Jo Cooke

Messing about in Monmouthshire

From picturesque waterways to rolling hills and romantic ruins, Monmouthshire offers a wealth of wonderful views Read the guide

The idiosyncratic Isle of Man

The Isle Of Man may lie just off the coast of Britain, but it has its own very different way of doing things, providing a foreign escape on your doorstep Read the guide

Surprising Scotland

Think romantic weekend, and Dumfries and Galloway probably isn't the first place that springs to mind. But from Gretna Green to great ice cream, there are definite possibilities in tham thar hills... Read the guide

Formentera's better

Fly to Ibiza - then keep on going... Read the guide

Coast, culture and candy floss in South Wales

Base yourself at a swanky boutique hotel in Swansea and you're in prime position to explore the glorious beaches of the Gower Peninsula in South Wales Read the guide