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Newsletter, February 2021

Casa Bambu, Spain last there is light at the end of the tunnel! Following the UK government's announcement on 22 February, hotels and B&Bs in England will be able to open from 17 May. Already, within hours, people are racing to make their bookings.....READ MORE

Some Places to Visit in the Westcountry

Minack TheatreWhen we think of theatre, we think first-and-foremost of the "West End". Much further west than the traditional West End, is the most westerly theatre in England: the Minack Theatre. Indeed, you really can't get any further west without getting your feet wet!....READ MORE

Newsletter, December 2020

Mallorca2020 has been a torrid year for everyone, but most especially for the hotel industry. We have been most impressed by the way our hotels have risen to the challenge: adapting, developing and in some cases using the enforced break for major renovations. We look forward to 2021 with optimism.....READ MORE

Some of the World's Most Beautiful Villages

Bibury, CotswoldsBig cities can feature some pretty impressive landmarks, but for the most spellbinding beauty we must turn to the small towns and villages that abound throughout the world. Here is our pick of some of the most delightful locations that should be on everyone's bucket list.....READ MORE

Newsletter, October 2020

Norfolk BroadsSome more new hotels in England and the Canaries, some ideas for remote-working while enjoying the sunshine, and an extraordinary little hotel in Glastonbury.....READ MORE

A Head For Heights

RondaI'm not good with heights, and that's something which rather annoys me. So whenever I'm presented with something high, steep or precipitous I'm determined to face down my fears.....READ MORE

Lanzarote

Lanzarote pool and seaThe wonderful news coming from Lanzarote in the last few days is that the island is properly open-for-business. Hotels, villas and apartments can now welcome visitors back to this sun-blessed holiday island without any arduous restrictions.....READ MORE

Road Racing on The Island

Isle of Man TTIn 2021, it may not be quite so clearcut when a motorcyclist says he will be racing on "the island". There is a plan being developed for motorcycle races on the Isle of Wight, that will be called the Diamond Races.....READ MORE

Newsletter, August 2020

Tobago CaysThis month we bring a few more new hotels, some of our hotels that are especially highly rated on Trip Advisor, a big new event for 2021 on the Isle of Wight, and an out-of-the-ordinary hotel in North Wales.....READ MORE

Setenil: a Picturesque Spanish Town That Shouldn't Be Missed

Setenil de las BodegasAs you wander through Setenil de las Bodegas, large chunks of rock hang precariously amongst the winding streets, often creating natural roofs for the houses and restaurants. Most amazingly, one large overhang covers an entire street.....READ MORE

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