London weekend itinerary – Christmas family visit

London is one of, if not my favourite city in the world. I often get asked by friends and family for a recommended London weekend itinerary. Where to stay, where to eat, what to see…

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Day trip around beautiful North Wales

Following our recent stay in Pale Hall (for review click here) we decided to pay a visit to some of our favourite parts of North Wales, before heading home. Bala to Llyn Celyn We woke…

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Review: Palé Hall Hotel, Llandderfel, North Wales

We have been fortunate to have stayed at Palé Hall Hotel twice in the past month. I recently did a review of the restaurant (click here), and promised a hotel review to follow. Location Palé Hall…

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Review – the Restaurant at Palé Hall Hotel, Llandderfel

Jane and I have eaten in some amazing restaurants this year. Our recent dinner at Palé Hall has to be up there with the very best.   Where is Palé Hall Palé Hall is situated in Llandderfel…

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Review: The Machine House Restaurant, Rossett

As Kate was home from Dubai we decided as a treat to have dinner at our local village restaurant, the Machine House. This was our second visit to the Machine House in its current guise…

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