Choose Courtyard In Oxford City Centre

Courtyard by Marriott Sales Manager, Christina Irons, talks to B4’s Richard Rosser about this magnificent hotel located in the heart of Oxford City Centre.

Neds Noodle Bar scoops Best Takeaway of the Year Award

Neds Noodle Bar, Westgate, scoops Best Takeaway of the Year Award

Neds Noodle Bar, Westgate Centre, Oxford has been recognised for their amazing noodle dishes and contribution to the UK hospitality industry at a glittering national awards ceremony in Mayfair, London as they scooped the highly contested Best Takeaway in the UK Award at The Golden Chopstick Awards 2021.

Experience Oxfordshire MP roundtable reflects on the impact of Covid and the challenges faced for tourism recovery across the region

Last Friday, Hayley Beer-Gamage, CEO of Experience Oxfordshire hosted an MP roundtable with Robert Courts, Conservative MP for Witney and West Oxfordshire and Anneliese Dodds, Labour MP for East Oxfordshire, plus a variety of businesses from across the region including representatives from Bicester Village, Blenheim Palace, and the Oxford Bus Company to discuss the Governments Tourism Recovery Plan, the DMO Review and the impact of Covid on the visitor economy.

Tewkesbury Park Introduces New Hybrid Conferencing Package

According to Bloomberg who surveyed 2,000 UK companies, most are going to allow employees more flexibility on where and when they do their jobs. The trend is emerging where the hybrid work model will see employees spilt their work between home and the office. Recognising that the business community has to adapt and embrace a totally different way to conduct meetings, Tewkesbury Park has created a brand-new hybrid conferencing package.

October Happenings

What’s on at Thyme? Seasonal masterclasses, talks, events and exhibitions͏‌

La Manga Golf Experience with Soccer Saturday Legends

Nestled in the grounds of the Calblanque Natural Park, the 5 star hotel Príncipe Felipe is perhaps the jewel of the 1,400 acre La Manga estate, offering a first class experience from arrival to departure.

The Good Hotel Guide reveals its 10 César award winners for 2022

As Brits fall in love with travelling in their own country again, The Good Hotel Guide 2022: Great Britain & Ireland (goodhotelguide.com), published on 4th October 2021, provides plenty of inspiration on where to stay for a short break this autumn.

Book a mid-week break from £486 – escape with friends and family

Don’t we all need some time to relax? Book a November stay at our beautiful estates Silverlake (Dorset) or Lower Mill (The Cotswolds) and enjoy walks through falling leaves, followed by cosy log fires, or make the most of the great outdoors by hiring a mountain bike or kayaking on the lakes.

Autumn greetings to you all

In my opinion, late September and October, has to be the best time of year. Leaves are on the turn and we can still enjoy a hint of late summer, sunny temperatures. What do we look forward to? Cepes, Porcini, Penny Buns are wonderful, quickly tossed in a very hot buttered pan and served with a sprinkling of chopped parsley, unfortunately grouse didn’t happen because of a strange lack of pluckers and truckers…

Five rural businesses we admire

Land Business Insights: The Estate of the Future is the second in a series of in-depth research reports exploring the most important issues currently facing farms and estates.

The Food and Drink Federation Announces Winners of Awards 2021

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) Awards 2021, which took place last night at The Royal Lancaster in London, brought together over 500 guests to celebrate the efforts of the UK food and drink industry over the last year.

Fantastic new bedrooms & glorious terrace at Mercure Oxford Eastgate Hotel

Having last stayed at The Eastgate back in December last year in the midst of lockdown, it was great to get back and experience the new rooms and splendid new terrace which had magically appeared since our last visit.