Top places for Autumn sun 

Looking for where to go in September, October or November for some sun? Then we thoroughly recommend checking out our round up of places where you can enjoy some warmer weather in Autumn. Casa Caballito de Mar, Almeria, Spain This place is full of charm and character, reflecting the personalities of your hosts at this intimate B&B in the hills 20 minutes ….

Our guide to the best beaches, sights and eating on Sicily

With its wild beauty, historic towns and cities, stunning beaches and little known corners, Sicily still offers the independent traveller an opportunity to explore and discover. Looking for inspiration on where to go in Sicily, things to do or maybe where to eat on Sicily? Look no further. At Further Afield we’re lucky enough to partner with several properties across ….

A wedding at Frampton Court

Who Got Married?: Robert Mauler and Nathan Hinder Where did they get married?: The Manor Gardens, Frampton Court Estate, Gloucestershire When did they get married?: June 2019   When you’re thinking about where to celebrate your wedding or union there’s always a myriad of factors that come into play. Geography, family, friends, numbers, budget, emotional attachments… For same sex couples ….

Top 3 Italian City breaks ideas

Three inspirational city break ideas across magical Italy. For each city we’ve a fabulous Further Afield host whose insider tips help you get the best out of your time in these magical Italian cities. 1: Florence Capital of Tuscany, the wonderful Florence snakes along the banks of the Arno – its opposite banks joined by bridges including the famous Ponte ….

Guest Blog: Saint John’s Oratory in Urbino

One thing we love about Further Afield is that a large proportion of our properties are owner managed. That in-depth knowledge of and enthusiasm for where they live often means that you as a guest get a far better experience, benefitting from their passion! Over the coming months we’re going to be featuring some of our owners’ own blogs on ….

Brocant markets in France

In a stunning forest setting in the Charente is the welcoming and historic country house in which Madeleine (above) and Jo have created a stunning Chambre d’hotes – Montaurand private suite. The house is a wonderful mix of Gustavian and Scandi chic and reflects the hosts unique sense of style and design. Their love of design means that they are ….

A Guide to 3 Days in Tangier

Staying at the wonderful Saba’s House, one of the newest boutique riads in Tangier, is a perfect place to base yourself to explore this fascinating city. Wander the maze of the Kasbah before retreating to the comfort and glamour of its unique interiors as your sanctuary when you need it. Patsy, part of the team at Saba’s House, helped us ….

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. ….