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 ….

Intimate Wedding Venues in the UK

Choosing a wedding or event venue can be a minefield but fear not – here at Further Afield, we’ve done some of the hard work for you. If you’re looking for a more personal, intimate venue for your big event, we’ve got it covered. Here are some of our favourite intimate wedding venues in the UK where – incredible location ….

Intimate Wedding Venues in Europe

If you’re looking for a venue in Europe to celebrate your wedding or other milestone event, check out these suggestions. We’ve curated a selection of intimate, luxurious and perfectly formed wedding venues to give you some ideas. Choose between beach, town or rural: all of these properties are in stunning locations with hosts who’ll help you celebrate in style. Cugó ….

Dive into our Perfect Pools

Just ahead of the weekend and after all this glorious weather, our thoughts turn to a pool, a book and a G&T – not necessarily in that order, but preferably. Below we’ve brought you a selection of some of our boutique hotels and B&Bs with stunning pools: Carpe Diem Exclusive Boutique Resort, Santorini The suites for two at Carpe Diem ….

A Room with a View? Don’t Mind if We Do

Few things in life can beat lying in bed and soaking in a view. Here are a few of our favourites – we’ll let them speak for themselves: Hollyhock Cottage, Nr Looe, Cornwall (sleeps 2) Cuq en Terrasses, Midi-Pyrenees, SW France Athina Luxury Suites, Santorini, Greece (boutique hotel) Dar tal-Kaptan Boutique Maison, Gozo, Malta (B&B) Hotel Villa Ducale, Sicily (boutique hotel) ….