Great value cottage escapes for winter 2022

Need to use up some holiday before the end of the year? Want to plan a few days away after the craziness of the festive period? Hoping to retreat over a few snowy days? Or just need a change of scene, all without spending a fortune? Explore our pick from the Further Afield collection of beautiful cottages and apartments in the ….

Cornwall’s great craft beer scene

Sun, sea, sand and shanties, a craggy coastline with quaint fishing villages clinging to the cliffs, it’s no surprise Cornwall is one of the UK’s top destinations. And now you can add beer to the list of reasons to make the journey to the far South West. This time Phil Mellows, a specialist writer about pubs and breweries and founder of ….

Summertime B&B escapes in the UK

Summer escapes in the UK, especially right now, can feel like Mission Impossible. Sometimes it can seem like places to stay are super expensive, they’re often booked out years in advance or maybe they might not be the quality you expect for your hard earned cash. Well, let us introduce you to a few of our UK B&Bs which have ….

Wild dining – South Hams’ best picnic spots

Rustic and last-minute or elegant and perfectly planned; the humble picnic takes on many forms but is always a combination of three essential elements; beautiful scenery, delicious food, and great company. And while your choice of nibbles is going to be down to personal preference (as is the social aspect of your soiree), local travel experts Luxury Coastal who bring ….

Casa Shelley – an idyllic Andalucian guest house

Stylish, spacious, full of light and character, Casa Shelley in Andalucia’s stunning Vejer de la Frontera is a truly beautiful boutique guesthouse. Myles, one of people on the ground, shares his thoughts on a stay with Chris and Javier. An escape to a quieter place The overriding feeling whilst staying at Casa Shelly is of peace. Peace and tranquility, pure ….

A French Affair

We love a French escape. The food. The wine. The space. The sights and smells. It’s a feast for the senses and for the soul. Whatever you’re looking for, Further Afield has some stunning French partners. It’s time to say Bonjour les amis! Into the Prairie, Brittany This cluster of eight beautifully stylish houses in Brittany were created by Liz ….

A weekend in The Chilterns

Sometimes you need to escape. To retreat and to hunker down away from day-to-day life for a day or two. It was with such feelings that my partner, our daughter and I headed to Wisteria Cottage one frosty weekend. A perfectly formed retreat After helpful communications from owner, Jane, arriving late on an extremely cold Friday night we easily found ….