The Joy of Cretan Music

Further Afield owners are a passionate bunch! Passionate about customer service, about the properties they open to guests and the places they live. This time long term Further Afield partner Marcus from Galini Breeze on Crete talks about local music on the island. Lovers of Crete can enjoy its beaches, nature and antiquities, and certainly also the music. Cretan music ….

Dive in to 2024 – Private pools

As winter batters on, it’s never too early to start thinking about where to spend some time in the sun later in the year. At Further Afield we’re fans of escapes to the sun in whatever guise they take, but throw in a private pool and we’re all in! Check out a selection of our apartments, villas and farmhouses with ….

A guide to Mid Wales

We’ve always said that one of the joys of Further Afield is the wonderful hosts who share their places to stay with us. Part of what makes them such special hosts is the insider knowledge they have and which they’re only to happy to share with their guests. Siwan runs the converted farm buildings at the family farm as Nant ….

European Villas for 2023

It’s time to shake off the inertia of the festive period and look toward how you’re going to use your holiday allowance this year! Somewhere sunny maybe? Private pool? Space for you and friends and family to spread out? Here are a few to choose from with some availability across peak periods. Trulli Vistas, Puglia A beautifully restored Italian farmhouse ….

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 ….