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This chocoholic’s hideaway is close enough to Bournemouth beach to walk off your overindulgence. With chocolate-themed rooms and confectionary courses, the 19th century, family-run hotel started out as a chocolate fountain hire business, counting Peter Andre among its clients. Workshops, which start at £49, include truffle making, cocoa portrait painting, and a chocolate and wine […]
The West Somerset Railway is England’s longest “heritage” railway, running steam trains between Bishops Lydeard (near Somerset’s county town of Taunton. M5 Junction 25) and the Bristol Channel Coastal resort town of Minehead. Along the 20 miles (32km) of route the trains pass through the Quantock Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and along […]
Baking queen Mary Berry will head a line up of the UK’s best loved chefs hosting cookery lessons onboard P&O Cruises new ship Britannia this year. 10 celebrity chefs will be on a number of Britannia’s sailings throughout the year during which they will run cookery classes, host exclusive chef’s table dinners, participate in Q&A […]
The Province of Salerno is a combination of unique emotions. It is the beauty of the coast. It is the charm of an ancient history. It is the scent of an unspoiled environment. For all these reasons, it seduces and conquers the visitor’s heart upon each new entry into its territory. It takes very little to discover its magic. Salerno […]
The world’s largest cruise ship, Royal Caribbean‘s Oasis of the Seas has sailed into Southampton’s port for the first time. The ship is unable to leave until 23.59 when the tidal conditions are at a premium and there is no other river traffic which will allow the ship to carry out a three point turn.
Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg, has announced that the England Coast Path will be completed by 2020. The announcement was made following fears that the project might stall after previous timetables had only outlined work on the project up to 2016 with no finalised date for completion. The new National Trail will see beaches, wildlife […]