This Month We Love Early Summer Escapes!
The Thurlestone Hotel has been owned and run by the Grose family since 1896. Thurlestone has grown year on year and is now a 65 bedroom, four star luxury hotel with extensive facilities set in 19 acres of landscaped gardens. As well as relaxing in the Voyage Spa, with its hydrotherapy pool, laconium and steam room, guests can book some serious pampering in the Decleor beauty rooms. The hotel is superbly family friendly: there are two children’s playrooms which feature an array of activities suitable for both teens and toddlers, The hotel offers a range of dining experiences. For those with a taste for the finer things in life, look no further than the Trevilder 2 AA Rosette Restaurant where the menu boasts locally-sourced food and offers a range of favourite regular dishes complemented by a daily changing selection of seasonal “market dishes” https://www.thurlestone.co.uk/
Hot Brands Cool Places – Spring Home – April 2019
Welcome to our Spring Living magazine, full of ideas for your home and your family.
In this issue we feature Love Your Home, full of inspiring ways of cleaning, tidying and uplifting your home and garden. If you are planning to revitalise your home we have plenty of ideas for updating your home from the wonderful companies in our Directory. Home for the Holidays – we share ways of enjoying the school holidays with all the family and finally we have our usual Beauty round-up.
Until the next time…
Welcome to our first magazine of 2019, if you are looking for half-term, Easter, summer or just a weekend break we have some delightful suggestions throughout this magazine.
We are delighted to feature an interview with Sue Ravenscroft, Commercial Director, Coastal Cottages of Pembrokeshire talking about her love of Pembrokeshire.
As we are creating this magazine we are experiencing some beautiful weather, which was the inspiration behind our feature – Escape for a Spring Break.
In this age of the smart phone we explore creative ways of displaying your travel memories.
Finally, we are great believers in the importance of finding moments of calm in our busy lives and we have a delightful collection of books to help you create havens of peace and stillness away from our noisy digital world!
Until the next time……
Welcome to our Festive Home issue, packed full of ideas for friends, family and the home. We are delighted to feature an interview with Sarah Callander Beckett, Owner of Combermere Abbey about the exciting restoration project.
In the lead up to the Festive celebrations, we’ve included some very helpful advice from our top UK chefs on how to prepare in the kitchen. There is something quite special about curling up with a good book, and we have an absolutely delicious collection of Top 10 Festive Reads, plus a gift guide and Winter Beauty Round-up, full of gorgeous gifts.
If you are planning to revitalise your home in the New Year we have plenty of ideas for updating your home from the wonderful companies in our Directory.
Alternatively if you are planning a last-minute getaway, or are looking ahead to next year’s holidays we have plenty of suggestions in our Festive Escapes.
As this is our last magazine for 2018 we would like to say a huge thank you to everyone who has contributed to our magazines throughout the year, to the fabulous companies in our Directory, the authors and the PR/publicity teams who always respond to our requests so promptly, and to YOU, our wonderful readers who always give us such positive feedback. We wish you all a very happy festive holiday and a peaceful and happy 2019.
Kaye, Louise and the whole Hot Brands Cool Places team xxx
Welcome to our Autumn Escapes issue.
Although we had a wonderfully long summer, there is still plenty of time to escape for an Autumn/Winter break. It is also never too early to start planning your 2019 holiday. This issue is packed full of delightful places to stay both at home or further afield.
If you are planning a wedding, or a special event we also have an interview with Emma Deeley, Co-Owner of The Tythe Barn, Launton, Oxfordshire.
As we move into the autumn, our thoughts turn to more creative activities, and we encourage a more relaxed approach to crafting with our Take it Easy feature including some of our favourite creative books.
We also have a round up of other books on our bookshelf this month as well as our regular Beauty Round-up.
Welcome to our Wedding Magazine, our annual gathering of everything gorgeous to celebrate your Wedding! As well as some of the most beautiful ways to celebrate your wedding we also have:
An interview with Megan Ziems, Founder of Grace Loves Lace.
Miss Modern Calligraphy shares how to plan for on the day stationery.
We have features on Your Wedding Day – Creating a memory – an A-Z of how to create those special moments that you will remember forever.
If you are a new couple just setting out we have ideas about how you can Create Your Happy Place.
We also have a wonderful selection of wedding venues and honeymoon choices
And finally we share some ideas how to pamper yourself before the big day.
We wish you every happiness on your special day