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Christmas crackers

By Rose Shepherd After two years of uncertainty, hotels are making exciting plans for a bumper Christmas, and rooms are selling like hot mince pies, which does mean that you may find no room at your favourite inn.

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16 wonderful wildlife holidays for 2023

Whether polar bears lumbering across an Arctic plateau, manta rays gliding through crystalline seas or eagles soaring above silent Scottish lochs, a wildlife holiday offers the chance to experience unforgettable encounters with some of the planet’s most fascinating creatures.

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A new Guide, the 46th edition

By Richard Fraiman Yesterday marked the launch of the 46th edition of The Good Hotel Guide.

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Early Autumn escapes

By Rose Shepherd There is a lot to be said for deferring your holiday until the mad rush of July and August is over.

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Take a staycation but feel like you’re abroad

By Rose Shepherd Expired passports, cancelled flights, queues at immigration, lost luggage… Travelling overseas these days can be terribly stressful, with many holiday plans ruined.

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Best island hotels in the UK

By Rose Shepherd From paradisical, car-free Sark in the Channel Islands, via the family-friendly Isle of Wight, to romantic Skye, mystical Iona and remote Harris, the islands of Great Britain are places of escape.

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Time for a tea break

By Rose Shepherd ‘Under certain circumstances,’ wrote Henry James in The Portrait of a Lady, ‘there are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea.

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Spring breaks that don’t break the bank

By Rose Shepherd We’re all feeling the pinch right now, and spiralling costs drive up prices in the hospitality industry.

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22 jaw-dropping bucket list holidays for 2022

By Mark Hodson With the pandemic receding and travel returning to normality, where do you really yearn to visit?

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