Further Afield was born out of the desire to create a collection of places to stay where every traveller was welcome regardless of their gender identity .

The collection has broadened over the years but at its root remains a commitment to providing the gay traveller with details on gay friendly hotels and accommodation, plus some other really useful stuff, like:

  • guides to gay friendly cities and other destinations
  • in our Wedding and celebrations collection are venues for gay weddings and other events which you can be assured will welcome you and your friends with the same warm welcome they show everyone
  • our blog has plenty of stories and posts about the experiences of other gay (and straight) travellers, giving you an extra insight into the places they have visited

So, wherever you decide to travel to with Further Afield you can be sure of a truly inclusive welcome – all you need to worry about is how to get there and what to pack!


From the blog

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 ….

Brook Farm – The Perfect Place To Celebrate

We first chatted to owners, Stephen and Steven, as part of our ‘Meet the Owners’ series when they gave us the inside on Hop Pickers’ House – a romantic bolthole for two nestled in the idyllic Brook Farm (https://www.brookfarmberrington.com). It became clear to them that Brook Farm was the perfect place for a celebration and they now work with the ….

Meet The Owners – Tinsmith’s House B&B

Paul B and Paul V moved from the hustle and bustle of London life to the peace and quiet of Norfolk where they’ve created the incredibly stylish Tinsmith’s House B&B – home to cleverly curated furnishings, incredibly comfortable beds and breakfasts to die for. We asked them more about their move and why they love this rather gorgeous part of ….

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 ….

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