Celebrate the 300th Anniversary of the arrival of Lady Mary Wortley-Montagu at Middlethorpe Hall, York in 1713

Lady Mary Wortley-Montagu, the celebrated 18th century feminist, pioneer of inoculation and comfortable clothing for women, moved into Middlethorpe Hall in August 1713. Famous for introducing her knowledge of the Ottoman practice of inoculation against smallpox to the UK, it was in later life that she was finally praised for introducing the practice here. Celebrate…

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News- New Look Welsh Hotels, New Cornish Spa, New Living Wall in London, Africa’s Western Islands, UK Holistic Fitness Retreats, National Trust Hotels

Llangoed Hall – once home to the Ashley family (Laura Ashley) has been refurbished. The hotel features bedrooms with original Laura Ashley furniture and items and the first garment she ever made is displayed here. Located in the Wye Valley surrounded by the Black Mountains, Llangoed Hall also have three new ‘egg’ homes – a…

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Celebrate British Design At The UK’s Finest Designer Hotel – Llangoed Hall

Once home to Laura Ashley, the label celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2013 – Special Afternoon Tea Unveiled Laura Ashley gave the fashion world a certain British style focusing on nostalgia for times gone by. In 2013, her label celebrates its 60th anniversary and where better to celebrate than at the Ashley family’s former home,…

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The Headland Spa: Cornwall’s New Coastline Destination Spa

Cornwall is home to some of the UK’s most stunning landscapes. The award winning The Headland, overlooking golden sands at Fistral Beach and crashing Atlantic waves is delighted to announce the opening of its new Spa. Visitors to Cornwall’s finest cliff top hotel & cottages will be able to unwind in a coastline themed Spa…

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Revive Mind & Soul In Solitude at Ynyshir Hall

‘Relax & Revive’ Retreat Unveiled At The Refuge of The Celtic Princes & Queen Victoria’s Home – Ynyshir Hall To truly escape from it all nothing quite beats Ynyshir Hall, located on the edge of western Wales surrounded by mountains. Solitude is felt instantly with the peaceful surroundings which are suffer from zero noise pollution,…

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A meeting of minds at Hartwell House chosen by G7 finance ministers

Just over an hour from London, Hartwell House, part of the National Trust,  is one of England’s most spectacular Stately Homes and the ideal destination for all manner of business & leisure activities. 2013 is the year the UK assumed the one-year Presidency of the G7, an informal forum of countries representing around half of…

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Celebrate Grandparents at The Headland Hotel

Celebrate Grandparents Day throughout 2013 with a special package in the hotel & cottages  Grandparents Day is not as widely celebrated as other days including Mother’s Day & Father’s Day. This year however, The Headland in Cornwall wants to put Grandparents Day on the map! The day falls on 6th October 2013 but The Headland, a…

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Celebrate Gardening at York’s Finest

Featuring a Rose Garden, Kitchen Garden & Garden Ritual Spa Treatment York is rich in 18th century houses of superlative quality, not least Middlethorpe Hall & Spa which was built for Thomas Barlow c.1699-1701. Today the 29 bedroom hotel showcases decoration in the manner of the 18th Century and is furnished with antiques and fine…

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