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For much of last century Woodlyn Park was a farm but today it is an educational centre and family fun park with some unique accommodation. Before we get onto that, it is worth mentioning Billy Black’s Kiwi Culture Show where you get a sheep-shearing, cow-riding, wood-chopping experience of Kiwi life. ...
In 1908 if you were a tired seadog taking a well-earned shore-leave, you would stay in the Seaman’s Relief Centre. Immature snickers aside, the building was built by famous architect, William A Boring and is a fine example of turn of the century neoclassicism. It once housed the traumatised survivors ...
Built from 3000 tonnes of snow in different locations around Switzerland, Germany and Andorra the igloo hotels feature top-notch ice artistry and a variety of rooms all made from glistening ice and snow. There are family and romantic options. The romantic rooms come with ice-carved tables, champagne and mood lighting. ...
The paradise island is located off the Tanzanian coast within a marine wildlife conservation site. The hotel is eco friendly and takes advantage of every local resource. The two-floor treehouses are built from timber and thatch and have views of the sea. The food is caught that day and is ...
Lounge on your luxury leather chair underneath a delicate chandelier which hangs from the roof of a room which has been tunneled out of pure rock, 155 meters below the surface. As if you were Gollum from Lord of the Rings. Except massively rich and less ring-obsessed. So yes, the ...
The Farm is a creative project by husband and wife, Surya and Ritu Singh. It resides on a 16 acre plot close to the cosmopolitan centre of the region, Jaipur. The whole hotel is made from recycled materials and seeks to be original in design and concept. Each room is ...
The Old Dungeon Ghyll is in England’s Lake District, a beautiful area that inspired some of the greatest poetry ever written. Indeed the air still resounds with Coleridge’s blessing: ‘Therefore all seasons shall be sweet to thee, Whether the summer clothe the general earth With greenness, or the redbreast sit ...
'12oct30Blow Up Hall
Blow Up Hall 50/50 is a complex which includes a restaurant, art gallery and hotel. It commissioned its hallmark installation to be designed by crucial artist, Rafael Lozano-Hemmer who is one of the top digital artists in the world. He is a BAFTA prize-winner and his work has appeared in ...
Set on the mighty Mekong River in the hills of Thailand, you can see Myanmar and Laos from your balcony laying on your day bed. The incredible Golden Triangle location is steeped in history and natural beauty. There are landscaped gardens and your room features oversized terrazzo bathtubs, Thai textiles, ...
For hundreds of years, The Medicis were one of the most powerful families in Europe. If anyone knew the most beautiful spot in Italy it was them. Their summer houses were legendary. Now you can stay in one of their great buildings located in the Val d'Orcia which is a ...