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Lady Cobham receiving her CBE from the Prince of Wales

Congrats to our Chairman!

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November 21 2014 in Events

Lady Cobham started working in tourism nearly 40 years ago. She opened her private home, Hagley Hall, in the West Midlands to the general public in 1977, creating a stately home experience for tourists as well as running a successful corporate events venue…

Coral in Penzance Copyright: Neil Rickards

Five natural wonders of England

by Katie Rowe

November 14 2014 in The great outdoors

From the Jurassic Coast and the ancient caves of Cheddar Gorge, to basking sharks and fluorescent coral, there is so much, known and unknown, which makes England so naturally wonderful. Here, we reveal five pleasing perplexities that you need to see for…

London skyline at night

Win a money-can’t-buy break in London

by Katie Rowe

November 12 2014 in Partner posts

The Wild Rabbit pub in the Cotswolds

Wild Rabbit wins Michelin Pub of the Year

by Katie Rowe

November 5 2014 in Food & drink

The boutique pub with rooms in Kingham, Oxfordshire has been named Pub of the Year 2015 in the newly-released Michelin Eating out In Pubs Guide. Nestled in the Cotswolds, this modern inn with traditional roots serves up the countryside on a plate, with exquisite…

Knaresborough Castle by J.M.W. Turner. Courtesy of Gloucester Museum

Masters of the English landscape

by Katie Rowe

October 29 2014 in Culture Vulture

To celebrate the release of Mike Leigh’s biopic Mr. Turner, we take a look at the English landscapes that have influenced not only Turner, but a number of other prominent landscape artists, from the 1700s to the present day.

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