Hatherley Manor Hotel? They should call it HEAVENLY Manor Hotel! An unforgettable spa stay outside Gloucester.

I realize that I may have given in to _slight_ hyperbole in that title there, but once you hear about this trip you’ll know why I’m happy to be overly complimentary about Hatherley Manor. As you all know, @rockinblues and I got away to Bristol recently for a wonderful week away (and thank goodness we did! Lockdown 2 wasn’t far behind!) and that was super … Continue reading Hatherley Manor Hotel? They should call it HEAVENLY Manor Hotel! An unforgettable spa stay outside Gloucester.

“What a gert lush trip!” – a fabulous, snug week in Thornbury and Bristol, UK

I’ll answer your question first. Gert lush means something is really good in Bristolian – and now on to your second question… We had an amazing week away thank you 🙂 Lockdown restrictions have been all over the place here in the UK so it’s hard to know what you can/can’t do, who you can/can’t see etc. and we were getting a little nervous because … Continue reading “What a gert lush trip!” – a fabulous, snug week in Thornbury and Bristol, UK

Wivenhoe House Hotel and Lee Wick Farm: Getting away to our Alma Mater (and extra hot hot-tubs)

As lockdown has eased in the UK so many things have finally become feasible – as you saw from Andreea’s fantastic previous post we were itching to get away as soon as humanly possible. But one trip quickly snowballed into a few trips and a couple of weeks later we were due to go away again. We had actually been planning THIS trip since Christmas … Continue reading Wivenhoe House Hotel and Lee Wick Farm: Getting away to our Alma Mater (and extra hot hot-tubs)