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Undiscovered Britain: Scotland – Taming the Cairngorms

To celebrate the launch of the 2016 Best Loved Hotel & Travel Guide, we are pleased to bring you a series of stories on Undiscovered Britain by leading trav...

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19th January 2016

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A Milestone In the Art of the Afternoon Tea

To say that The Milestone is serious about the time-honoured ritual of afternoon tea is something of an understatement. Tea time has been refined here into an a...

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14th January 2016

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Spa Escape in the Dedham Vale

One of the best reasons to plan an escape to Essex’s Dedham Vale is a chance to while away some time at Maison Talbooth, which really made British hospita...

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23rd December 2015

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The Bar is Raised at Cliff House Hotel

Robert HaiduThe bar at Cliff House Hotel has long been attracting fans among both residents and locals with its combination of warm and gently buzzing atmospher...

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1st October 2015

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The Bees of St Ermin’s

We all know about “oranges and lemons and the bells of St Clement’s”…but the bees of St Ermin’s? In fact St Ermin’s Hotel in...

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1st October 2015

Bohemia Restaurant Named 21st Best in Britain + Chef Steve Smith’s Scones Recipe

The Club Hotel’s Bohemia restaurant has undoubtedly had a great year. Not only has Head Chef Steve Smith retained his Michelin Star (which he has held for...

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24th September 2015

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Chef from The Raven Hotel, Shropshire Appearing on Great British Menu

Jason Hodnett, Head Chef at The Raven Hotel, Much Wenlock, is to represent the Central Region in the 2015 Great British Menu. In the programme,  the chefs must...

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27th August 2015

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Indian Summer on the English Riviera With Cary Arms

Cary Arms invites you to experience Indian Summer on the English Riviera Babbacombe Bay is for many the quintessential image of the original English Riviera. Th...

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18th August 2015

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Llandudno – Gateway to the Best of North Wales

Llandudno from the Great Orme Llandudno is not only a great classic seaside resort set in an area of outstanding natural beauty, it’s also the ideal gateway t...

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9th July 2015

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Cooking Tips from Chef Steve Smith @Bohemia, Club Hotel, Jersey

Bohemia Restaurant at The Club Hotel in Jersey is unquestionably one of our favourite restaurants in any Best Loved Hotel. Head Chef Steve Smith (who at 24 was ...

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4th June 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...

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31st March 2015

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Best Loved Historic Houses – Wood Norton Hotel Worcestershire

As part of a series examining the fascinating history of some of our favourite Best Loved hotels, today we look at Wood Norton in Worcestershire. There has been...

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9th February 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 ...

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29th January 2015

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Christmas days out: Christmas at Beaulieu, the New Forest National Park

We are on the verge of winter and December is approaching very quickly, which means the countdown to Christmas is well and truly on!...

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28th November 2014

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Britain’s Gardens: Chatsworth, Derbyshire

Chatsworth is the premier tourist attraction of the area and has often been selected as the UK’s favourite country house – and with  good reason! As yo...

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25th November 2014

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Britain’s Breathtaking Coastline: Jurassic Coast, East Devon and Dorset

Britain has an almost endless array of coastal destinations to explore with over 5,000 miles of coastline. There is nothing more relaxing (or invigourating!) th...

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21st November 2014

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Christmas days out: Christmas at Westonbirt Arboretum, Gloucestershire

We are on the verge of winter and December is approaching very quickly, which means the countdown to Christmas is well and truly on!...

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18th November 2014

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Britain’s Gardens: Dunham Massey, Manchester

“I wonder if the snow loves the trees and fields, that it kisses them so gently? And then it covers them up snug, you know, with a white quilt; and perhaps it...

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14th November 2014

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Christmas days out: Christmas at Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire

We are on the verge of winter and December is approaching very quickly, which means the countdown to Christmas is well and truly on!...

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11th November 2014

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Explore the Wonders of Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park, Scotland

Scotland’s first national park was created in July 2002 and every year it offers its visitors 720 square miles of beautiful and diverse landscapes, habitats a...

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7th November 2014

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Best Loved at the Independent Hotel Show 2014

Best Loved Hotels are proud to have participated in the Independent Hotel Show 2014, an invaluable business event for luxury independent hotels and B&Bs. Th...

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6th November 2014

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Taste of London Winter 2014

The Taste of London Winter festival – London’s amazing winter festival of eating, drinking and entertainment – returns to East London’s Tobacco ...

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4th November 2014

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The Tower of London Remembers

One hundred years have passed since the First World War and the stories are fading away from our memory. To keep them alive, 888,246 ceramic poppies – each po...

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31st October 2014

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Britain’s Gardens: The Lost Gardens of Heligan, Cornwall

There is a garden for everyone in Britain, as this nation of garden lovers offers some of the most famous green spaces in the world. One of the most loved garde...

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28th October 2014

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Explore the Wonders of Northumberland National Park, England

You won’t find a more tranquil place in the country than the Northumberland National Park, with a population of less than 2,000 and its 405 square miles of un...

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24th October 2014

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Britain’s Gardens: Trebah Garden, Cornwall

In the West Country lies one of the Great Gardens of Cornwall, a true subtropical paradise, named Trebah Garden. This stunning Cornish valley garden offers a ye...

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21st October 2014

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Britain’s Best Getaways: The Guernsey Tapestry, Guernsey

“No visitor to Guernsey should by-pass this attraction” – guernseytapestry.org.gg It all started in 1995, when the idea of the Bailiwick of Guernsey Tapes...

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17th October 2014

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Britain’s Best Getaways: Parham House and Gardens, West Sussex

Tucked away in lovely West Sussex, Parham House and gardens is an Elizabethan stone house built on the site of a former monastery.  Parham was once a family ho...

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15th October 2014

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Britain’s Best Getaways: Romantic Guernsey

The beautiful island of Guernsey is the perfect romantic getaway for you and your loved one, with its beautiful gardens, parks and relaxing spas. Immerse yourse...

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10th October 2014

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Britain’s Gardens: The gardens of West Wales

Let us take you to West Wales, a region full of wonderful landscapes and beautiful gardens that play a big part in its stunning natural scenery. Let us take you...

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7th October 2014