Category Archives: Weekend Breaks

June 29

ESCAPE LONDON – Spoil yourself rotten at the Swan Hotel in Lavenham

The stunning Tudor building is set in Lavenham, a pretty village noted for its 15th-century church, half-timbered medieval cottages and circular walk. In the medieval period it was among the 20 wealthiest settlements in England. Stepping inside the entrance you are immediately transported back in time, with beautiful stone flooring and an eye catching iron […]

March 07

ESCAPE LONDON – The Hogs Head Inn, Class, Comfort and Hearty Fare, in the Heart of Northumberland

Situated in the heart of Northumberland, amongst picturesque scenery and rolling hills lies the historic, Norman town of Alnwick and the Hog’s Head Inn. Both places are famous for one thing – the film, Harry Potter. Alnwick castle starred as “Hogwarts” in the first two Harry Potter films, and the Hog’s Head Inn is named […]

February 08

ESCAPE LONDON – 5 star food, a stones throw from the beach and excellent value for money! The White Lion Hotel in Aldeburgh.

The White Lion Hotel is situated in the pretty seaside town of Aldeburgh, it is only a 90-minute drive from London, which makes it a perfect weekend getaway. The hotel is right opposite the beach, so close you can step onto the beach within seconds and enjoy the fresh sea air. Although we visited in […]

February 02

ESCAPE LONDON – Fall in love with Rockliffe Hall Hotel and Spa, County Durham

Rockliffe Hall is a two and a half hour train ride from London and about a four hour drive, do not let the drive put you off though as it is worth every second when you set eyes on the stunning building of Rockliffe Hall. The view is as exciting as the history it boasts, […]

December 06

ESCAPE LONDON – The Greenway Hotel and Spa in Cheltenham, a stunning English country manor

The exterior of the Greenway Hotel is breathtaking, a beautiful English country manor set just below rolling hills. However, the visual treats of this beautiful hotel only just begin when you stare in awe at the beauty of the buildings exterior. As you step into the reception it is not just the friendly receptionist that […]

October 26

Middle Piccadilly – a no frills rustic retreat in the heart of Dorset

The Middle Piccadilly was a little hard to find, but that was partly because it was pitch black when we arrived, also because it is set deep in Dorset’s pretty countryside and the GPS does not seem to know exactly where to take you.  As we arrived we were greeted by the sweet coos of owls […]

October 22

ESCAPE LONDON – Drapers Hall, rich history, stunning surroundings and perfect service!

The drive from London to Shrewsbury took over 3 hours, but the moment I set eyes on The Drapers I knew it was worth every single second! As soon as you see the stunning exterior of Drapers Hall you fall in love with it and when you step inside, that love only solidifies. The 400 year […]