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A unique eco lodge nestled in 20 acres of private jungle located adjacent to Gal Oya National Park. The design concept has been created in harmony with its surroundings and natural features, with an integrated effort to minimise impact on the natural environment, support the local community and to pro-actively engage in wildlife research and protection. Eco & Sustainability Credentials: Water is sourced from a deep bore well on the lodge's land, zero plastic policy, wherever possible ingredients are sourced locally and organically, building supplies were all local materials, guests are invited to sponsor and take part in re-planting of native species on land previously cleared for farming, and there is much more being done to help local employment and the community. Rates: Three nights at Gal Oya Lodge starts from £1,040 (double room, full-board basis including experiences). A 14-night bespoke itinerary starts from £6,995pp (price based on two adults sharing and includes accommodation on mix of half- and full-board basis, experiences and personal chauffeur. Excludes flights).... read more
Cosy cabins, lush lodges and quirky shepherds huts are our top picks this issue covering Suffolk, Dorset and Norfolk – true escapism, enjoy!The Scrumpy Shepherd is totally magical for a romantic breakfor two. Handcrafted, the owners wanted The Scrumpy Shepherdto feel like a luxury private hotel so have gone the extra mile toinclude some extra treats to delight you. Everything you need foryour relaxing break is provided; inside there's a small bespokeoak kitchen with Emma Bridgewater crockery and seating areawith wood burning stove, a luxury double bed with storage, afabulous en suite bathroom with copper shower-head, WC, fluffytowels, hairdryer and complimentary luxury toiletries.... read more
Full of chocolate-box cottages and pretty hamlets, the Cotswolds is an idyllic minimoon destination for couples – and families – looking for picture-perfect properties complete with open fires and woodburners making them so lovely and cosy for winter months. Harrowby End is a beautiful Grade II listed stone property which is utterly charming with its thatched roof and many historic features, set within the picturesque Cotswolds village of Ebrington. As soon as you arrive at the cottage, you will be greeted by a cosy, welcoming atmosphere with many luxurious and thoughtful finishings throughout. On the ground floor is a bright and spacious living area comprising of a spacious sitting room and dining area with wood burning stove and exposed beams throughout. The fully equipped kitchen looks out onto the delightful cottage garden.... read more
As the country prepared for Lockdown Part II, my husband and I managed to sneak in a last-minute escape to the city to enjoy a much-needed retreat at The Marylebone. Nestled in the hotel's super-trendy namesake neighbourhood, between the Georgian Welbeck Street and the part-pedestrianised Marylebone Lane, you're just a short walk from London's most famous Monopoly locations, from Bond Street to Mayfair. Stepping out for a stroll from the hotel, you'd be forgiven for thinking you're in a bustling Cotswolds village – that is until you happen upon Oxford Street. But this is what makes it such a wonderful destination for a minimoon or post-wedding break: it's close to the action, but it provides a tranquil retreat from it too.... read more
From the Jurassic Coast boasting Durdle Door and Lulworth Cove, to the tourist towns of Bournemouth and Poole couples are spoilt for choice of holiday hotspots when venturing to the southwest... This feature explores a host of properties in Dorset, from budget-friendly beauties for newlyweds to all out luxury for those wanting to indulge post-vows, here out County Wedding Magazines HQ we love them all so much it's hard to pick a favourite - so we will just have to visit them all!... read more
Sarah Reeve discovers a romantic hotspot on the outskirts of this bustling city in the South of France...I'd heard of Montpellier, I knew it was in France, but little more than that. Just the name alone sounded romantic though, but then so do most things in French, after all it is the language of love. A quick online search later and I was already excited to discover what the city had to offer. A weekend break from the grey, chilly British weather in early March was exactly what the doctor ordered.... read more
Olivia Gibson visits Andaz London Liverpool Street to discover why it's the perfect romantic getaway... Weddings are such a beautiful event where two people come together surrounded by friends and family to celebrate their love for each other. What better way for a couple to continue that celebratory feeling than some quality time together post-nuptials? Located in East London, Andaz London Liverpool Street is a contemporary five-star hotel that's full of rich history yet with vibrant spaces and décor that highlights the creativity of the local area. Dating back to 1884, the venue was originally known as the Great Eastern Hotel until it was reinvented to Andaz London back in 2007 to become the popular space it is today.... read more
The 2020 COVID pandemic not only meant postponed weddings for many, but it also had a huge impact on the travel industry meaning already married couples missed out on their dream honeymoons. With travel restrictions and regulations looking uncertain for the near future at least, why not holiday right here in the UK? Also an eco-friendly option cutting down on those air miles! From the coastal delights of Cornwall to country havens in the Cotswolds you really are spoilt for choice of idyllic locations; whether you want to just relax by the sea or want something a little more adventurous and action-packed Great Britain has something for you! This issue we shine the spotlight on Suffolk, a historic East Anglian county benefiting from a coastline combined with countryside vistas, and known as 'Constable Country'...... read more
If you're looking to book an epic honeymoon for 2021/22, then look no further than an Australian road trip for some serious wow factor. This itinerary will tempt you with white sandy beaches, incredible food and wine, wide open spaces, the majestic outback and friendly locals. It's the perfect alternative if lounging in the sun for two weeks isn't your bag. This ocean-to-outback route can be scaled up or down to suit your budget, and extending the trip with a few days in Sydney makes the perfect ending. So if you want a post-wedding adventure that leaves you with incredible memories to last a lifetime, this one's for you...... read more
Hannah Faulder experiences The Idle Rocks in St Mawes, a romantic UK bolthole complete with fresh sea air, incredible dining and picturesque surroundings... Nestled in the heart of the pretty seaside village of St Mawes on the Roseland Peninsula in South Cornwall, The Idle Rocks cuts a striking focal point on the harbour-front. Perched above the water, the tide seems to lap against the hotel making it very much at one with its environment. A long sun terrace hugs the front of the building, offering a gorgeous spot to while away an afternoon. With no-fly honeymoons increasingly popular, this Relais & Chateaux property set in an idyllic fishing port offers the perfect alternative to an overseas trip. When the sun's shining, there's nowhere quite as beautiful as the Cornish coast. For an unforgettable arrival, you can catch the sleeper train from London Paddington, evoking some real old-time romance.... read more