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About Claire Robinson | Head Weekender

Claire Robinson is an award-winning freelance writer with a lust for weekend travel. Whether it’s in the UK or Europe, you’ll find her checking out the sweetest places to stay and the best things do to on a Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Over the last year, Claire’s zipped to a host of different spots in the UK and Europe, bringing back colourful, evocative and energetic tales of where to go and what to see for those wishing to do the same. She’s founder of Weekend Candy – The Weekend Inspiration Blog.
Latest Posts | By Claire Robinson | Head Weekender
A Surf and Yoga Weekend in Portugal 6 days ago

A Surf and Yoga Weekend in Portugal

Underneath the monastic minimalism of the Tipi Valley surf and yoga retreat, there lies a rich seam of goodness that quietly unpacks your modern baggage, one home …
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A hot tub holiday weekend in Devon 3 weeks ago

A hot tub holiday weekend in Devon

The short and sweet: Devon cottages come in all shapes and sizes, but not all of them come with their own luxury hot tub for a down-to-earth price. The Linney …
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24 Hours in Teignmouth, Devon 2 months ago

24 Hours in Teignmouth, Devon

There’s a mystery that hangs over Teignmouth in Devon. You sense it in every plaintive seagull call and in every peak and break of the waves on the deserted front.


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WEEKEND HAPPY: Quote No. 6 3 months ago

WEEKEND HAPPY: Quote No. 6

I’m totally having one of these types of Monday! How is yours? Stay strong if it’s the same as mine. We CAN do this (we can’t). We CAN. (We …
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WIN a weekend in Edinburgh, Venice or Los Angeles 3 months ago

WIN a weekend in Edinburgh, Venice or Los Angeles

It’s Friday and you know what that means? Good things happen to good people, like you.

So get your mouse a-clickin’ and bag yourself one of these weekend breaks – scooped …
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Is this the best cocktail bar in London? 3 months ago

Is this the best cocktail bar in London?

London’s One Aldwych has more than one thing to write home about. The dove-grey hotel sits in a princely position at the confluence of The Strand and The Aldwych, curving …
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WEEKEND HAPPY: Quote No. 5 3 months ago

WEEKEND HAPPY: Quote No. 5

I know what I’m choosing. Happy Weekend, folks. Claire XXX

Win a weekend to Portugal, Lake Geneva, or Bologna 4 months ago

Win a weekend to Portugal, Lake Geneva, or Bologna

With all this summer weather about – aka: rain – you may be ready for some heat, like me. So let’s pair you up with the perfect weekend freebie and see …
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Gin bliss at London’s Gin Hotel: The Distillery 4 months ago

Gin bliss at London’s Gin Hotel: The Distillery

Free may be the most powerful word in the English language, but gin comes a close second. At least in my lexicon. For those of you who know me well, …
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Weekend Happy: Quote No. 4 4 months ago

Weekend Happy: Quote No. 4

May your weekend fizz like a G&T. Stay sweet y’all. Claire XXX