The best hotels in the UK for a glamorous post-lockdown break, from London to Edinburgh

For more than 100 years, Britain’s most glamorous large hotels have soothed their guests’ way through life. And come May, when Covid restrictions are due to be relaxed, they’ll be on hand to inject some much needed luxury back into our lives with sweeping staircases, expansive lobbies, magnificent rooms and battalions of staff. As a … Read more

The top spots for food and drink for Alfresco April, from hotels to country houses 

The top spots for food and drink for Alfresco April, from hotels to country houses and whole city streets Anyone missing Italy should visit the terrace at Heckfield Place, Hampshire  Bookable tables and mini-chalets will be on offer in Derby’s historic marketplace  There’s a ‘secret garden’ feel to the terrace at The Ship Hotel in … Read more

Covid lockdown UK: Weddings CAN go ahead indoors for 15 people at hotels from 12 April

Weddings CAN go ahead indoors for 15 people at hotels and other licensed premises from April 12 after ministers relent – but receptions must still be outdoors Wedding industry had vented fury that larger events might not return on April 12 Roadmap says that up to 15 people are able to attend when rules are … Read more

Weddings CAN go ahead indoors for 15 people at hotels from April 12

Weddings CAN go ahead indoors for 15 people at hotels and other licensed premises from April 12 after ministers relent – but receptions must still be outdoors Wedding industry had vented fury that larger events might not return on April 12 Roadmap says that up to 15 people are able to attend when rules are … Read more

The best walking holidays in the UK that promise grand country house hotels and historic inns

Every week our Holiday Hero Neil Simpson takes an in-depth look at a brilliant holiday topic, doing all the legwork so you don’t have to. This week: Walking holidays in the UK. Luxury will be in the (fresh) air on Britain’s best walking tours this summer as travel firms sweep away the old giant-rucksack-and-youth-hostel image. … Read more

Wimbledon to insist tennis stars stay in Covid-secure hotels

Wimbledon to risk backlash from tennis stars by insisting they stay in Covid-secure hotels as condition of entry into Championships All players, coaches and umpires will have to stay in designated hotels  All England Club will announce further details of their plans next week   It is hoped that strict protocols can increase number of fans … Read more

Boarding school pupils from overseas will not have to isolate in hotels after rule change

Boarding school pupils from overseas will not have to isolate in hotels as pressure from teachers and parents sees plan dropped Students arriving from red list countries had to isolate in hotels on arrival in UK  They were asked to stay in hotel for 10 days, along with travellers from abroad Boarding Schools’ Association wrote to ministers … Read more

Coronavirus UK: Calls to abandon quarantine hotels as Ministers refuse to reveal data

Pressure mounted on the Government today to reveal how many people had tested positive for coronavirus while staying in a quarantine hotel, as travel industry bosses suggested the whole scheme should be scrapped.   Questions have been raised about the point of the new rules in Britain, which were brought in 11 days ago, with people … Read more

Get out of town for some relaxation: Surrey Hills in one of the area’s most luxurious hotels

When lockdown eases we are getting out of town for some relaxation amid the gorgeous Surrey Hills in one of the area’s most luxurious hotels By MailOnline Reporter Published: 18:48 GMT, 26 February 2021 | Updated: 18:49 GMT, 26 February 2021 Tired of waking up to the same old cityscape and the noisy hustle and … Read more

UK government WON’T share number of Covid cases in quarantine hotels

The Government has refused to reveal the number of Covid cases found through its controversial quarantine hotels scheme. Since February 15, travelers returning home to the UK after visiting one of 33 red-listed countries have been forced to quarantine in a hotel for 10 days at a cost of £1,750 each. The red-list areas are … Read more