British Travel Journal

British Travel Journal

Summer 2021

British Travel Journal is the UK’s finest independent travel magazine for holidays in Britain, delivering inspirational destinations and travel ideas for individuals, couples and families, seeking unique and enriching travel experiences. Content includes ideas for unforgettable holidays, weekend breaks and amazing days out whether taking a staycation or visiting from overseas on vacation. This subscription is perfect for you if you are looking for new adventures, experiences and British destinations to explore.

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editor’s letter

CAN YOU REMEMBER the last time you stepped foot on a sandy shore, wandered along a countryside path with the scents of summer bloom, or enjoyed fresh local produce cooked for you to perfection in a beautiful setting? It has felt like a long time to be deprived of the richness and fulfilment travel brings - exploring new places, spending a night at your favourite hotel, unwinding in a spa, or enjoying an afternoon tea in a beautiful garden. While we might have forgotten how good this all feels, our desire to travel has not been lost. This issue is all about health, wellness and meaningful travel – ‘slow travel’ (as it has recently been dubbed). So, if you’re looking for an unforgettable trip, to be enjoyed at your own pace, then…

1 min.
the best birthday gift for 2021?

With the end of lockdown rapidly approaching, staycations are finally back on the agenda with Britain’s beautiful hotels ready to reopen their doors. So, whether you’ve got a birthday coming up or you know someone who does, there’s no better way to celebrate than with the gift of Roomcard™. Roomcard™ is the digital gift card for the world’s 10,000 most inspirational hotels, covering the very best of Britain and beyond. Roomcard™ allows you to add your own customised wrapping and personal greeting – whether you prefer a video, photo gallery, spoken or written message. Schedule the delivery of Roomcard ™ at precisely your chosen time, and then, right on cue, it will be delivered straight to the recipient’s phone. roomcard.com ROOMCARD™ Stay, inspired.…

1 min.
the tawny

If you are looking for a unique, rural and eco-friendly retreat for your next staycation then consider The Tawny. This is, as they describe, 'a hotel like no other'. Accommodation is private and rural, comprising of wildwood huts, treehouses, romantic boathouses, luxury retreats - and our personal favourite, the Lookout - with freestanding bathtub and private deck with an outdoor spa bath and shower. Could this be the ultimate country escape we all need? Bathe outside under starlit skies, enjoy the perfect picnic, share a meal with gorgeous views of the transformed Consall Gardens with stunning natural beauty all around - and, should you need it, there's a fabulous restaurant, room service, and heated outdoor pool on the estate too. → thetawny.co.uk…

1 min.
the apartments by 11 cadogan gardens

Following the recent launch of The Mayfair Townhouse, Iconic Luxury Hotels (owners of Chewton Glen, Cliveden House and The Lygon Arms) have opened their doors to yet more luxurious accommodation in the capital. The Apartments by 11 Cadogan Gardens are in the heart of Chelsea life. Knightsbridge, Harrods and the Saatchi Gallery are all around the corner, and just a stone’s throw away is Chelsea’s bustling Sloane Square. Stay and enjoy 11 Cadogan Gardens own Hans’ Bar & Grill, nestled amongst the artisanal shops and food suppliers of picturesque Pavilion Road. Prices from £270 per night. → 11cadogangardens.com…

1 min.
north lodge, coworth park

Coworth Park - one of the three extraordinary British hotels owned by the iconic Dorchester collection (the other two being 45 Park Lane and The Dorchester) is an idyllic 70-bedroom Mansion House, yet nestled within its 240 acre grounds there are more hidden treasures to discover. The latest gem to be unveilled is North Lodge, a delightfully cosy gatehouse cottage, and the second in their collection of private signature suites, alongside The Dower House - a Grade II listed cottage built in 1775. North Lodge is set amongst idyllic private gardens, and has been beautifully restored with its own idyllic country garden, three en-suite bedrooms, a roll-top bath, gated entrance, state-of-the-art kitchen and private chef. To elevate the experience, spa therapists can even perform treatments in the comfort of your…

1 min.
fine dining at waddesdon

The grounds to Waddesdon's Windmill Hill have been opened to visitors for the first time, offering a new award-winning dining experience. Pictured right, these new dining domes, set between the cutting-edge art and architecture, offer fine dining experiences within a covid-safe bubble. You are also located high on the hill, overlooking the Vale of Aylesbury - the same spectacular view which first drew Ferdinand de Rothschild to Waddesdon in 1874. You can now dine in a location which has never been open to guests before, enjoying fresh seasonal menus paired with delicious cocktails and wines. Lunch, afternoon tea and dinner sittings are available from 20 May-13 June. → diningdomes.group/waddesdonwindmillhill…