Best multi-generation villa holidays in 2022

By Catherine Leech The very idea of a family holiday has taken on even greater significance in the wake of Covid-19. Travel companies are reporting a boom in large family bookings for 2022 – grandparents, parents and kids, often with the grandparents footing the bill. We know of several bookings where f... Read more


10 of the best pet-friendly hotels in the UK

We all like to go on holiday with our nearest and dearest, and for many people now – particularly after lockdown – that includes their dog. From Cornwall to Scotland, welcome treats to ‘puppicinos’, hotels across the UK are treating canine companions to welcomes as warm as those given to their... Read more


10 hotels for walking in remote corners of the UK

We’re all chomping at the bit to get outside and explore the countryside. After lockdown, it will be wonderful to stretch our legs and discover all the beautiful corners of the UK. To make the most of it, find somewhere lovely to stay and book a mini-break. Here, Bonnie Friend of the Good Hotel Guide [&hell... Read more


What’s a holiday in Greece like in summer 2020?

By Mark Hodson UPDATE: see the latest list of Greek islands you can visit without quarantine. It’s just after 9pm at Ouzeri To 11, a small taverna on a side street off the harbour front in Myrina on the Greek island of Lemnos. We’ve climbed the ramparts of the Venetian castle and watched a blazing [&helli... Read more


10 gorgeous UK hotels to book after lockdown

By Bonnie Friend

After lockdown, we will all be desperate to escape to somewhere spectacular, classy and … perhaps a little remote. Peppered across the UK are some exquisite places to stay, including independent hotels, inns and B&Bs tucked away by beaches, forests and rural bliss. Here, the Good Ho... Read more


Best of both worlds: skiing in Vaujany and Les Deux Alpes

 By Mark Hodson On a good day the journey by road between the resorts of Alpe d’Huez and Les Deux Alpes in the French region of Isère takes less than 90 minutes. On a really good day – as I found recently – it can take the best part of three hours. As we left […]... Read more


10 best hotels in the Cotswolds

The Cotswolds has a reputation for being an almost Hollywood interpretation of life in the UK. Honey coloured buildings, rolling countryside and plenty of opportunity for a classic cream tea. With all those credentials and more, it’s little wonder that this part of the world has also developed a reputation for hospitality excellence. Here, the expert independent reviewers at The Good Hotel Guide select ten of the best hotels in the Cotswolds.

The Cotswolds has a reputation for being an almost Hollywood interpretation of life in the UK. Honey coloured buildings, rolling countryside and plenty of opportunity for a classic cream tea. With all those credentials and more, it’s little wonder that this part of the world has also developed a reputation ... Read more


Review of Body Tonic retreat at Lou Casteou

By Mark Hodson, Editor of 101 Holidays I peeled off the boxing gloves, poured some ice-cold water over my head and checked the time. It was 11.30am and we were 90 minutes into our morning exercise session with another two hours to go before lunch. My legs were getting wobbly and I was sweating buckets. [&hell... Read more


10 of the best country house hotels in Scotland

By Bonnie Friend

Brimming with history, charm, style, country pursuits and of course food fit for lords and ladies, Scotland’s country house hotels are in a league of their own. Here, the Good Hotel Guide share ten of their top country house hotels in Scotland that are perfect for romantic breaks, special o... Read more


The best family skiing holiday (with grown-up kids)

By Mark Hodson If you hear the words “family skiing” you will likely think of small children dressed in too many layers, looking vaguely bemused while their stressed-out parents carry armfuls of equipment, scramble around for missing gloves and say things like “HOW much for a spag bol? You a... Read more


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