• Getting back to nature.

    We are quite lucky where we live there is a beautiful woodland walk close by and plenty of countryside to explore a short drive away and nothing makes me happier or calmer than taking a stroll outdoors. At this time of year the woodland is bursting with bluebells and cow parsley, the smell of wild garlic and sounds of the…

  • Beautiful Wales

    I stumbled across this hotel about 5 years ago, we had visited Conwy in North Wales a few times on Summer days out and looking across the estuary opposite the magnificent Conwy Castle was Deganwy Quay Hotel and Spa. After a trip around the bay to Deganwy I instantly fell in love with the place. The hotel itself is situated…

  • Lake District weekend.

    During the Autumn months in England there’s no better and more beautiful place to visit for the weekend than The Lake District in Cumbria. We try to visit there at least three times a year as it’s only about an hours drive away from Manchester. One of our favourite places to stay in the Lakes is Windermere where the largest…