Tag Archives: Weekend Breaks

December 07

ESCAPE LONDON, VISIT AMERICA – HEAD TO HEAVENLY HYATT CENTRIC HOTEL, PORTLAND, OREGAN

They say it’s the little things that count. I couldn’t agree more. My stay at the Hyatt Centric Portland reflects that in every thoughtful aspect of the unique design of this hotel.  From the view of the beautiful view of the church from the 15th floor castle style window, to the locally inspired wall art […]

November 28

ESCAPE LONDON – Feel like a Princess at Wotton House Hotel, a hidden Surrey gem

From the moment you set eyes on Wotton House in Dorking, you know you know it isn’t a sight you will ever forget! This beautiful manor house dates back to the 16th Century when it was sold to the Evelyn family. Whilst the house has had different uses throughout the years, the Evelyn family have been […]

November 15

ESCAPE LONDON AND VISIT AMERICA : THE PRETTY PORTER HOTEL, PORTLAND IS A MUST SEE!

The Pretty Porter Hotel, Portland, Oregan, USA

April 25

ESCAPE LONDON – Enjoy a friendly welcome and create memories in the magical seaside town of Weymouth

The seaside town of Weymouth in Dorset is a 3-hour drive from London, the perfect distance to head to for a long weekend or a quaint British holiday by the sea. The lovely Georgian building of the Gresham Guest House won’t disappoint, this traditional guest house has moved with the times as they send you a text […]

February 17

ESCAPE LONDON – The perfect country getaway for couples and families at the Norton Park Hotel near Winchester

The Norton Park Hotel is nestled in the countryside a few miles from the bustling town of Winchester. As you drive up to the building you are met with a beautiful façade and peaceful grounds. The grounds are perfect to enjoy some winter sun or take an evening stroll. We arrived quite late, and we […]

December 21

ESCAPE LONDON – Enjoy a beautiful winter break by the sea at the family friendly Brudenell Hotel in Aldeburgh 

As you drive through the quaint town on Aldeburgh you are greeted with pretty pastel coloured houses and quaint shops, the lovely fresh sea air reminds you that the beach is near – so near you can walk to it in minutes or if you stay at the Brudenell Hotel in Aldeburgh you can step […]

November 21

ESCAPE LONDON-VISIT AMERICA : The Fairmont Grand by Name and Grand by Nature, Del Mar, California

Grand by nature and grand by name! With the opulence of an historic European manor, the Fairmont Grand Del Mar hotel in San Diego, California, was an utmost pleasure to review. From the moment you walk through the front door,  to the time strolling through the beautiful 17th century English Levens Hall-style garden topiary and rose gardens (rather […]

July 15

ESCAPE LONDON – Enjoy this secret hideaway in the middle of the New Forest

There is nothing like strolling around the British countryside and taking in some fresh air, add a forest to the walk and you are in for a magical time. Watching my little one walk through a forest for the first time certainly brought big smiles to both our faces, although an abundance of wonderful green […]

July 15

ESCAPE LONDON – Step back into Shakespeare’s history at the Mercure Hotel in Stratford Upon Avon

Stratford Upon Avon is a picture perfect town which is rich in history and looks like is has hardly changed in years.  This quaint town is full of bars, shops and restaurants making it perfect to visit for a weekend and only a two-hour drive from London via pretty countryside fields. The Mercure Shakespeare Hotel […]

June 08

ESCAPE LONDON – Reading’s hidden waterside gem, the Bel and Dragon

The Bel and Dragon sounds like a pub, but it is a stunning bar and restaurant with an adjacent floating private restaurant that is perfect for weddings, and a beautiful cobbled outside dining area. The building used to be a biscuit factory, which left it with very high ceilings and plenty of glamour. This lovely […]