Country Weekends

Disappear deep into the countryside with this bounty of inspiration to the best short breaks in the country the UK and Europe has to offer. These itineraries will take you to the greenest parts of Devon, the historical treasures of York, the fairytale lands of Alsace and so much more. R&R awaits, let’s go!

Switzerland Itinerary – 4 Days of Lakes, Mountains and …

4 days in Switzerland is not going to be enough – I’m sorry. This rich, earthy land has more sides to her than a conjurer’s coin. But to help you see enough on your first trip, follow my itinerary and you’ll return happy – albeit hungry for more.

13 autumn weekend getaways to fall for!

Red stags rutting, carnivals bursting to life, beaches quieting to a hush and trees bursting into flame – they’re just some of the treats that await you as you steal away for an autumn weekend getaway in the UK.

The Rioja Wine Region – An Autumn Weekend …

According to those who know it best, the people who live and work there, autumn is by far one of the best times to visit the Rioja wine region of Spain. And here’s how to squeeze a whole heap of joy out of two wine-soaked days there.

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This Weekend: August Bank Holiday 2018

The August bank holiday is here, ladies and gentlespoons – and with it comes a whole host of things to do this weekend for you to enjoy. I’ve selected some of my favourite August Bank Holiday highlights, in case you need some inspo!

Bubbles in Barcelona: A Weekend of Cava

Barcelona may be the City of Gaudi, but for your next weekend there I dare you to enjoy a different side to the city: filling your copa with the best bubbles Barcelona has on offer.

A Woodland Weekend in The Forest of …

Head to the Forest of Dean for a weekend and you’re sure to have a right royal time. This ancient forest has loads to keep your Saturday and Sunday fun-packed!

A Narrow Boating Long Weekend in Yorkshire

It was on the morning of day two that I realised everything I’d ever thought about narrow boating was wrong.

I was trying to keep the 20 tonnes of our barge, MollyMoo, steady in a hastily flooding lock.

A Lakeside Long Weekend At Log House …

Moondara is a lakeside Finnish log cabin that is impressive on an almost heart-stopping scale. With the solidness of a mountain, it holds its own against an unspoilt watery landscape and is the second largest lodge in the eight-strong Log House Holidays selection.