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Four-poster bed at Rudding Park Hotel in Yorkshire

Romantic stays in England

by Katie Rowe

October 15 2014 in Things to do

Wave goodbye to the stresses of modern life by planning a romantic break packed with gourmet delights and serene surroundings at one of these romantic retreats in England. 

Laverstoke Mill in Hampshire

From farm to fork: the rise of English hyper-local

by Katie Rowe

October 13 2014 in We love local

From bee hotels to farm kitchens, we round up some of the restaurants, hotels and distilleries in England that are taking locally-sourced to the next level. 

Visitors at Cragside, Northumberland ©NT Images John Millar

Make the most of autumn with the National Trust

by Katie Rowe

October 10 2014 in The great outdoors

There are a kaleidoscope of colours to admire across England at this time of year but where do you go to see the most dazzling displays? The National Trust have the answers. Here, they recommend a selection of autumn walks where you’ll discover orange…

England's most haunted pubs

by Katie Rowe

October 7 2014 in History & heritage

Have a bevvy with the Grey Lady and a one-handed demented whist player who had his hand chopped off after cheating in a card game. Held up by enormous, age-old oak beams thought to come from early sailing vessels, this inn dates back to around 1320 when…

Child playing in the autumn leaves; NT Images John Millar

Keep 'em busy this half-term

by Katie Rowe

October 6 2014 in Things to do

Visit Cragside for a taste of the country on the edge of the city this autumn. Be inspired by Lord Armstrong’s innovative gardens to create your own miniature garden with the materials provided. Afterwards explore the woodland playscape, Strawberry Castle…

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