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Thorpe Park Hotel Spa Day Review with Red Letter Days

Thorpe Park Hotel Spa Day Review with Red Letter Days

Thorpe Park Hotel Spa Day Review – Thorpe Park Hotel and Spa is just off the M1 on the outskirts of Leeds and very easy to get to. We were invited to visit and review by Red Letter Days who gave us a voucher for the […]

The Crown Spa Hotel in Scarborough – Review

The Crown Spa Hotel in Scarborough – Review

The Crown Spa Hotel in Scarborough Review – Our first impressions of The Crown Spa Hotel in Scarborough were very positive, it’s a beautiful big white wedding cake of a building and the views of the sea are amazing.  The Crown Spa Hotel in Scarborough […]

Bassa Maina Villas and Suites in the Peloponnese, Greece

Bassa Maina Villas and Suites in the Peloponnese, Greece

Bassa Maina Villas and Suites –Greece’s southern Peloponnese is better than ever with Bassa Maina Villas and Suites – a 4* boutique hotel tucked into the rolling countryside ofMani. From its rugged mountain surrounds to the exceptional services and amenities, here’s why everybody loves it […]

Quintessentially English – Afternoon Tea at The Grand, York

Quintessentially English – Afternoon Tea at The Grand, York

Afternoon Tea at The Grand, York – There is something so elegant and quintessentially English about afternoon tea. It’s a tradition that goes back to the early 19th Century when Anna, the 7th Duchess of Bedford set a fashion for taking sandwiches and tea in […]

Amazing 5 Star Luxury Hotels Peloponnese 2019

Amazing 5 Star Luxury Hotels Peloponnese 2019

Amazing 5 Star Luxury Hotels Peloponnese – we have been regular visitors to the Peloponnese since before the children were born and we love it so much we bought our own house there in Stoupa.  I take a keen interest in all the new luxury […]

A Blissful Morning at The Grand Hotel York Spa

A Blissful Morning at The Grand Hotel York Spa

The Grand Hotel York Spa – I do love a spa day and was pleased to be able to review the spa facilities at The Grand in York recently as part of a Spa Afternoon Tea. At just £40.50 for a session in the Spa […]

Darwin Forest Lodges in the Peak District – Review

Darwin Forest Lodges in the Peak District – Review

Darwin Forest Lodges in the Peak District Review – We arrived at Darwin Forest on a misty evening in March. From the road I could see the lights of the lodges twinkling warmly welcoming us to our weekend holiday home.  Darwin Forest is a large […]

Butlins Skegness Seaside Apartments Reviews and Tour

Butlins Skegness Seaside Apartments Reviews and Tour

Butlins Skegness Seaside Apartments Reviews – Last Summer we had a fab weekend at Butlin’s Skegness, where we stayed in the lovely Seaside Apartments.  Video Review of the Seaside Apartments Butlins Skegness These are the highest priced apartments in Butlin’s and with good reason.  Before […]

North Star Club Sancton – Glamping Yorkshire – Toasted Marshmallows and Fairy Lights

North Star Club Sancton – Glamping Yorkshire – Toasted Marshmallows and Fairy Lights

The North Star Club Sancton in East Yorkshire has an otherworldly fairy-tale feel to it. The Woodland Lodges are set deep inside a wood and are completely private from one another. We slept in Sitwell, a lodge inspired by the Scarborough born poet Dame Edith Sitwell. The […]

Thai Restaurant York – 6 of the best!

Thai Restaurant York – 6 of the best!

Thai Restaurant York – York is a fantastic place to visit with lots to do and some amazing restaurants to visit.  Thai is a particular favourite of mine and I am working on reviewing some of my favourite Thai restaurants in York.  My list is […]