Review: The Queen’s Hotel, Leeds, UK

 Introduction: Time of year: April 2016 Purpose of trip: Jane travelled to Leeds to see her youngest daughter who’s studying there. Why she chose this place: The 4 Star Queen’s Hotel is right next to Leeds railway station. I’d visited Leeds many times for work, but hadn’t been able to afford a room here before. … More Review: The Queen’s Hotel, Leeds, UK

Review:The Waterman’s Arms, nr Totnes, Devon, UK

Introduction: Time of year: April 2016 Purpose of trip: We travelled here to join a two-venue family party. Why we chose this place: The second part of the celebration was being held here; but if we’d been browsing for a weekend break, the pub’s idyllic, riverside location and 17th century beauty would have caught our … More Review:The Waterman’s Arms, nr Totnes, Devon, UK

Review: The King Sitric,Howth, Ireland

  Introduction Time of year: February 2016 Purpose of trip: We were in Dublin for the Ireland-Wales 6 Nations rugby match, but wanted to arrive in time to relax a little before landing in the city for the match build-up. OK, and Guinness. Why we chose this place:  We flew into Dublin from London Gatwick, … More Review: The King Sitric,Howth, Ireland

Review: The Oak Tree Inn, Balmaha, Loch Lomond, Scotland

Introduction Time of year: We arrived mid afternoon on March 31st, 2016. Purpose of trip: We wanted to combine relaxation with hill-walking and sampling some great, locally-produced food. Why we chose this place: We chose The Oak Tree Inn because neither of us had visited Loch Lomond before, but had heard it was a beautiful … More Review: The Oak Tree Inn, Balmaha, Loch Lomond, Scotland