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What is it? A new place to stay in the Lake District, which is full of traditional hotels but devoid, until recently, of new-wave addresses where you can kick back in style surrounded by some of the most beautiful scenery in the land. Askham Hall, in a little-known area between...

THE BEST FAMILY HOLIDAY ADVENTURES TO SET PULSES RACING

here is something thrillingly adventurous about the Australian outback. A full day’s travel from home, remote and yet familiar, with Sydney in easy reach....

ASKHAM HALL, CUMBRIA

What is it? A new place to stay in the Lake District, which is full of traditional hotels but devoid, until recently, of new-wave addresses...

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Choices are great. But too many choices can get overwhelming. When booking a hotel, there are so many to choose from, so it’s important...

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Benjamin Franklin famously said that guests, like fish, begin to smell after three days. Many of us are inclined to agree. I recently struggled to share...

ICE allegedly targeted Washington Motel 6 guests with “Latino-sounding names”

At least six Motel 6 locations in Washington state regularly shared information on their guests with Immigration Customs and Enforcement, a lawsuit filed Wednesday...

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ASKHAM HALL, CUMBRIA

What is it? A new place to stay in the Lake District, which is full of traditional hotels but devoid, until recently, of new-wave addresses...

NO 131, CHELTENHAM, GLOUCESTERSHIRE

What is it? Somewhere new, exciting and glamorous to stay in Cheltenham. Right on the town's main promenade, it's like a flash of New York...

THE PIG NEAR BATH, SOMERSET

What is it? A large Georgian house in the Mendip Hills, once the lodge to an even grander mansion, the romantic ruins of which can...

THE FUZZY DUCK, WARWICKSHIRE

What is it? A stout, orange-brick pub with rooms in the tiny village of Armscote on the edge of the Cotswolds. Inside, it's surprisingly contemporary,...

THE PIG ON THE BEACH, DORSET

What is it? Formerly the Manor House Hotel, a National Trust property overlooking Studland Bay on Dorset's Jurassic Coast, it's a curious hodgepodge of a...