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Fascinated by the recent Russian fireball and the near-miss asteroid? Learn about NEOs (Near Earth Objects) at the National Spaceguard Centre, the only organisation in the UK devoted to space objects which might have an impact (so to speak) on life on Earth. Tour the observatory and stay at Milebrook House., a 3-star country house in the heart of the Welsh Marches and just down the hill from the Spaceguard Centre. Dinner B&B including entry to the Spaceguard Centre from £80 per person.
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From the moment we booked I knew we were going to have a wonderful stay at The Swan. I chose the hotel as it’s an incredible building with 15th century architecture in one of the most beautiful medieval villages in England.
Of course, that will bring the interest but the continual return bookings are because of the excellent staff who made me and my daughter feel at home as soon as we arrived. Always professional yet wonderfully friendly, the team at The Swan have service just right. We got to know …
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The Adelphi Theatre, The Strand, London playing until 22 September
By Ryan Eiland, Editor, Best Loved Hotels.
It’s difficult for me to be entirely objective about “Sweeney Todd”. This is the very show which so thoroughly captured my imagination at age 16 in a modest provincial university theatre production that I was never really the same again. Growing up in a city without much opportunity to see live performance, the operatic power of “Sweeney” forever opened my eyes to the all-powerful combination of theatre and music, whether it be opera, dance or …
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Let’s get this out in the open: I am not a golfer. So how did I find myself at Close House Hotel, near Newcastle, which has two golf courses, plus a Golf Academy and Driving Range? And why am I so keen to encourage other non-golfers to stay there?
Close House Hotel can be many things to many people. I’m sure the golfers who sign up for membership to use the Filly and The Colt courses enjoy the hand-mown greens and the floodlit driving range for evening practice. Plus the ‘thinking …
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As part of our series of guest bloggers, Jools Stone of Trains on the Brain stops in The Highlands to investigate Kilcamb Lodge.
Sometimes you need reminding that ‘getting away from it all’ can be closer than you think. I’ve a tendency to ignore what’s on my doorstep, relatively speaking, and fetishise a travel break overseas in favour of something closer to home. Which is criminal when you consider that being in Edinburgh I have access to some of Europe’s most pristine and unspoilt scenery, courtesy of the Scottish Highlands.
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As part of our series of guest bloggers, Janice Waugh of Solo Traveler stops in Edinburgh to investigate Hotel Missoni.
Last November at The World Travel Market in London I had the chance to meet in the acclaimed travel blogger and social-media advocate, Janice Waugh. Up to then Janice and I had what could be called a casual electronic acquaintanceship on Twitter.
Yes, @bestlovedhotels and Janice, affectionately known as @solotraveller, had exchanged tweets from time to time admiring each other’s work. Since 2009, Janice has carved out an interesting niche writing …
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Amie O’Shaughnessy is the Founder and Managing Editor of Ciao Bambino, an award-winning global family travel resource featuring trusted hotel recommendations, extensive destination-related insight, and tips for traveling with kids all ages from babies to teens.
I asked Jeffrey Epstein for his advice on a family-friendly weekend getaway from the Best Loved Hotels portfolio that would be appropriate and fun for a multi-generational group including our 8-year-old son. Given our limited time for this holiday — just 72 hours — we also needed something that was no more than a 2–hour …
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On Sunday, March 26th the 8th Annual Scottish Hotel Awards were announced. Our hearty congratulations to these Best Loved winners:
The Scottish Hotel of the Year 2011 - The Torridon
Manager Gold Medals 2011 – Robert Ince | The Torridon
Chef Médaille d’Or 2011 – Jason Bruno Birkbeck | The Torridon
Cheese Award 2011 – The Torridon
Hoteliers of the Year 2011 – Anne Gracie & Ken Gunn | Duisdale House Hotel & Toravaig House Hotels
Rising Star Young Manager Award 2011 – Ali Gunn | Toravaig House Hotel
Rising Star Young Chef Award 2011- Chris Brayshay …
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By Olive Roberts
Best Loved Hotel; Knockranny House Hotel in Westport, County Mayo has just launched a new training weekend programme designed specifically for beginners to triathlons. If you enjoy the outdoors and like a challenge, or have never tried a triathlon, this is a perfect way to get started! This is also one of the most wonderful locations in Ireland, overlooking Clew Bay and Croagh Patrick to begin your triathlon journey.
Knockranny House Hotel; awarded Best Four Star Hotel in Ireland by Hotel & Catering Review Gold Medal Awards 2010, has …
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By Olive Roberts
Well I think most folk in Ireland will agree that Christmas 2010 will not be forgotten for a while to come. Temperatures got as low as -16 & -19 in some parts! A White Christmas indeed! This Arctic weather spell was in the lead up to Christmas and bookings were made and events planned. Some went ahead and others just had to be postponed or cancelled altogether. Spending Christmas at a Country House or Hotel is a big deal for people, many guests return to the same property …