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Penshurst Place in Kent

The real Wolf Hall

by Katie Rowe

January 21 2015 in History & heritage

England really is the place to experience the pomp and majesty of the Tudor court. Here, Alex Williams rounds up six of our favourite film locations for Wolf Hall, BBC2’s new six-part period drama adapted from Hilary Mantel’s award-winning novels. 

Q Hotels Spa Break

Beat the January blues with these holiday deals

by Katie Rowe

January 19 2015 in Treat yourself

You’re broke and the weather has seen better days but don’t let the blues get the better of you! We know Monday is never going to top the list of things you love but these wallet-friendly holiday offers, January deals and holiday competitions might just…

Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire

Remembering Churchill

by Katie Rowe

January 14 2015 in History & heritage

Life as we know it would have been incredibly different without Winston Churchill and although 2015 marks 50 years since his death, Churchill’s extraordinary legacy continues to live on.  Here we round up some of the historic houses, heritage attractions…

Rugby World Cup TV ad still of a Yorkshireman having afternoon tea in the Yorkshire Dales

Psst! Take a look at this...

by Katie Rowe

January 9 2015 in Events

Laura Wright appearing in our rugby advert

Expert insights: Laura Wright

by Katie Rowe

January 7 2015 in Events

Hailing from Suffolk, soprano Laura Wright is used to the limelight, performing everywhere from the Royal Opera House to Wembley Stadium. Her latest performance however is exclusively for us in our new Rugby film which launches this coming Sunday. Here…


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