Holidays in in the UK

New Hotels (Apr 2022)

The Great HouseWe never cease in our quest for the very best small hotels, so here are a few of our most recent discoveries, starting with a house once owned by the Luttrell family of Dunster Castle.....READ MORE

Top Destinations for City Lovers

MadridTripadvisor just published their list of top city destinations in the world, and it was gratifying to see a lot of Little Hotels' destinations featuring highly.....READ MORE

Something Out-of-the-Ordinary

Houseboat Harbourside ViewLittle Hotels doesn't do 'bland'. Big chain hotels are not for us, so every hotel we list has its own individuality and character. Some have more character than others though!....READ MORE

An Island Nation

St IvesAnyone who has watched the TV programme Saving Lives at Sea will have heard the phrase "We are an island nation" (and probably be quite fed up with it!). It's true of course, Great Britain is an island, and perhaps there's something in our blood that draws us to the coast.....READ MORE

New Hotels (Dec 2021)

Portmeirion Hotel Five new hotels that have recently caught our eye and been added to Little Hotels. Choose England, Wales, Scotland or Italy.....READ MORE

Scottish National Parks

Trossachs National Park it's sparse population and extensive mountains, lochs and islands, it comes as a slight surprise that there are only two national parks in Scotland. The Cairngorms National Park is the largest in the UK and twice the area of the Lake District. Covering a large part of the eastern Highlands, it contains....READ MORE

The Cotswolds or Somewhere Else?

Bourton-on-the-WaterA recent trip across the centre of England gave us an interesting comparison of two regions of the country, one very well-known and one less so. As we travelled through the Cotswolds we saw pretty towns and villages built of honey-coloured stone and tree-covered hills.....READ MORE

Welsh National Parks

SnowdoniaThe Welsh national parks – Snowdonia, Pembrokeshire Coast and Brecon Beacons – cover an impressive 20% of Wales. They are perfect for active holidays, but also ideal if you simply want to drive around on quiet country roads and soak up the outstanding views. ....READ MORE

Summer Newsletter 2021

River WyeThe travel rules have been a challenge this year, but the UK government seems to have finally settled things down in the last few days and "Amber Plus" is thankfully off the agenda. Still, there is a decision to be made: do I go abroad, or stay at home?....READ MORE

Newsletter, February 2021

Casa Bambu, SpainAt 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

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