Nothing beats waking to the sound of gently lapping waves, or lazily watching the sun dip its head into glittering waters from your very own room. Here are the best hotels with sea views to do just that.
Famous architects, jaw-dropping history and lashings of glamour: these European castle stays trump your run-of-the-mill hotels anyday.
Pounding the streets can take its toll – take some time out in these beautiful gardens in Europe. Pastel-hued plants, shaded woodlands, shimmering ponds… these are the places poetry is made of.
Three days to spare? Cosy country inns, rugged trails and seaside scenery galore: here’s how to plan the perfect Wales weekend trip.
From quaint French corners to medieval Ireland, head to these achingly pretty villages in Europe to soak up fairytale beauty and fresh spring air.