Romance in the movies have the edge when the scenes are set in an autumnal setting ablaze in red, yellow and orange.

Autumn Leaves and Fireplaces

Romance in the movies has the edge when the scenes are set in an autumnal setting ablaze in red, yellow and orange. But where to find the perfect spot to experience this in the UK? Leafy vistas with fireside dining and cosy weekend away accommodation are what we dream of at this time of the year. If you want to stay close to home, take a stroll through the leaves with me as ...

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Ightham Mote is a 14th Century moated manor house surrounded by a 546-acre national trust estate in Kent and is a must see.

Weekend Escape from London

The simplicity and authenticity of the big outdoors is the perfect place to nurture romance. May signals the bluebell season, and could there be anything more beautiful than strolling through a forest that’s blanketed in purple flowers? Head to Ightham Mote, a 14thCentury moated manor house surrounded by a 546-acre national trust estate in Kent. Park and walk and stop for a refuel either at Mote café or the Papermakers Arms in Plaxtol. There ...

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Country Cottage Luxury at Wishbone

Country Cottage Luxury

If you’ve watched The Holiday more times than you care to admit, you’re either heading for the gorgeous house in LA or hankering after the perfect romantic getaway in a picture postcard English village. If your search for “country cottage” on Google has brought up numerous properties that Laura Ashley has thrown up the décor or were interior designed by Helen Keller in the 1950’s you may have given up on ...

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