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Peterstone Court Country House, Restaurant & Spa, Llanhamlach, Brecon, Powys

Rumour has it that Charles I once visited the original site at Peterstone Court, and it has also been associated with the companions of William The Conqueror. We think we're very lucky to have this handsome piece of Georgian architecture on such a... more

Borth & Ynyslas Golf Club [Golf Course]

Borth

Borth & Ynyslas Golf Club, Borth, Ceredigion

Rugged Borth & Ynyslas, a founder member of the Welsh Golfing Union, is a traditional links championship course on Cardigan Bay dating from 1885. There are some frightening holes, narrow fairways between the beach and the coast road on a typical out... more

Animalarium [Attraction / Activity]

Ynis Fergi, Borth

Animalarium, Ynis Fergi, Borth, Ceredigion

The Animalarium is a rapidly expanding Zoo, who have recently welcomed Zulu and Wilma, a pair of young African Lions who were surplus from another Zoo. The Animalarium offers sanctuary to unwanted exotic animals. The monkeys, large snakes, caiman... more

King Arthur's Labyrinth [Attraction / Activity]

Corris Craft Centre, Corris, Machynlleth

King Arthur's Labyrinth, Corris Craft Centre, Machynlleth, Powys

Set sail through the cascading veil of an underground waterfall and discover a magical place where tales from the mists of time are retold. Tales of dragons, giants, fierce battles and the legendary King Arthur. Once inside the Labyrinth, a Dark... more

Lake Vyrnwy Hotel & Spa [Spa]

Lake Vyrnwy, Llanwddyn, Welshpool

Lake Vyrnwy Hotel & Spa, Lake Vyrnwy, Welshpool, Powys

As initial impressions go, the Spa at Lake Vyrnwy Hotel is as salubrious as they come: take in its deep glassy waters, admire the awesome Berwyn Mountains and a Victorian stone tower soaring out of the lake that dominates the scene – it’s like... more

Ceredigion Museum & Gallery [Museum / Art Gallery]

Coliseum, Terrace Road, Aberystwyth

Ceredigion Museum & Gallery, Coliseum, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion

The Ceredigion Museum and Gallery first opened its doors in 1982 and sits inside Aberyswyth’s Coliseum building, a particularly unusual building built in 1904 as a theatre. Inside the museum and gallery, the curators have attempted to deepen... more

Corris Craft Centre [Attraction / Activity]

Corris, Machynlleth

Corris Craft Centre, Corris, Machynlleth, Powys

At the Corris Craft Centre you'll discover a collection of individual craft studios filled with unique handmade designs including traditional wooden toys, jewellery, candles, pottery (home to the famous smoking dragons), chocolates and fudge, glass... more

Powis Castle & Garden [Garden]

Welshpool

Powis Castle & Garden, Welshpool, Powys


Explore the Beautiful Powis Castle Garden Powis Castle´s Garden is laid out under the influence of Italian and French styles. The garden retains its original lead statues, a sunken orangery, hanging gardens and an aviary on a series... more

Corris Mine Explorers [Attraction / Activity]

Corris Craft Centre, Corris, Machynlleth

Corris Mine Explorers, Corris Craft Centre, Machynlleth, Powys

Grab this rare opportunity to venture underground into the abandoned and forgotten world of the slate miner. Feel the dark, damp mine's history come alive as you explore the caverns and tunnels and the expert guide shares its stories. The Braich... more

E & C Falconry Experience [Attraction / Activity]

Gwern-Hesgog, Nantmel

E & C Falconry Experience, Gwern-Hesgog, Llandrindod Wells

Welcome to E & C Falconry, owned and operated by Eddie and Cara! We have been involved with birds of prey for more than a decade, and have years of experience exploring the Welsh outdoors, riding, hunting, walking and flying Birds of Prey. Our... more

Llanerchaeron [Garden]

Ciliau Aeron, Aberaeron

Llanerchaeron, Ciliau Aeron, Aberaeron, Ceredigion


Explore an 18th century Welsh gentry estate frozen in time at Llanerchaeron An elegant Georgian villa, set in the wooded Aeron valley. Remarkably unaltered for over 200 years, this self-sufficient estate includes a farm, walled... more

Brecon Beacons National Park Authority [Attraction / Activity]

Plas y Ffynnon, Cambrian Way, Brecon

Brecon Beacons National Park Authority, Plas y Ffynnon, Brecon, Powys

Whether it’s a day rambling along the banks of The River Usk, bird watching, caving, cycling or sitting quietly with a rod and a bucket of bait as you wait to land the big one, the Brecon Beacons National Park is the ideal place to do it. Guided... more

Powis Castle & Garden [Historic House]

Welshpool

Powis Castle & Garden, Welshpool, Powys


Discover the majestic Powis Castle Powis Castle is built on a high rock overlooking the garden terraces and has been the home of the Earls of Powis for many generations. There is a wealth of fine paintings and furniture, one of the... more

Myddelton House Gardens [Garden]

Bulls Cross, Enfield

Myddelton House Gardens, Bulls Cross, Enfield, London


Discover Myddelton House Gardens The former family seat of the Parker-Bowles family, Mydellton House Gardens is a celebration of the self-taught horticulturalist. Created by the Edward Augustus “Gussie' Bowles back in back in the... more

Lincoln Cathedral [Attraction / Activity]

Minster Yard, Lincoln

Lincoln Cathedral, Minster Yard, Lincoln, Lincolnshire

You’ll see Lincoln Cathedral from 25 miles away as you approach this gorgeous historic little city and the closer you get, the more impressive it becomes. Looming over the flatlands of the county, this is possibly one of the finest examples of gothic... more

Glasgow Gailes Links [Golf Course]

Gailes Links, Gailes Road, Irvine

Glasgow Gailes Links, Gailes Links, Irvine, Ayrshire

Glasgow Golf Club, founded in 1787, has two courses 35 miles apart. Old Tom Morris laid out the original parkland course five miles from Glasgow city centre at Killermont in 1903. Glasgow Gailes, designed by Willie Park Jnr, opened for play in 1892... more

Marwood Hill Gardens [Garden]

Marwood, Barnstaple

Marwood Hill Gardens, Marwood, Barnstaple, Devon

Take a visit to this very special private garden tucked secretly away in a Devon valley. Covering some 20 acres, with three beautiful lakes, this tranquil garden will provide a day of both inspiration and relaxation for the whole family. Featured... more

Lyme Park, House & Garden [Historic House]

Disley, Stockport

Lyme Park, House & Garden, Disley, Stockport, Cheshire


Explore the magnificent Lyme Park, Surrounded by stunning Parkland Lyme Park, originally a Tudor house, was transformed by the Venetian architect Leoni into an Italianate palace. Parts of the Elizabethan interior have survived and... more

Dunham Massey [Garden]

Stamford Military Hospital, Altrincham

Dunham Massey, Stamford Military Hospital, Altrincham, Greater Manchester


Discover the beautiful gardens of Dunham Massey Dunham Massey, one of the North West´s great plantsman´s gardens with richly planted borders and majestic trees, as well as an 18th century orangery, Victorian bark-house and an old... more

Carlyle's House [Historic House]

24 Cheyne Row, Chelsea, London

Carlyle's House, 24 Cheyne Row, London, London


Explore The Chelsea home of a Victorian literary couple Head to the Victorian writer’s shrine in London’s Chelsea that is Carlyle’s House and you’ll learn all about great public speaker, ethical thinker and social essayist Thomas... more

Osborne House [Historic House]

East Cowes

Osborne House, East Cowes


Discover the intimate world of Queen Victoria at Osborne House Osborne House was built for Queen Victoria and Prince Albert as a private holiday home. It was designed by Prince Albert and built by Thomas Cubitt in Italianate... more

St Mungo Museum of Religious Life & Art [Museum / Art Gallery]

2 Castle Street, Glasgow

St Mungo Museum of Religious Life & Art, 2 Castle Street, Glasgow, Glasgow City

The St Mungo Museum of Religious Life & Art aims to promote understanding and respect between people of different faiths and of none. Displays occupy three floors and are divided into four exhibition areas: the Gallery of Religious Art, the Gallery... more

Walton Heath Golf Club [Golf Course]

Deans Lane, Walton on the Hill, Tadworth

Walton Heath Golf Club, Deans Lane, Tadworth, Surrey

Walton Heath, whose captain was once Edward VIII, boast two courses, the Old and New, and has a links feel although set in the heart of Surrey. Heather borders the fairway and some carries over heather beds require length and accuracy. The new and... more

Plas Newydd Country House & Gardens [Garden]

Llanfairpwllgwyngyll

Plas Newydd Country House & Gardens, Llanfairpwllgwyngyll, Isle of Anglesey (Ynys Mon)


Explore the beautiful gardens of Plas Newydd Plas Newydd garden has both formal and informal styles. With magnificent views of the Snowdonia Peaks. The open-plan garden containing shrubs planted in the lawns to the more formal... more

Knebworth House, Gardens & Park [Historic House]

Knebworth

Knebworth House, Gardens & Park, Knebworth, Hertfordshire

Knebworth House has been home to the Lytton family since 1490. The Tudor house was redesigned in the gothic style, with turrets, gargoyles and griffins. The interior of the house has a variety of styles, from the Jacobean Banqueting Hall to the... more

Lanhydrock [Garden]

Bodmin

Lanhydrock, Bodmin, Cornwall


Explore beautiful Victorian Gardens at Lanhydrock Lanhydrock garden overlooks the valley of the River Fowey. Set on a hillside facing north-east above the house and park with bold, formal, Victorian lawns, lines of topiary yews,... more

Battersea Park Children's Zoo [Attraction / Activity]

Battersea Park

Battersea Park Children's Zoo, Battersea Park

You can’t beat a good zoo. Battersea Park Children's Zoo at London's Chelsea Gate brings wildlife to the city with an excellent array of creatures with which to wow your kids. Pop up beside the meerkats, hang out with Wiggle and Piggle the Kune Kune... more

Killerton [Garden]

Broadclyst, Exeter

Killerton, Broadclyst, Exeter, Devon


Explore the beautiful Gardens of Killerton Killerton is a famous woodland hillside garden full of splendid old and special trees including innumerable record-breaking specimens, many introduced by the plantsman Veitch, rare shrubs,... more

RHS Garden Hyde Hall [Garden]

Creephedge Lane, Rettendon, Chelmsford

RHS Garden Hyde Hall, Creephedge Lane, Chelmsford, Essex


Explore 360 acres of Incredible Gardens at RHS Garden Hyde Hall RHS Garden Hyde Hall boasts an eclectic range of inspirational horticultural styles from traditional to modern, providing interest and colour, whatever the weather or... more

Chilford Hall Vineyard [Attraction / Activity]

Balsham Road, Linton

Chilford Hall Vineyard, Balsham Road, Linton, Cambridgeshire

Chilford Vineyard cover 18 acres and the first vines were planted in 1972. The internationally famous Chilford Hall Vineyard, originally laid out in 1972 with further planting between 1974 and 1976, currently has 18 acres in production.... more

Oxburgh Hall [Historic House]

Oxborough, Swaffham

Oxburgh Hall, Oxborough, Swaffham, Norfolk


Discover the romantic moated manor house, Oxburgh Hall Oxburgh Hall is a moated manor house with a magnificent Tudor gatehouse, built in 1482 by the Bedingfeld family, who still live there today. The rooms show how the house... more

Grimsthorpe Castle [Historic House]

Bourne

Grimsthorpe Castle, Bourne, Lincolnshire


Explore Grimsthorpe Castle Grimsthorpe Castle, dating from 13th century, has been the home of the de Eresby family since 1516 when it was granted to the 11th Baron Willoughby de Eresby by Henry V111. The State Rooms house stunning... more

Royal Aberdeen Golf Club [Golf Course]

Links Road, Bridge of Don, Aberdeen

Royal Aberdeen Golf Club, Links Road, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire

Originally known as the Society of Golfers at Aberdeen, founded in 1780, the sixth oldest golf club in the world is a traditional out and back links running along the shore of the North Sea. The first hole heads straight for the sea from the... more

Cairngorms National Park [Attraction / Activity]

14 The Square, Grantown-on-Spey

Cairngorms National Park, 14 The Square, Grantown-on-Spey, Moray

You could easily spend two weeks in the Cairngorm National Park alone – it’s the biggest national park in Britain and is veritably stuffed with things to see and do. Not surprising, since it has Britain’s largest and highest mountain range and is a... more

Bradford Industrial Museum [Museum / Art Gallery]

Moorside Mills, Moorside Road, Eccleshill, Bradford

Bradford Industrial Museum, Moorside Mills, Bradford, West Yorkshire

Bradford Industrial Museum, built in 1875 and the original spinning mill, is alive with magnificent machinery which once converted raw wool into the world´s worsted cloth. Inside the mill, you can experience the sounds and smells of the engines which... more

Green Farm Spa [Spa]

The Old Stables, Duck Lane, Shadoxhurst

Green Farm Spa, The Old Stables, Shadoxhurst, Kent

'Green Farm Spa - a little piece of heaven in the Kent countryside' (Rebecca Barnes, Beauty/travel/lifestyle journalist) A total escape, set on a private farm estate in the idyllic Kent countryside, surrounded by acres of ancient forest and... more

Aintree Racecourse [Attraction / Activity]

Ormskirk Road, Aintree, Liverpool

Aintree Racecourse, Ormskirk Road, Liverpool, Merseyside

Ridiculously elaborate hat? Check. Daring, stylish slinky dress? Check. Come April, the only place to be if you like a hedonistic day or two at the races is Aintree, near Liverpool, for the John Smith’s Grand National. The final big meeting of the... more

York Golf Club [Golf Course]

Lords Moor Lane, Strensall, York

York Golf Club, Lords Moor Lane, York, North Yorkshire

York moved to their current site at Strensall in 1904 and J H Taylor designed the course of around 6,000 yards and it was among the longest and most testing in Yorkshire. Now it measures 6,301 yards with tree-lined fairways but has retained its... more

Gullane Golf Club (No 3) [Golf Course]

West Links Road, Gullane

Gullane Golf Club (No 3), West Links Road, Gullane, East Lothian

Gullane 3 is the shortest of the three courses – 5,252 yards, par 68, and the least expensive, two-thirds the price of Gullane 1. But it has all the characteristics of its big brother – and the No 2 course – although the rough is probably less... more

Crail Golfing Society [Golf Course]

Balcomie Clubhouse, Crail

Crail Golfing Society, Balcomie Clubhouse, Crail, Fife

Crail's Balcomie Links is set along the Fife coastline and several holes run alongside the sea and and rocky outcrops of the Firth foreshore which come into play at the second, fourth and fifth - ominously called Hell's Hole - where you must make up... more

Wood Hall Hotel & Spa [Spa]

Trip Lane, Linton, Wetherby

Wood Hall Hotel & Spa, Trip Lane, Wetherby, West Yorkshire

At the Woodhall Spa, if you desire nothing more than being totally pampered, you certainly won’t be disappointed. Just slip out of the steam room or hot spa pool and into the Beauty Area, where a range of luxurious treatments await you. Then it’s... more

Trengwainton Garden [Garden]

Madron, Penzance

Trengwainton Garden, Madron, Penzance, Cornwall

The sheltered 20th century Trengwainton Garden has an abundance of exotic trees and shrubs. Intimate and closely linked to the picturesque stream running through its valley, the garden contains a rich collection of speciality acacias and large-leaved... more

The Lorrens Ladies Health Hydro [Spa]

The Lorrens, Guestland Road, Torquay

The Lorrens Ladies Health Hydro, The Lorrens, Torquay, Devon

Ladies rejoice; there’s a place in the beautiful English Riviera where relaxation is its raison d’etre. Very much a family affair, Lorrens Health Hydro, which, as its name suggests, is strictly for the fairer sex, occupies a tranquil spot in Torquay,... more

Towneley Hall Art Gallery & Museum [Museum / Art Gallery]

Towneley Holmes Road, off Todmorden Road, Burnley

Towneley Hall Art Gallery & Museum, Towneley Holmes Road, Burnley, Lancashire

Towneley Hall was the home of the Towneley family for over 500 years until 1902. Displays include oil and watercolour paintings, studio pottery, Royal Lancastrian Pilkington Pottery, regional oak furniture. The Hall contains fine period rooms,Great... more

The Flackley Ash Health Club, Spa & Beauty Rooms [Spa]

Flackley Ash Hotel & Restaurant, Peasmarsh, Rye

The Flackley Ash Health Club, Spa & Beauty Rooms, Flackley Ash Hotel & Restaurant, Rye, East Sussex

A visit to Flackley Ash Leisure Club & Spa will leave you feeling relaxed and revitalized. With a peaceful setting and friendly staff on hand, you can enjoy a swim in the indoor heated swimming pool, take it easy in the scented steam room or saunas,... more

Michelham Priory House & Gardens [Garden]

Upper Dicker, Hailsham

Michelham Priory House & Gardens, Upper Dicker, Hailsham, East Sussex


Explore the gardens of Michelham Priory A turn around the gardens at Michelham Priory is a further education in the history of this beautiful site, such is the care that has been taken to ensure many plantings are authentic and true... more

Lewes Castle & Barbican House Museum [Museum / Art Gallery]

169 High Street, Lewes

Lewes Castle & Barbican House Museum, 169 High Street, Lewes, East Sussex

If you’ve never visited the pretty town of Lewes, which sits within the glorious South Downs just a few miles from bustling Brighton and the coast, a trip to Lewes Castle and Barbican House Museum is a great way to familiarize yourself with this... more

John O'Gaunt Golf Club [Golf Course]

Sutton Park, Sandy

John O'Gaunt Golf Club, Sutton Park, Sandy, Bedfordshire

There are two courses at this up and coming club and the main lay-out, The John O'Gaunt is rated highly with well groomed fairways and fast greens while the Carthagena provides a contrast to the John O'Gaunt with much larger greens. The two courses... more

Titsey Place Gardens [Garden]

Titsey, Oxted

Titsey Place Gardens, Titsey, Oxted, Surrey

Titsey Place Garden´s upper terrace is the perfect place to enjoy the long views across the Darent Valley, which extends to the beginnings of the South Downs. The box link beds were planted over 150 years ago. The fountain at the centre of the lower... more

Worplesdon Golf Club [Golf Course]

Heath House Road, Woking

Worplesdon Golf Club, Heath House Road, Woking, Surrey

Worplesdon is another quality Surrey heather-gorse-and fir tree course that makes the area such a golfing paradise. It has changed little since F J Abercromby produced the plans in 1907. The par threes are a feature – the 139-yard tenth demanding a... more

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