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 ….

Walking holidays in Spain

The vast and varied landscape of Spain offers some amazing walking holiday opportunities. From high up in the mountains of the Sierra Navada, where snow capped mountains can be seen for most of the year, through to the lakes and winery covered slopes of Galicia, there are truly stunning walks.  Below we’ve highlighted some of the great places to stay ….

Island Getaways

There’s something about a holidaying on an island that somehow feels more romantic, more adventurous. Often with their own unique architecture, cuisine and culture they can feel a world away – even if in reality they’re only a two hour flight away. Check out our selection of romantic island getaways – Greek islands, Italian islands and some even further away. ….

A guide to visiting Kalkan, Turkey – a true escape

Sarah Udall, one of the Further Afield team, was in Kalkan, Turkey recently and she has shared some of her thoughts on this corner of paradise. Plus we’ve some insider tips from Ann who owns Villa Cukur. Where is Kalkan? On Turkey’s Mediterranean coast, nestled beneath the Taurus Mountains, Kalkan is in the perfect location to make the most of ….

Meet the owners – The Elm Tree

Enjoy an autumnal getaway at The Elm Tree in this beautiful corner of Lincolnshire with afternoon teas, stunning coastline and medieval market towns to explore. Check out their seasonal offer for Further Afield travellers too.  Tucked away in this beautiful corner of Lincolnshire, The Elm Tree is a proper piece of English escapism. Lovely rooms, afternoon teas, Medieval market town to ….