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Situated in the beautiful Cotswold town of Chipping Campden, the luxurious Cotswold House Hotel and Spa is the perfect tranquil retreat for a break full of relaxation and indulgence.

Does French finesse have a place in the most ‘Brazilian’ of destinations? Ruth-Ellen Davis thinks so as she is given literary carte blanche during a stay at the Sofitel Rio de Janeiro.

With Valentine’s Day just a month away, there’s never been a better time for a romantic, relaxing break in the country, as lucky Hazel Davis finds out.

World Travel Guide’s Sony Salzman finds the ultimate luxury retreat at Venice’s opulent Hotel Dei Dogi, surrounded by gleaming glass chandeliers, delightful décor and friendly faces.

It’s very hard to write this without descending into complete obsequiousness. Suffice to say, I have just spent the perfect Lake District weekend. And perfect is an understatement.

Before heading to the Royal China on Baker Street, here's some advice: don’t confuse it for the nearby Royal China Club and do bring your most savvy Chinese friend to help you wade through the diverse menu.

Just over an hour from central London, Danesfield House is an imposing castle-like mansion set in stunning grounds; exactly how you’d picture the ideal luxury country retreat.

Cambridge’s ankle-turning cobblestones and ancient pubs can make the modern traveller yearn for 21st-century comforts. The newly opened Varsity Hotel does just that.

Make like royalty with a stay in this wonderfully quirky and invitingly homely guest house situated in the grounds of majestic Lulworth Castle.

The New Ellington is a classy, boutique, jazz-themed hotel in Leeds that’s recently reopened after a refurb but will it strike a chord with Tina Banerjee?

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