Dorset on the south coast of England boasts one of the countries loveliest coastlines. Beyond the beaches, there’s plenty for all the family to enjoy including historic castles and forts, countryside walks and fabulous seafood.
We at Boutique Travel Blog love food tours, so we’ve brought together a collection of the very best food and drink tours in the UK. Eat, drink and be merry!
Where can you get Michelin Star quality for under £30? At OX, in Belfast. Read on to see if this award-winning restaurant is worth the hype.
Corinthia Hotel London is perfectly placed for a luxe London break with top sights nearby, sumptuous rooms, excellent dining and exquisite spa…
If you are looking for a weekend getaway with plenty to see and do, Cambridge has something for everyone from amazing restaurants to breath-taking scenery and exciting concerts and exhibitions, in the stunning setting of this historic university city.
Whether you’re a cold weather lover or not, there’s a magical quality about wintertime in Wiltshire that you just can’t deny. Medieval villages shrouded in snow, tranquil countryside glittering with frost and crisp daytime walks perfectly punctuated by a country inn dinner by a roaring log fire. This is winter in Wiltshire… and we love it!
Right from the moment I wrapped myself up in the soft, white, fluffy robe I felt pampered. I was at the Solent Hotel in Hampshire on the south coast of England, for a morning of relaxation. Opening out on to a small meadow and woodland, the spa is a wonderful place to unwind, particularly on a sunny day.
If you want a somewhat different Christmas shopping experience this year, and crave shops that offer you more than the run of the mill, then head over to one of London’s most underrated shopping destinations – Chelsea. With big high street brands, designer stores and unique boutique shops, this is one area where you are sure to find that perfect gift.
In one of the most affluent areas of London, the Millennium Gloucester is a stylish hotel in a great location for both business or leisure travellers visiting the city. When I found the entrance to the hotel I was surprised to see what resembled an underground car park but as I walked towards the doors I was transported to a world of comfort and luxury. What struck me most about my stay was how exceptionally charming and polite all the staff were, from the moment I arrived at reception to the housekeeping staff I passed in the corridor, making my stay a much more intimate experience than you would expect from a hotel with over 600 rooms.
In an ideal location by the beach and close to the ferry terminal, this lovely hotel mixes modern comfort with Victorian elegance. It really was wonderful to wake up to a view of the sea, followed by a leisurely breakfast on the terrace, a walk on the beachand. There was even time for a relaxing massage, before I checked out to catch my ferry.
A day trip on the Orient Express’ sister train, The British Pullman, transports passengers to a golden age of travel where life is slower, gentler and more refined… Travel blogger, Suzanne Courtney shares her experience
of a ride on the British Pullman.