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Roses are red, violets are blue…

Here are our Valentine’s Day recipes… …perfect for two! Although our hotels are of course not able to welcome you as usual, some of our celebrated chefs have been kind enough to look through their little black recipe books to …

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Are Cosmos Back?

With the news of another chapter of SATC coming to the silver-screen, I had to think, will Cosmos be coming back? Or did they never leave us? Love or loathe, Sex & The City is one of those cinematic events that one cannot escape, and the …

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Back at (our) Harry’s Bar…

Let’s face it – only the seriously committed stoics are bothering with Dry Jan this year. With the corona-coaster still pivoting from corkscrews to loop the loops, self-care is our top priority and it doesn’t always have to be …

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Festive Hairstyles 2020

It’s here! The most wonderful time of the year…… mistletoe, mince pies and magic. Strolling through  the streets again (keeping our distance of course) we can begin to enjoy romance, family and fun. The scent of cinnamon and mulled …

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Marvellous Mince Pies

We all love a good mince pie right? The alluring aromas of mincemeat drifting through the house, the ritual of making beautiful, flaky short pastry…well, perhaps none of the above, if you usually get your seasonal treats from the …

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Breaking bread (or traybake!) in the park

With lockdown part deux officially upon us, we’ve turned to our teams for some more ideas for how to still idle hands, and also how to make the most from the freedoms we can still enjoy. Our long-standing Head Chef at Rowhill Grange Oliver …

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Autumn Hair Trends

 Autumn Styles by Siltana, our hairdresser at Alexander House Crisp leaves, bonfires, and an extravaganza of colours; the vibrancy of Autumn has come to our doorsteps. As the leaves turn crunchy and the trees put on the most gracious display of …

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