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Christmas cheers at the UK's wine hotel

Christmas cheers at the UK's wine hotel

Where better to say cheers during the festive season than at the UK's wine hotel? Home to over 30,000 bottles of wine, The Vineyard in Berkshire puts the sparkle into all things Christmas.

Cockliffe Country House joins Heritage Estates family

Cockliffe Country House joins Heritage Estates family

Independent hotel group Heritage Estates has added Cockliffe Country House Hotel in Nottinghamshire to its portfolio of venues.

Lodore Falls Hotel - A packed itinerary for 4* Christmas in the Lakes

Lodore Falls Hotel - A packed itinerary for 4* Christmas in the Lakes

The Lake District's majestic 4* Lodore Falls Hotel, nestled in the picturesque Borrowdale valley is just ten minutes from Keswick. It's a real gem and even has its own waterfall in the gardens - a magical place for a Christmas getaway with a great line up of entertainment and treats.

Introducing Dar El Mandar, Fez's new country retreat

Introducing Dar El Mandar, Fez's new country retreat

Fez's most famous destination is its vast medina – Africa's largest, where Palais Amani is located. Here, some 10,000 streets and walkways showcase the city's distinctive character full of sights, sounds and smells.

Fall for Andalucia with an autumn sunshine break

Fall for Andalucia with an autumn sunshine break

Andalucia is a region rich with hidden gems. Whilst the high profile Costa Del Sol coastline bustles with crowds of sun-seeking holidaymakers, off the beaten track it's another world.

25% off new, autumn Bridge weekend at The George in Rye

StockenBridge Breaks, the specialist in bespoke Bridge holidays with charming locations, is offering a very special early booking deal on its newly-launched autumn Bridge weekend at The George in Rye, East Sussex, from Friday 7 to Sunday 9 November 2014.

Great Little Places welcomes nine new members

Great Little Places welcomes nine new members

Great Little Places, Wales’s premier collection of small hotels, inns, farmhouses, restaurants with rooms and guest houses has discovered nine exceptional new properties which have been added to the portfolio for 2014/15.

The Gleneagle Hotel in Kerry hosts Irish Country Music Festival

The Gleneagle Hotel in Kerry hosts Irish Country Music Festival

The scenic town of Killarney in County Kerry, Ireland plays host to the 22nd Irish Country Music Festival from 7th to 12th September 2014 with performances from leading country music bands at The Gleneagle Hotel.

Celebrating Pride of Britain Hotels' most colourful characters

Whilst many of the 49 hotels within the Pride of Britain Hotels consortium of luxury, independently-owned hotels have fascinating histories, so too do their staff who beaver away – be it in the kitchen, behind the scenes or as front-of-house staff.

Celebrate spring and summer with Pride of Britain Hotels

Whatever the time of year, Britain enjoys an overflowing calendar of events; it’s particularly jam-packed in the run-up to summer. From flower-arranging and cricket to rowing and worm charming, here is a selection of quintessentially British (and quirky) goings-on up and down the country – all of which can be combined with a stay at a Pride of Britain hotel.

A taste of France in the New Forest

A taste of France in the New Forest

Cottage Lodge, the multi-award-winning five star eco B&B in Brockenhurst in the heart of the New Forest, has teamed up with local French restaurant Le Blaireau to offer guests the opportunity to enjoy lunch or dinner with a 10% discount.

Potter to The Lakes for great half term offer from Bowness Hotel

Potter to The Lakes for great half term offer from Bowness Hotel

The four-star Lindeth Howe Country House Hotel in Bowness-on-Windermere has a fantastic deal available for stays over the February half term holidays.

Welsh Rarebits welcomes five new members for 2014

Welsh Rarebits welcomes five new members for 2014

Welsh Rarebits – widely recognised as the finest collection of country house hotels, traditional inns, elegant townhouses, gourmet bolt holes and funky boutique hotels across Wales – has added five new gems to the portfolio for 2014, taking the total membership (which is by invitation only) to 46

The Airds Hotel and Gilpin Hotel & Lake House join Pride of Britain Hotels

Latest members, The Airds Hotel and Gilpin Hotel & Lake House increase Pride of Britain Hotels’ northern presence.

Pigs and ponies in the New Forest

Pigs and ponies in the New Forest

New Hampshire in New England in the north-east of the USA is renowned for its autumn colours but there is somewhere much closer to home and which is equally spectacular at this time of year; the New Forest in Hampshire. It’s Old Hampshire in Old England.