Indulge in a British tradition with this Virgin Experience Days Traditional Afternoon Tea For Two. Choose from a selection of charming venues across the...... more
Indulge in a British tradition with this Virgin Experience Days Traditional Afternoon Tea For Two. Choose from a selection of charming venues across the UK, including elegant manor houses and contemporary city hotels. Whether it's a treat for yourself and a friend or a day out with your partner, it's a wonderful way to enjoy an iconic British pastime. Your experience will include an afternoon tea of scones with cream and jam, delicate finger sandwiches, delicious cakes and of course, plenty of tea. The menu of each experience varies depending on the hotel and you can choose from a wide array of locations. Locations include Biggleswade in Bedfordshire, Hungerford in Berkshire, Burnham in Buckinghamshire, Nantwich in Cheshire, Saltburn-by-the-Sea in Cleveland, Hayling Island in Hampshire, Holme Lacy in Herefordshire, Benbridge on the Isle of Wight, W1H, W1C, W1T, WC1B, SW7 & WC2H in London, Alnwick in Northumberland, Chipping Camden in Oxfordshire, Preston, Denbighshire in North Wales, Thoresby Park, Edinburgh, Elgin, Isle of Skye, Stirling or Troon, Chard, Horley in Surrey, Hickstead in West Sussex and Denby Dale or Harrogate. Available all year round, this indulgent treat makes a wonderful gift for a loved one or simply as a present for yourself and a friend so you can enjoy a sophisticated afternoon out. Useful info: Various locations across the UKAvailable all year roundExact menu varies depending on locationVirgin Experience Days Traditional Afternoon Tea
Advantages: Traditional, simple pleasure on clean sandy beaches Disadvantages: I think you'd run out of things to do quite quickly
...of the north east.
After two nights in Robin Hood?s Bay it was time to head north to our next hotel and we decided to drive along the coast road rather than head back inland. We checked the maps and decided to stop for some lunch in the small seaside town of Saltburn-By-The-Sea. The only thing I knew about Saltburn was that it has a fascinating old ?cliff lift? tramway which joins the upper...
Advantages: A great read Disadvantages: Cannot think of any
...'s partner, Art, is with her and they seem to have issues to sort out too. Quite the opposite to Harry, Art seems to be the same person that he was when Ella first met him - she'd rather hoped that he'd have settled down by now, but he still likes to live a single lifestyle. He is a band manager and is constantly on the road, and has no intention of giving that up.
Flick is in two minds about coming...
Advantages: Fabulous views, decor, function room, disabled facilities Disadvantages: "Casual" staff, inconsistent drinks prices, cheap loo paper!
...and its service.
Wonderful marina side location with terrific views of the boats in the harbour. It is easily accessible by car and has an adjacent car park where you can park for free if a resident (use level 6 if a hotel resident).
Surrounded by a variety of nightlife and restaurants, it is a great place to be in the evening. However it is about 2 miles from the town of Brighton itself...