05 Apr 2017

Belmond British Pullman

Everyone should have ‘that’ list, you know, the one that contains the certain must-do, must-see, must-experience things that you want (or need!) to do in life. Having studied and worked in the

21 Mar 2017

Take a traditional trip to the seaside this Easter at The Grand Hotel in Eastbourne

Enjoy a traditional family escape this Easter with a trip to the seaside, staying at the five-star ‘palace by the sea’, The Grand Hotel in Eastbourne. The stunning family-friendly hotel will be

27 Jan 2017

A step back in the right direction at Gravetye Manor

For many people (certainly for Remainers, Bowie fans and Democrats, anyway), 2016 was a bit of a dreary year, so the tendency was to search high and low for more – more

09 Jan 2017

Celebrate Winnie the Pooh Day at Ashdown Park Hotel

First appearing on bookshelves in 1926, Winnie the Pooh and his friends have remained a permanent fixture in homes around the world, on Wednesday 18 January you can celebrate all things Pooh

22 Nov 2016

Christmas at Alexander House Hotel & Utopia Spa…

Set within 120 acres of glorious Sussex countryside, Alexander House is a luxury manor house that radiates splendour on every level.  The luxurious 5-star country house hotel affords everything you could want

26 Oct 2016

A Festive Feast at Ashdown Park Hotel and Country Club

As the nights draw in and the cool autumn air turns that little but colder, it can only mean one thing, Christmas is coming! And of course with Christmas, comes eating! Not

12 Oct 2016

Alexander Hotels Expands Hotel Portfolio

Alexander Hotels and Utopia Spas, a luxury boutique hotel company located within the south of England are pleased to announce the acquisition of Barnett Hill Venue, Guildford Surrey. Originally owned and managed

27 Sep 2016

South Lodge Wins AA 5 Red Star Rating

5 Red Star Winners have achieved the very highest accolade in the AA Hotel star rating scheme. They have excelled in vital areas of assessment including hospitality, service, bedrooms, bathrooms, cleanliness and

15 Aug 2016

The Grand says goodbye to Joseph Dantas after 45 years of service

On Thursday 11 August The Grand Hotel in Eastbourne said a heavy-hearted goodbye to one of its longest serving members of staff, Joseph Dantas, who has now officially retired after an incredible

25 Jul 2016

The Grand Hotel serves up a taste of Eastbourne with its Mirabelle Seaside Luncheon

Britain’s only five-star seaside hotel The Grand in Eastbourne will be celebrating the very best of the south coast’s seasonal seafood with its Mirabelle Seaside Luncheon on Wednesday 3 August. Guests can

13 Jul 2016

Refined luxury at Baglioni Hotel London

by Sarah Green When it comes to hospitality, no one does it like the Italians; and if we’re talking five-star, no one does it quite like Baglioni Hotel London. Situated in the

28 Jun 2016

Hilton Avisford Park

My guest and I had chosen a beautiful sunny Sunday to make our arrival at the resplendent Hilton Avisford Park. Our journey took us through sleepy Sussex villages and beautiful South Downs