afternoon tea

Everybody loves a nice cup of tea, so it comes a no surprise this year’s Afternoon Tea Week is set to be one of biggest ever. From 10 to 16 August, tea rooms, restaurants will be holding exclusive events.
Dartmouth Food Festival 2015

A foodie’s heaven, celebrating the very best food, drink and culinary skills from the south west of Britain, Dartmouth Food Festival is set to return this autumn with a mix of delicious regional food and drink.
Cotswolds

If you want to pack in plenty of day trips and cover as much terrain as possible, a road trip is the perfect way to spend your summer...
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afternoon tea

Everybody loves a nice cup of tea, so it comes a no surprise this year’s Afternoon Tea Week is set to be one of biggest ever. From 10 to 16 August, tea rooms, restaurants will be holding exclusive events.
Dartmouth Food Festival 2015

A foodie’s heaven, celebrating the very best food, drink and culinary skills from the south west of Britain, Dartmouth Food Festival is set to return this autumn with a mix of delicious regional food and drink.

Accommodation

A visit to South Lodge in Horsham, West Sussex reveals that his five-star, Michelin-garlanded hotel and restaurant is firing on all cylinders

As we gear up for this Sunday's Wimbledon finale, Discover Britain serves up a selection of ace hotels that boast seriously picturesquely tennis courts

Great British Buildings

Architects are set to help the public enjoy the built heritage in their area as part of a new festival from Love Architecture and Heritage Open Days

Cities & Towns

Dartmouth Food Festival 2015

A foodie’s heaven, celebrating the very best food, drink and culinary skills from the south west of Britain, Dartmouth Food Festival is set to return this autumn with a mix of delicious regional food and drink.

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