Relais & Châteaux is a global fellowship of individually owned and operated luxury hotels and restaurants. By only selecting outstanding properties with either a truly unique character, luxurious facilities, historic landmarks with idyllic settings and offering exquisite cuisine, Relais & Châteaux guarantee you a standard that reflects their motto: Caractère, Courtoisie, Calme, Charme et Cuisine.
The anticipation is over for Aberdeen food lovers with the opening of The Chester Hotel. Aberdeen's newest high-end establishment, The Chester Hotel, which has undergone a stunning and ambitious refurbishment and extension now incorporates the IX Restaurant and IX Bar. IX Restaurant, under the attentive eye of Savoy-trained executive chef, Kevin Dalgleish, seats 90 diners, serving the finest food Scotland offers, while the IX Bar seats 60 guests, dishing up classic yet contemporary bar food prepared with the same skill and of the same high quality as the restaurant.
While horses are the centre-piece to many Liberty Trails holidays, for those who want to holiday out of the saddle Liberty Trails offer a bespoke Dartmoor experience that also includes vintage car tours, deer stalking, guided walking, archery and champagne balloon rides. Liberty Trails specialises in providing unforgettable experiences, where stunning surroundings as equal to Africa and America for riding can be enjoyed without having to think about itineraries, deadlines or travel.
Ramblers Worldwide Holidays, the experts in guided walking adventures, has added several new destinations to its successful leisurely walking and sightseeing programme 'Adagio' - with the focus firmly on more ambling than rambling. Setting the pace to a much slower level allows amblers to soak up the scenery and take stock of the local areas and beautiful places that they are walking through.
Settle into The Year of the Horse and celebrate by spending your holiday in the saddle or even take your own horse with you when you plan this year's break. VisitEngland is grabbing 2014 by the reins and getting ready to ride into The Year of The Horse. From 'Bring Your Horse' breaks to the finest riding schools, check out some of the top equine holidays on offer across England.
Wimdu, one of the world's leading platforms for private accommodation worldwide, offers some pretty interesting places to stay when it comes to breaking away from the norm. If you want to stay somewhere more original and quirky, Wimdu have a great selection on offer - from a very unique stay in a renovated Survival Capsule to a night at the Giraffe Manor, the only place in the world where you can eat breakfast with giraffe.