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The hotel where the corner shop is Harrods

The spacious superior room

05 August 2015

Chic decor, touches of luxury and minutes from the world-famous department store, the Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel is ideal for a weekend in Knightsbridge.

Low-key, fuss-free

29 July 2015

If you’d rather have low-key and fuss-free when looking for a hotel then the Hoxton Holborn might be for you. Lisa Daniels went for the weekend

Tower's future uncertain as trust folds

The collection was found at Hadlow Tower. Picture: English Heritage

29 July 2015

An iconic building that underwent a £4.2million restoration and is rented by holidaymakers is facing an uncertain future.

London Hilton on Park Lane ticks all the boxes

The view from the Park Lane suite at the London Hilton on Park Lane

13 July 2015

The London Hilton on Park Lane is the stuff of childhood Monopoly dreams. But unlike the classic boardgame and its epic battles, everyone’s a winner.

Beer you can even bathe in

The Vltava river back towards Prague old town. Picture: Matt Leclere

06 July 2015

There's far more to Prague than the reputation of Brits on their stag dos as we found out during a weekend break in the Czech capital.


Provence: a French reverie brought to life

A field of lavender in full bloom on the way to the town of Apt in northern Luberon

02 July 2015

Delicious food, quality wine, beautiful countryside: Aix-en-Provence in southern France provides an intoxicating blend of all three.

A Greek haven largely undiscovered by western masses

The bay at Myrina

29 June 2015

The Greek Island that has stayed true to its past, let the slow rhythm of Lemnos life earn its place amongst your most fond holiday memories.


Liverpool never let me down

The Albert Dock in Liverpool.

29 June 2015

The long and winding road eventually led us to Liverpool, a city that spawned a whole musical revolution

Beautiful way to escape the stresses of daily life

Ox Pasture Hall Country House Hotel

11 May 2015

How does a romantic break in one of Britain’s most beautiful settings, away from the stress and madness of everyday life, strike you?

Island's real sense of history

The harbour between Sliema and St Julians.

01 May 2015

Old and modern traditions are blending together in Malta - as Mary Graham found out during a family holiday.

Let Dubrovnik work its magic on you

The bathroom at one of the Hotel Excelsior's suites

08 April 2015

Known as the 'Pearl of the Adriatic' a break to Dubrovnik brings you into close contact with medieval history, sparkling clear seas and hot weather


Devon — More than a weekend break

Gemma Constable and daughter Tate Cunningham, six, in Exeter's Underground Tunnels

07 April 2015

Devon. Beautiful beaches, Dartmoor, cream teas and a four and a half hour drive – if you’re lucky!

Holiday hell as mum finds 'blood and mould' in room

Tierney Hinde with her son Presley

30 March 2015

A mum says she was disgusted to find mould, stains and blood spatters in a holiday park apartment when she took her son on their first family getaway.


New York's Archer Hotel is bang on target

The welcoming entrance at Archer Hotel, NYC

08 March 2015

Looking for somewhere special to stay in New York City? We've traipsed the sidewalks in search of a sample of Manhattan's chic stays.

Luxury in the heart of Oxford

06 March 2015

Debbie Neech discovers the many sights of Oxford, including a rather impressive bathroom in the stylish Vanbrugh House Hotel

Pods hoping to prove hit for Port Lympne

A Pinewood camping pod

05 March 2015

Camping pods just yards away from the safari park at Port Lympne launch this week and the KM Group has teamed up to offer readers a great prize.

Luxury and relaxation on Channel Island escape

Afternoon Tea at Bohemia.

03 March 2015

Jersey is not normally a destination you would chose for a mid-winter getaway but was great for a luxurious spa break.

High winds mean ferry delays possible

Port of Dover

28 February 2015

Delayed ferry sailings are possible from the Port of Dover tonight and into the morning because of gale force winds.

Dream start to skiing in the Alps

30 January 2015

Jeff Fuidge headed off to the snow of the French Alps for his first skiing break and discovered a dream come true in Les Contamines

Sleep in the wild

Pinewood camping pods at Port Lympne Reserve

29 January 2015

New sleeping pods at a wildlife reserve allow the call of the wild to become a roar from nearby lions and rare big cats

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