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Oct
1
2014

What to do in and around Pitlochry

Queens View Pitlochry

During your stay at the Pitlochry Hydro Hotel if you are looking for ways to make the most of your free time, take a read of this handy list of things to do in and around the area.

Jul
17
2014

Why should you take walking holidays!

walking holidays

I always smile to myself a little when I think about people that drive over to a gym to look for a parking spot to pay to wait for a space on a treadmill for a 30 minute walk… to me this seems like more hard work than enjoyment. In my mind getting outside in the great outdoors and breathing in fresh air and taking in the scenery all for free is much more enjoyable. [...]

Apr
30
2014

National Golf Month

National Golf Week

This week marks the start of National Golfing Month and there are some great deals and offers to help you get in to golfing. On the National Golf Month website they are also giving you a chance to see and take part in some unique golfing experiences. If you are looking for some tips or some great deals and discounts then take a look at National Golf Month Does taking to a golf course in the [...]

Feb
26
2014

Annual Pride Of Stratford Awards 2014

John Mcghee & Denise Watts at the Pride of Stratford Awards

Below is a post written by John McGhee, General Manager at The Charlecote Pheasant Hotel about his experience at the Pride of Stratford awards in 2014 The Pride of Stratford Awards 6th February 2014, Shoes shined, wing collared shirt pressed, tuxedo freshly steam cleaned I started to prepare myself for what would turn out to be one of the most enjoyable nights I’ve had in a long time. We met outside the Holiday Inn Stratford [...]

Feb
7
2014

Hotel History

Lansdown-Grove-Bath

One of the most fascinating subjects about our hotels is their history. With numerous hotels around the UK, they all have a unique history and a story to be told. What we would like to do is create a web page for each hotel detailing the hotels history since it was built. They say a picture tells a thousand words and over the last few months I have been collecting postcards and others bits of [...]

Nov
1
2013

Guy Fawkes and the history of Fireworks Night.

Guy Fawkes and Conspirators

So it is nearly time again for Fireworks night which is celebrated on November 5th, Guy Fawkes Night. What do you know about the history of Guy Fawkes and Fireworks Night, where fireworks are let off and traditionally the effigy of Guy Fawkes is burned on bonfires to recognise his part in “The Gunpowder Plot” in 1605. Did you know that Guy Fawkes didn’t lead or instigate the plot to kill James I even though [...]

Oct
4
2013

Dog Friendly Hotels

Dog Friendly Hotels

Dogs are a man’s best friend right? Well when you go away on your holiday and have to leave him behind in a solitary kennel, you would want your best friend with you wouldn’t you? With some of our hotels allowing dogs free roam in their acres of grounds, hotel and bedrooms you can now take your best friend with you to enjoy some of the amazing sights and walks around the local areas that [...]

Sep
20
2013

Hotel Breaks – Why are they great?

With Hotel Breaks you can choose your board basis

Everyone loves a break away but have you thought about hotel breaks? If not here are eight great reasons why you should take a hotel break. Travel when you want At our hotels we have a check-in time of 3 pm, but if you wish you can travel to your destination early, drop your luggage at the hotel and spend the whole day exploring and getting to know your new area. Bring your hobby with [...]

Jul
30
2013

National Parks week

Exmoor Ponies

Did you realise that this week is national parks week and that the U.K. is home to 15 National Parks? All of these parks are free and open to everyone to go and enjoy their unique stunning scenery and walks. If you have never visited a national park in your life or make regular trips each time you visit one you will be amazed by the diversity of wildlife, scenery and views and the sheers [...]

Jul
25
2013

Royal Baby has arrived

Will_and_Kate

So as the world knows by now Kate Middleton has given birth to her royal baby Prince George Alexander Louis weighing in at 8 lbs 6 ozs the newborn prince is the heaviest future king in 100 years! Following his parents who were made the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge by the Queen on their wedding day, the royal couple’s child will officially be known as His Royal Highness the Prince of Cambridge, a title [...]

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