Rose Petals & Ribbons

No. 12, Cirencester

On 12 Park Street, close to the beautiful Cecily Hill and the vast Cirencester Park, lies a beautiful Georgian townhouse and luxury Bed & Breakfast - No. 12. This place is perfect for a weekend when you just want to get a really good night's sleep in a comfy bed, enjoy a home-cooked breakfast (mind, you didn't have to cook it yourself), and not have too many other people nor staff running around.

Continue reading…

Pestana Palace, Lisbon

Pestana Palace Hotel & National Monument, a palace built for Marquis de Valle Flôr in the end of the 19th century, is truly stunning. The Marquis also had a palace in Paris (as you do), and the French influences are obvious and delightful; I couldn't have been more excited looking through the beautiful salons, dining rooms and corridors of this palace. There are pretty things too look at everywhere: frescoes in the ceilings, amazing windows and objets d'art - and then you discover there's an actual chapel within the palace.

Continue reading…

Ellenborough Park, Cotswolds

In the heart of the Cotswolds, by a small village close to Cheltenham Spa, lies Ellenborough Park. It is just by Cheltenham Racecourse, and the equestrian connection can be felt throughout the hotel with beautiful paintings of horses, not to mention the lovely sculpture in front of the hotel. However, there are plenty more reasons to visit this gorgeous manor than to attend the races; the food being one of the most important ones.

Continue reading…

« Previous PageNext Page »