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Spire View at The Galleon Steakhouse

[AD – PR invite] Spire View is the accommodation at The Galleon Steakhouse in Chesterfield town centre. We were invited by the Chef Owner, Matt to stay overnight in exchange for this review. Spire View consists of just four rooms, all spacious with super king beds and private bathrooms. Despite being quite regular takeaway customers […]

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Spa Break at Ensana Buxton Crescent hotel REVIEW

[AD – PR invite and contains affiliate links] I was absolutely delighted to receive an invite to enjoy a spa break at Ensana Buxton Crescent hotel. It’s been rearranged a few times due to covid, but I finally got there yesterday, and it was bliss. For someone who is essentially very lazy, I am not […]

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How to get FREE Hotel Stays

AD – Contains affiliate links Please excuse the clickbait title, it’s not strictly true since you still have to pay taxes, (roughly about 10% of the price) but this is a still a great little hack for getting exceptionally cheap travel. The gist is you save up Tesco Clubcard vouchers and then exchange them for […]

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Rutland Arms Bakewell REVIEW

[AD – contains affiliate links] The Rutland Arms Bakewell is a 19th century coaching inn located in the centre of Bakewell. The hotel has thirty two bedrooms and has recently enjoyed a complete refurbishment. It’s beautifully stylish, successfully marrying contemporary comfort with an impressive history. We stayed last night to celebrate my husband’s birthday. Why […]

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The Dragon Willington REVIEW

The Dragon Willington is a charming 150 year old pub situated in the village of Willington. Striking just the right balance between traditional country pub and contemporary décor and delicious food, The Dragon is one of the most popular pubs in South Derbyshire. Right before the start of the pandemic, we enjoyed a lovely night […]

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‘Ultimate Stay’ at Colwick Hall Hotel? REVIEW

Back on our wedding anniversary in May my husband bought a gift voucher for an ‘ultimate stay’ at Colwick Hall Hotel near Nottingham city centre. We’ve stayed once previously and really enjoyed the restaurant. The ultimate stay voucher includes a night in Colwick Hall’s Lord Byron signature suite, a three course meal in Byron’s Brasserie […]

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The Best January Offers in Derbyshire

I’ve seen some amazing offers and discounts on social media over the last few days and thought it would be useful to gather them together in one place. I’ve tried to include as much information as possible but I would imagine all of these are subject to availability. Please do double check details before travelling. […]

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A Night at The Cow Dalbury Lees REVIEW

AD – This post contains affiliate links (this means I make a very small commission if you make a booking after clicking through) – although we stayed at The Cow as regular paying customers. The Cow at Dalbury Lees is a beautifully cosy, traditional country pub with a number of stylish, boutique rooms. We stayed […]

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Peak District Weekend Breaks

AD – This post contains affiliate links The Peak District is an excellent short break destination for all sorts of reasons. Whether you’re looking for a foodie break, a romantic weekend away, a trip with family or a weekend away with the girls or your dog, there are Peak District weekend breaks to suit all […]