Travel Guide

Reason Hill a Working Farm

Wolsey Lodges on working farms

There’s nothing like staying on a working farm to let you reconnect with the natural world, and they’re at their best – and busiest – at harvest time. Sync yourself to the seasons with these stays on working farms. Start in the South. Reason Hill is a wonderful Kentish farm of vineyards and orchards just […]

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New Wolsey Lodges – by the sea

This year is set to bring us a summer in which many of us re-discover the delights of holidays at home – and there is nothing more British than a traditional B&B. Britain and Ireland, as islands, have more coastline per square mile than most other countries, and surprising stretches are completely unspoiled. Here we […]

The Garden at Manor House

Manor House’s Garden Guide

The garden at Manor House Farm is something to experience. Open every year as part of the National Garden Scheme, it has received the Conservation Award and numerous other accolades and it’s easy to see why. Covering four acres, the garden offers a series of different spaces which surround the wisteria-covered house on three sides. You might […]

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Scottish Saunters, Irish Adventures and Wanders in Wales

Start in Scotland. While English footpaths are enshrined by tradition, and vigorously defended by dog-walkers and ramblers, in Scotland there is something called the Scottish Outdoor Access Code. This allows anyone to walk anywhere they choose so long as it’s not a garden or a commercial property. This confers, if anything, even greater rights. Take Blervie […]

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Midland Meanders

The landscapes of the Midlands are widely celebrated – and rightly so. There are also some brilliant Wolsey Lodges in the region, brimming with character and offering the warmest of welcomes to all visiting walkers. Start, perhaps, with Horseshoe Cottage Farm, a delightful property set in rural Leicestershire within easy reach of East Midlands Airport. […]

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Southern Strolls

England’s mellow southern heartlands have plenty to offer walkers – and a number of Wolsey Lodges to make the experience perfect. Start, perhaps, with an unexpected choice: North Walls House in central Chichester. This is an elegant city-centre residence, a smoothly sophisticated base from which to experience several walks exploring various parts of the coast […]

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Southwest Adventures

South West Coast Path There’s no greater UK challenge than the 630-mile South West Coast Path, the longest National Trail in Britain. Best of all, the coast it skirts is one of the country’s most dramatic and beautiful, as well as being set in the country’s warmest quarter. Make 2020 your year to experience some, if […]

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Evening meals to celebrate

For many of our guests an evening meal is all part of the attraction of a Wolsey Lodge. They appreciate not having to go out looking for restaurants when often there’s even better food available at their lodge. Many of our hosts are qualified and professional chefs, just not rushing around in a busy restaurant […]

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Scoot North for a Scottish Summer

Endless summer days make Scotland best for summer Traditionally getting to Scotland involves a drive – and often quite a long one – albeit a pretty memorable road trip. But as flights and car hire drop in price air travel is increasingly an affordable and easy option. Inverness Airport is expanding fast. It’s modern, well-organised […]

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Leisure in Leicestershire

Planning on a visit to Leicestershire? Linda of Horseshoe Cottage Farm, shares her favourite attractions she recommends to her guests … Leicestershire has been in and out of the news these past 5 years, first, the discovery of Richard III (minus his feet) under a car park, followed by Leicester City FC being crowned Premier […]

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