Meet the Owners – Hop Pickers’ House

Beautiful Hop Pickers House on the Worcestershire and Shropshire border is full of history and character and makes the perfect escape in stunning countryside. Originally built to house transient hop pickers in season, it’s now fit for a Queen (or two) with beautifully designed and decorated interiors. The dog-friendly cottage is surrounded by beautiful gardens and woodland and is a couple ….

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. Dar ….

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 conversation with Justin Salisbury from Artist Residence

After taking over a family run hotel in Brighton, Justin Salisbury has steadily nurtured and grown his chain of Artist Residence hotels to be a total of five by mid-2018. Their quirky design style and approachable and warm welcome have given them a loyal fan base and in this blog we chat to Justin and hear about some of the lessons he’s learnt along the way. You’ve ….

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) ….

September & October Sun Holidays

Thinking you might like to escape post-summer, but still fancy somewhere sunny in autumn? Here’s a roundup of some of Further Afield’s favourite places for September and October sun holidays, taking in Italy, Spain, Portugal, Greece, Malta and Turkey: Italy Heading to the land of wine and olives in autumn still means sunny days and warmer nights, but without the ….