusion restaurant. The Ambrette…