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 ….

Casa Shelley – an idyllic Andalucian guest house

Stylish, spacious, full of light and character, Casa Shelley in Andalucia’s stunning Vejer de la Frontera is a truly beautiful boutique guesthouse. Myles, one of people on the ground, shares his thoughts on a stay with Chris and Javier. An escape to a quieter place The overriding feeling whilst staying at Casa Shelly is of peace. Peace and tranquility, pure ….

A French Affair

We love a French escape. The food. The wine. The space. The sights and smells. It’s a feast for the senses and for the soul. Whatever you’re looking for, Further Afield has some stunning French partners. It’s time to say Bonjour les amis! Into the Prairie, Brittany This cluster of eight beautifully stylish houses in Brittany were created by Liz ….

A weekend in The Chilterns

Sometimes you need to escape. To retreat and to hunker down away from day-to-day life for a day or two. It was with such feelings that my partner, our daughter and I headed to Wisteria Cottage one frosty weekend. A perfectly formed retreat After helpful communications from owner, Jane, arriving late on an extremely cold Friday night we easily found ….

Summer Loving in the UK 2021!

We’re excited about a summer during which travel looks set to be increasingly easy. With UK hotels and guest houses opening up and overseas travel routes due to be announced we’re dusting off our suitcases. To ease you back in here are a few suggestions from the collection for a UK break, all with availability during July and August, and ….

Great wineries and vineyards to visit in Kent and East Sussex

With growing conditions similar to the Champagne region of France, Kent and East Sussex are home to some of the most famous and successful English vineyards. Across the region there are great wineries, from established family owned Kent wineries dating back to the 15th century to organic vineyards utilising cutting edge growing methods, but they’re united by producing some of ….

A luxury stay close to London

Lulu Townsend, friend of Further Afield and founder of www.lulusluxurylifestyle.com tells us why Great Fosters, luxury hotel in Surrey, is a dream for all seasons. There are very few luxury hotels within easy reach of not only London Heathrow airport but the centre of London itself. In fact, if not travelling with children (I’ll explain later on), Great Fosters is ….