United Kingdom

Exclusive guide to the best holiday destinations in the United Kingdom, independent reviews from award-winning travel writers

Uig Hotel, Isle of Skye

After 50 years of visiting Skye, Terry Marsh finally gets to stay at the Uig Hotel and finds it worth the wait.

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Andaz London Liverpool Street

Andy Mossack stays at Andaz London Liverpool Street just after re-opening and revels in feeling COVID safe.

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Lumley Castle Hotel, Chester-le-Street, County Durham

The Lumley Castle Hotel is a four-star property at Chester-le-Street in County Durham. With a long history and cosy bedrooms, some featuring four-poster beds, this hotel is well placed for exploring the north-east of England.

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Scarlett Green Soho, London

Andy Mossack gets a front row Soho seat as he tries out the Antipodean fare of Scarlett Green Soho, the flagship restaurant of Daisy Green Collective.

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The National Glass Centre, Sunderland

Stuart Forster explores all things glass at the UK’s National Glass Centre in Sunderland, once the centre of glassmaking in Britain.

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The Duncombe Arms, Ellastone, Staffordshire

Michael Edwards heads to Staffordshire’s Dove Valley to stay at the Duncombe Arms; a ‘foodies Mecca’ and the ‘village pub everyone longs for’.

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