Category Archives: Escape London

January 24

ESCAPE LONDON – Enjoy a country welcome at a Wolsey Lodge private home

Wolsey Lodges is the marketing organization behind a group of luxury private homes, all of which offer Bed & Breakfast – and in many cases also an evening meal – to paying guests. No longer are they one of the best-kept secrets of the travelling cognoscenti; today they have some 140 different establishments in the group, stretching from Cornwall […]

January 24

ESCAPE LONDON – The Fox and Goat in Oxfordshire, a cute country pub, rich with history

This cute little pub is only an hour drive from central London and just minutes from the M40, it has ample parking and is very easy to find. The white exterior is pretty and has plenty of seating outside for you to enjoy in those warm summer months. The bar staff are friendly and well […]

December 11

ESCAPE LONDON – Get a taste of the countryside at The Pheasant Inn, Lambourn

The Pheasant Inn in Lambourn is just minutes away from the M4, just over an hour from London and set in between beautiful country fields. The Inn has ample parking and as I arrived the beautiful sunset could be seen hovering over the luscious green fields. Entering the pub, you are transported into a lovely […]

November 24

LONDON HOTELS – The Courthouse Hotel Celebrate 10 Years with Rooms for £10 This Christmas

The Courthouse Hotel, formerly the Great Marlborough Street Magistrates Court, is celebrating 10 years as one of Central London’s most reputable and iconic hotels with rooms for just £10! Built on a formidable reputation for comfort and elegance, the hotel is a staple of the rich history of the city; formerly hosting the trials of characters such […]

November 18

ESCAPE LONDON AND VISIT PARIS – Stunning handpicked hotels and apartments from RentParis.com

Have you ever booked a hotel online and arrived to find it looks nothing like the photos or in a really bad area, I know I have, I even booked one for my aunt and mother that ended up being in a red light district! Rent Paris have created a service that is much more […]

November 18

ESCAPE LONDON – Short but very sweet

The beautifully stylish cottages on the Combermere Abbey estate enjoy such peaceful and spectacular surroundings, that a short but sweet stay may be all that is required to restore and revive you. A quality two night ‘nano-break’ allows guests a window in their busy schedules, without the fuss required of a planning a longer break. […]

November 13

ESCAPE LONDON – The Great Country House Weekend

Located in one of England’s most picturesque and wild habitats, Crag Hall is an imposing sandstone Georgian country house, enjoying elevated views over the Peak District. This rural retreat is now available by exclusive appointment, accommodating up to 21 guests for weekend and short stays. Until recently, the house has been the private country retreat […]

October 02

ESCAPE LONDON – Sleep like a baby at Hanbury Manor, Hertfordshire

Hanbury Manor is just over an hour from bustling London and after a particularly hectic week, a great sleep, fresh country air and a breathtaking Manor House was just want I needed. As you drive into the beautifully well-kept grounds of the Golf Course, you are met by a truly beautiful sight. A sprawling red […]

September 14

ESCAPE LONDON – Biggest beer festival ever as Grasmere Guzzler welcomes 5000!

The Lakeland village of Grasmere has held its most successful beer festival ever, with more than 5000 visitors attending the 9th annual ‘Grasmere Guzzler’ event.  Held from 4-6 September in the grounds of Dale Lodge Hotel and Tweedies Bar, the weekend’s record numbers saw a 25% increase in visitors on last year, with sunny weather […]

July 28

ESCAPE LONDON – The Mallory Court Hotel, Jacobean style and beauty only 90 minutes from London

After a hectic week at work in the big city I couldn’t wait to get to Warwickshire and enjoy a relaxing evening at The Mallory Court Hotel. After a quick 90 minute train ride from London and a short taxi ride, my eyes widened as they caught sight of the stunning Jacobean Hotel. Sometimes you […]