Places to Stay: YHA Castleton Losehill Hall, Peak District

Welcome to the perfect base for exploring the magical Peak District. YHA Castleton Losehill Hall is a cosy, welcoming hostel on the outskirts of the…

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Places to stay: Eco Retreats, Snowdonia, Wales

Review: Eco Retreats yurts, north Wales Feeling the need for a big dose of wild woods, big mountains, fresh air and very little else? Eco…

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Places to stay: Soul and Surf Retreat, Sri Lanka

Leave your shoes at the door – a week of living barefoot at Soul and Surf‘s Sri Lankan retreat will calm your mind and whip…

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Places to stay: Hartley Dyke Barn, Kent

Welcome to Hartley Dyke Barn. This airy hideaway is one of Kent and Sussex Cottages’ special places to stay, and it makes the perfect base…

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Ten of the best weekend getaways in Britain

One of the questions I get asked the most often? “Where shall we escape to for a weekend in the UK?” Big adventures and wild…

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Eight of the world’s coolest yoga retreats

Is it time to escape from real life and get working on your downward dog? From sumptuous private Greek islands to cosy Cornwall and off-grid…

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Places to Stay: Another Place, The Lake, Cumbria

Get a great big dose of the Lake District with a stay at Another Place, The Lake, a charmingly relaxed hotel with adventure at its…

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Exploring the South West Coast Path with Beach Retreats

I must go down to the sea again – to walk the gorgeous South West Coast Path. I spent a sunny weekend exploring the trail…

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Places to Stay: Laggan Bothies, Scottish Highlands

So many of you commented on my Instagram stories of my stay in the teeny tiny and totally lovely Laggan Bothies in the Highlands wondering…

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Places to stay: the Old Dairy House, Dorset

Conjure up the perfect English cottage and it might look rather like the Old Dairy House, one of Original Cottages’ gorgeous places to stay. A stay…

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The active girl’s guide to Edmonton, Alberta

Welcome to Edmonton. This vibrant city in the heart of Alberta is more than just a great base for exploring the Rockies – it’s also…

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The outdoorsy girl’s guide to Bristol

I was so proud to see that my beloved Bristol was named one of the top cities to visit in 2017 by Rough Guides. They…

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Places to stay: Novanta90 off-grid hotel, Tuscany

Get back to nature at Novanta90, a hotel high in the Tuscan hills that opens its doors for truffle hunting, wild swimming, hiking and seriously…

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Places to stay: The Nare Hotel, Cornwall

The Nare Hotel review: Expect a charmingly old-fashioned welcome at The Nare, a hotel serving up its own style of laid-back luxury on the Cornish…

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Sponsored post: Six incredible places to sleep around the world

Where you do you want to sleep tonight? How about a floating den, your very own lighthouse or a treehouse surrounded by friendly monkeys? They’re…

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Places to stay: Higher Brownstone Farm, Devon

Welcome to heaven, by way of Devon. If you could dream up the perfect place to escape for a weekend with all your friends, it…

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