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Lonsdale House Bowness – A Quirky, Fun & Great Stay

Are you looking for somewhere to stay in Bowness on Windemere? If so check out this review of Lonsdale House Bowness, a great hotel located just at the top of the main street in Bowness, within easy reach of all the attractions. Londsdale House Bowness – A Great Stay A very memorable stay with lots of laughs and a gorgeous four poster attic room Due to attending a training course in Bowness on Windemere I needed to stay at a hotel for 3 nights, ideally close to where the training course was taking place. I chose Lonsdale House Bowness because… Read More »Lonsdale House Bowness – A Quirky, Fun & Great Stay

Village Hotel, Solihull – Video Guide To Room

I chose to stay at the Village Hotel Solihull for 3 nights because I was on a leisure trip and I wanted to stay somewhere where I could easily get to and from Birmingham Airport. My flights to the Scottish Highlands were to and from Birmingham Airport with Flybe (these flights are now operated by Loganair). Getting to the Village Hotel Solihull I had originally planned to take the train from Birmingham Airport but on arrival decided I was just take a taxi from the airport rank to the hotel as the weather was a bit damp and cold. The… Read More »Village Hotel, Solihull – Video Guide To Room

Ibis Birmingham New Street – What It’s Like & Nearby

Are you looking for a hotel within easy access of Birmingham New Street station? Are you looking for a city centre hotel with parking nearby? Want to be close to the Birmingham Hippodrome, the Chinese Quarter, the Bullring market? Well the Ibis Birmingham New Street is in a great location for you. Check out my review of a one night stay in March 2019. Getting to the Ibis Birmingham New Street Station It’s around a 10 minute walk from Birmingham New Street Station to the Ibis Birmingham New Street hotel. The map shows the route I took which seemed fairly… Read More »Ibis Birmingham New Street – What It’s Like & Nearby

Ibis Birmingham Airport – Budget Hotel Review

Ibis Birmingham Airport I stayed at the Ibis Budget Birmingham for one night, a Sunday, in February 2020. This was the 3rd hotel I stayed in during my trip and I stayed at the airport so I didn’t have to worry about travelling to the airport for my flight the next day. Birmingham Airport has flight connections to the Scottish Highlands, which were operated by Flybe when I flew but are now operated by Loganair. Flying is one of the many ways of getting to the Highlands and the flight takes about 1 hour. Getting to the Ibis Birmingham Airport… Read More »Ibis Birmingham Airport – Budget Hotel Review

Sofitel London Gatwick – Overnight & Day Use Review

Sofitel London Gatwick I have stayed at the Sofitel London Gatwick number of times. It is one of my favourite Gatwick hotels. I have stayed overnight and also used it for day use inbetween flights. The hotel has 4.5 out of 5 from over 41,000 reviews, so it sounds like plenty of other guests like it too. Since I stayed the hotel has been refurbished and it looks even lovelier with modern furnishings and a modern bright feel. Check in is from 2pm and check out is by midday. There are 2 bars and 3 restaurants on site. La Brasserie… Read More »Sofitel London Gatwick – Overnight & Day Use Review

10 Reasons Why I Love Gatwick Airport

Gatwick Airport – A Familiar Favourite The Professional Traveller • Jul 03, 2020 Introduction I have travelled through Gatwick Airport a great deal of times and despite the huge amount of building work that has been going on I still enjoy travelling through it because it feels so familiar. Before I get to Gatwick Airport hotels let me share why I enjoy travelling through Gatwick airport. Top 10 Reasons Why I Love Gatwick Airport 1. Onsite Hotels Nothing makes catching a flight which requires an overnight stay easier than staying at the airport itself. I always prefer to stay as… Read More »10 Reasons Why I Love Gatwick Airport

Grasmere Lake District – A Little Gem With Lots to Enjoy

The Professional Traveller • Jul 27, 2020 Grasmere Lake District – What To See and Do I have been lucky enough to visit Grasmere several times with groups over 2019 and I have to say it’s one of my favourite stops along our tour. That may because I am a country girl at heart and I prefer villages. Whatever the reason spending a couple of days in the country is always a treat. Grasmere Lake District, The Village A lovely little village with plenty of history and some nice shops and cafes too. Ideal for nature lovers and particularly those… Read More »Grasmere Lake District – A Little Gem With Lots to Enjoy