The Fox Inn, Great Barrington, Oxfordshire

The Fox Inn is set on the banks of the River Windrush in a designated area of outstanding natural beauty and most people’s idea of a quintessential English pub. My visit was on a Sunday evening following an afternoon at a place of contrasting culture Bicester Village. So after leaving … more

The Mash Inn, Radnage, Buckinghamshire

When I was invited to the Mash Inn – I naturally thought its name referred to potatoes…and looked forward to seeing the potato menu. But I was later to find out that there is a Mr Mash, who has transformed a run-down coaching inn built in 1745 into a boutique … more

Birmingham Museums Mummy Mania

‘Mummy-mania’ set to bring visitors to Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery’s Egyptian Gallery An alignment of Sunday night TV drama, Hallowe’en and an age-old enthusiasm for all things slightly macabre has curators in Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery’s Egyptian gallery braced for a veritable Ra-ce of visitors during October half-term! … more

The Horse Trust, Home of Rest for Horses

The Horse Trust, Home of Rest for Horses is set in 200 acres of beautiful Chiltern countryside between High Wycombe and Aylesbury, just outside Princes Risborough. Our Home of Rest for Horses is at the heart of our charity. It is here that we care for 100 retired and rescued … more

Paris House – Bedfordshire’s only Michelin-starred restaurant – review

Bedfordshire’s only Michelin star restaurant is tucked away in a corner of England’s finest countryside, within beautiful piece of parkland on the Woburn Abbey estate. It’s barely sign-posted on the A4012 so I miss the entrance and end up a few miles down the road in quaint Woburn village. I … more

Tiggy Winkles Wildlife Hospital

Every year in Britain over five million wild animals and birds are injured as a direct result of their encounters with man and man’s world. Tiggywinkles, The Wildlife Hospital Trust, is a specialist hospital dedicated to rescuing and rehabilitating all species of British wildlife. At Tiggywinkles Visitor Centre you get … more

What’s new at the IKON Gallery Birmingham

  Black Country Voyages  Summer 2015 Converted narrow boat tours the Black Country canals Project links young people with Black Country arts, heritage and cultural organisations Lead artist Jacques Nimki presents The Black Apotheca Summer events include BCNS summer boat gathering, International Festival of Glass, Stourbridge, and community festivals Floating your … more