By Lisa.Pollen

Classic Cotswolds country escapes

The rolling Cotswold hills boast some of the loveliest countryside in England and outstanding hotels with sleek spas and roaring log fires. Here’s a shortlist of favourites

Eco chic in the Czech Republic

In the Czech countryside, just an hour from Prague, lies a fairytale chateau with romantic surroundings, luxurious decor and impressive eco credentials

Paradise found in the Maldives

Dreamy drops of heaven scattered in the Indian Ocean, the breathtaking islands of the Maldives are the ultimate fly and flop destination

Three of the best UK retreats

Whether you've got a special celebration coming up or just fancy a naughty weekend away, these gorgeous hideaways boast all the ingredients for a magical break in the British countryside