Gintastic places to stay

Gin. What more fashionable liquor is there right now? Artisan distilleries. Gin bars. Gin tasting. Non-alcoholic gin. Gin flights. It’s everywhere. And in the Further Afield collection we’ve some fabulous places to stay where you can indulge your love of gin – here’s our Top 5. St Valery, Alnmouth Harvey (and Roxy the dog) offer a very gin friendly stay ….

Under the stars

A recent Guardian article on its favourite off grid places to stay included Green Mountain Yurt, part of Further Afield partner El Cortijo Opazo‘s wonderful offering and it got us thinking about some of our places to stay that offer a bit of an outdoorsy experience… but not too much of one…  See, we love a night outdoors, but to be ….

Top things for two days in Seville

Ah Seville. Capital of Spain’s most southerly region, Andalucia and a city full of beautiful architecture, fantastic food and cultural highlights. A rich mix of Christian, Moorish and Roman history weaves together creating a city that is worthy of a month… but here’s our guide to what to do in Seville if you have just two days to explore: Where ….

Cornish holiday Cottages – our favourites

A Cornish cottage holiday is an archetypal UK holiday – with good reason. Beautiful cottages, stunning countryside, amazing beaches and coastline, quaint Cornish seaside towns and fabulous food. In part, its charm lies in its remoteness- seemingly cut off from the rest of the UK – but getting there is an effort that is repaid several times over by this ….

Fabulous places for wild swimming

There has been huge interest in the past few years in “wild swimming”; swimming in lakes, rivers and open water rather than the chlorinated pools we’re used to thinking about when we think “swimming”. The Guardian described it in a recent article as “the new yoga” (see link below) and quoted one dedicated wild swimmer as saying: “The last thing ….

Spring & Easter Breaks in the UK

Whether you want to snuggle up in front of the fire at a gorgeous cottage to finish off the Easter eggs, or if some grown-up hotel time is more up your street, we’ve got some fantastic suggestions for ways to really take advantage of spring and the Easter holidays in the UK. We’ve included a top tip for a day ….

Romantic Valentine’s breaks

If you’re looking for a last minute Valentine’s break then we have a few romantic getaways that will save the day: Just for two Sea Sunset Cottage, Whitstable Waking up to the sound of the sea on the beach outside your window will melt the most unromantic of hearts. Tuck into oysters from Wheelers of Whitstable if you need some encouragement. ….

Meet the Owners – Brody House

Peter Grundberg and William Clothier’s story began in 2004 when they sold their London flats and began to grow their business in Budapest. Their dedication and passion for Budapest and its vibrant art scene is unmistakable in the renovations they’ve undertaken – they’ve managed to create a truly unique experience for both guests and artists alike, running events ranging from ….

Walking holidays in Spain

The vast and varied landscape of Spain offers some amazing walking holiday opportunities. From high up in the mountains of the Sierra Navada, where snow capped mountains can be seen for most of the year, through to the lakes and winery covered slopes of Galicia, there are truly stunning walks.  Below we’ve highlighted some of the great places to stay ….