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Top 5 Christmas Shopping Destinations

We know that many of our readers will consider it too early to be talking about Christmas, but did you know that for our hoteliers, planning for the festive sea...

By yourtrellis

1st October 2018

Top 5 Grown Up Getaways

Best Loved is all about those fantastic finds where you have a great night away that you’ll remember forever. We are very lucky to have some 5-star hotels...

By yourtrellis

4th September 2018

5 Of The Best Castles To Visit In The UK

Here at Best Loved, we’re all about taking the time to enjoy a little bit of luxury, be that with a delicious meal, an oh-so deserved night away, or even just...

By yourtrellis

3rd August 2018

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Best Loved’s Top 5 Days Out For Water Babies

It’s not often that we get to enjoy much sunshine in the UK, so for the few months of the year that we might get some warmth, we want to help you make the mos...

By yourtrellis

6th June 2018

Peak District

The best walks in the Peak District

Here at Best Loved, our team of experts spend a lot of time researching the best hotels, locations, and activities for you to enjoy during your precious free ti...

By yourtrellis

25th May 2018

Saunton Sands|Motorparty Classic Car Hire|Snowdonia|Ryedale Folk Museum|Ullswater Steamers

Best Loved’s Top 5 Days Out With The Dog

This month is pet-friendly month at Best Loved, as we know that many of our hotel’s guests love their four legged friends. This week we are focusing on some g...

By yourtrellis

8th May 2018

Sea Life Brighton|Bath|National Space Centre|Eden Project|Centre for Alternative Technology

Top 5 Days Out Despite the Weather

It’s that time of year when the weather can really put a dampener on our plans. Sometimes you just have to pull up your welly boots and make a splash in the g...

By yourtrellis

21st February 2018

Selection of Luxury Hotels near Beautiful National Parks

The UK boasts 15 national parks, each of them extraordinary in its own way. These are the nation’s protected breathing spaces, complete with majestic scen...

By yourtrellis

4th October 2017

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The Bar is Raised at Cliff House Hotel

The bar at Cliff House Hotel has long been attracting fans among both residents and locals with its combination of warm and gently buzzing atmosphere and killer...

By yourtrellis

1st October 2015

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Celebrity Glow – On Dorset as a Film & TV Location

There’s nothing like a little celebrity stardust to help raise spirits and profiles. West Dorset has had more than it’s fair share in recent times – recog...

By yourtrellis

31st March 2015

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Cabaret at Scarfes Bar, Rosewood London

Mayhem in Midtown: Cabaret at Scarfes Bar Mix together the sultry atmosphere of Weimar Berlin nightclubs, the sophistication of 1950’s Rat Pack Las Vegas and ...

By yourtrellis

29th January 2015

Top five food festivals

Spring has finally arrived and temperatures are slowly but surely going up. This can only mean one thing, it’s festival time! We have handpicked a top five of...

By yourtrellis

4th April 2014

Top five music festivals 2014

Spring has finally arrived and temperatures are slowly but surely going up. This can only mean one thing, festival time! We have handpicked a top five of Britai...

By yourtrellis

3rd April 2014

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An Irish Fairy Tale – Solis Lough Eske Castle

As you turn into the long drive and spot the bronze sculpture of a dragon almost hidden among trees, thoughts immediately turn toward fairy tale romance.  Soon...

By yourtrellis

8th August 2013

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Tempted by Temple House

Temple House is neither a hotel nor a B&B and is all the better for it. Instead, it attempts (and achieves) a much nobler aim – to make you a valued guest...

By yourtrellis

1st August 2013

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A night in Moy

As Manager Seamus puts it, “Not a bad place for something that started out as a mistake”.  When the original owner Sir Augustine Fitzgerald built Moy House...

By yourtrellis

30th July 2013

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The Oldest Fair in Ireland….Killorglin’s Puck Fair

Every August in Kerry, the town of Killorglin hosts the “Puck Fair” which dates back to pre 1603!! There are many stories of how this fair came abou...

By yourtrellis

22nd July 2013

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Celebrate Yorkshire Day at the Talbot Hotel, Malton

Join in the celebration of everything Yorkshire on August 1st 2013 at The Talbot Hotel Malton – it is Yorkshire Day! Local artisan producers will display ...

By yourtrellis

17th July 2013

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The New Forest & Hampshire County Show

Things are hotting up in the New Forest – and we are not just talking about this glorious weather…..huge preparations are taking place to be ready f...

By yourtrellis

16th July 2013

4th of July in Adare Manor

The majestic Adare Manor are celebrating 4th of July in spectacular fashion this year in County Limerick, Ireland. The superb Hermitage Green will play and a go...

By yourtrellis

24th June 2013

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West Clare – Go west for adventure

County Clare has it all…. 2 Natural Heritage Areas, a National Park, half of Lough Derg and 8 KM of very tall Cliffs! Country Clare, Ireland has always fe...

By yourtrellis

20th June 2013

High Impact Hospitality: Learn More About Meteors & Asteroids While Staying at a Best Loved Hotel

Fascinated by the recent Russian fireball and the near-miss asteroid? Learn about NEOs (Near Earth Objects) at the National Spaceguard Centre, the only organisa...

By yourtrellis

27th February 2013

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Matilda the Musical

The Cambridge Theatre, Seven Dials, London By Ryan Eiland, Editor, Best Loved Hotels. When asked whether or not I like musicals, I’m immediately faced with a ...

By yourtrellis

13th June 2012

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Close House Hotel by Laura Porter

Let’s get this out in the open: I am not a golfer. So how did I find myself at Close House Hotel, near Newcastle, which has two golf courses, plus a Golf ...

By yourtrellis

8th May 2012

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A Stay at Kilcamb Lodge by Jools Stone

As part of our series of guest bloggers, Jools Stone of Trains on the Brain stops in The Highlands to investigate Kilcamb Lodge. Sometimes you need reminding th...

By yourtrellis

1st May 2012

South West England Tourism Excellence Awards 2011-2012 Announced

Our hearty congratulations to the following Best Loved Winners at the South West Tourism Awards announced on 6 February at Torquay: Bed & Breakfast and Gue...

By yourtrellis

7th February 2012

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Christmas 2010 at Rathsallagh House Hotel, Ireland

By Olive Roberts Well I think most folk in Ireland will agree that Christmas 2010 will not be forgotten for a while to come. Temperatures got as low as -16 &...

By yourtrellis

8th February 2011

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Triathlon Training in Westport

By Olive Roberts Best Loved Hotel; Knockranny House Hotel in Westport, County Mayo has just launched a new training weekend programme designed specifically for ...

By yourtrellis

8th February 2011

The RULES of the Friday Photo Forum (#FriFotos)

Every Friday people from across the globe gather on Twitter to share their favorite images that match the Forum’s weekly category. #FriFotos is a day-long eve...

By yourtrellis

16th December 2010

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Young Chef from Knockranny House Hotel wins Euro-toques Young Chef of the Year Competition

Mary Ryan, an accomplished chef from Knockranny House Hotel, working under the mentorship of multi award-winning Head Chef Seamus Commons, has just been announc...

By yourtrellis

6th December 2010