By Paddy_Briggs

The secret side of the Costa Brava

The stretch of the Costa Brava that lies north of Palamos and south of Estartit is one of the great hidden gems of Europe, with pretty little bays, charming towns, and great hotels and restaurants

Indulge yourself in the Lake District

The area round Keswick and Derwent Water, one of the loveliest parts of the Lake District, is just as good for lovers of good food and comfortable hotels as it is for walkers and climbers