Category Archives: Country Breaks

October 05

ESCAPE LONDON – Lyzzick Hall – Luxury, class and big, big dining in the heart of the Lake District

Being a seasoned visitor to the Lake District, and having enjoyed all it has to offer from an early age, so I was excited to visit Lyzzick Hall. I was even more delighted to learn it was situated in one of the most picturesque parts of the Lakes near Keswick, at the bottom of the […]

September 16

ESCAPE LONDON – Beautiful countryside, a friendly welcome and special touches at La Fosse in Cranbourne, Dorset

The drive to Cranbourne from London is about 2 hours, half of which is through pretty country lanes, sadly by the time I left it was dark so I did not get to see them.  Driving through the winding country lanes at night made me realise what a city girl I am, as it took me […]

September 07

ESCAPE LONDON – Simply the best,The Bedford Lodge Hotel and Spa

The Bedford Lodge Hotel in Suffolk is about a 90 minute drive from London, the perfect distance to escape London for the weekend.  The building is set in pretty grounds between luscious trees, flowers in bloom and a lovely lawn which was perfectly mowed in stripes.  As you drive onto the stone driveway, you are […]