Whatley Manor

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Living in the Kent countryside, I often choose to spend my trips away surrounded by the hustle and bustle of a large city, be it London, Paris or Bangkok. When I do travel to somewhere more remote, I want it to be as different as possible from the UK, otherwise I end up feeling that... Read more »

Lime Wood

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Approaching through the countryside, you are struck by nature in all its beauty with the ancient trees, open spaces, unenclosed pastures, heathland and roaming animals, all of which add to the magic and wonder of the New Forest.  Not far from Lyndhurst (which in old English meaning 'wooded hill growing with lime-trees') you find the discreet... Read more »

Four Seasons Hampshire

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Last night I dreamt I went to Dogmersfield Park again. It seemed to me that I swept up the drive and was welcomed by smiling, polite people who all knew me by name. I dreamt of country pursuits, surrounded by rolling hills, in the spring sunshine. I dreamt of relaxation and roaring fires. When I... Read more »