Take 5: Spa breaks for foodies

Spa breaks for foodies, Saunton Sands Hotel

Discover five dreamy destinations where you can soak away any stresses and eat extremely well. Which luxe hotel and spa will you pick for your gastronomic escape?

Take 5: City restaurants

City restaurants, Barbican Kitchen in Plymouth

Can’t get a table at any of the seaside dining spots? Escape the coastal crowds and enjoy cosmopolitan thrills at one of these city restaurants instead

Take 5: Paradise gardens

Gidleigh Park, paradise gardens

Fancy a luxe lunch and a stroll around luscious paradise gardens? Here’s our hit list for some glorious days out this summer

Take 5: Escapist films for wine lovers

escapist films for wine lovers

Glorious sun-drenched countryside isn’t only good for winemaking, it also creates a wonderful setting for movies. Take a virtual trip to vineyards and wine cellars across the globe with our five of the best escapist films for wine lovers

Pride Sour cocktail

Pride cocktail by The Club House

Toast Pride month with this Pride Sour cocktail, created by Laura Tattershall of The Club House, in celebration of the LGBTQ+ community

South West coffee shops for foodies

Foodie coffee shops, Bear Cornwall

Planning a gourmet getaway or tour of the South West this summer? The latest Independent Coffee Guide reveals the best coffee shops for discerning sippers