Just inland from the famous Jurassic coast of Dorset, tucked away in a magical woodland setting, is Wellhayes. You tumble down a driveway cutting through the woods and emerge in a green and open clearing where James and Emma, you’re charming and cultured hosts live. Overlooking a lake – where guests are welcome to partake of a spot of wild ….
There’s something undeniably lovely – and rather romantic – about soaking up the atmosphere of a wonderful place to stay whilst soaking in a hot tub. Whether they’re inside, cosseted away, or outside where you can gaze on rolling hills or endless stars, they add a certain something. Here we’ve chosen 10 welcoming and beautiful places to stay where you ….
As Further Afield marks its 10 year anniversary of working with amazing partners who celebrate and believe in inclusivity as much as we do, we meet two owners who very much embody the ethos of inclusivity and our belief in the importance of community. Christoper and and Gavin run the Manorhaus hotels in Llangollen and Ruthin, Wales, and have become ….
Bob and Ian, owners of Casal dei Fichi, share some of their thoughts and motivations around inclusive travel and property owners responsibilities toward the environment we share. Casal dei Fichi (below) has been our home for 15 years, half of the time that we have been together. 30 years ago the world was a very different place, particularly the hospitality ….
Further Afield is marking 10 years of championing places to stay that are inclusive and welcoming, its core messages. It’s been a decade of huge change, not least for online travel resources, and its Director David Matthews takes a moment to reflect on why he believes so strongly in what the website represents. My journey with Further Afield started eight ….
This time we’re hearing from Alan, who runs El Carligto in the hills behind Malaga. He and his partner Marc renovated the estate – a recent Conde Nast Gold Award recipient for the best rural retreat in Spain – where amazing spaces, views and cuisine help create a perfect Spanish holiday home. Stylish and incredibly beautiful the estate has two ….
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 ….
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 ….
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 ….
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 ….
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