Southeast And Southern Coast


Coworth Park Gains an Addition

Set on a 240-acre estate, Coworth Park is a country house retreat near London. Its latest addition is a three-bedroom cottage that is perfect for families.

Farm-to-Table Hotels: Where the Eats Are as Good as the Stay

Eating well is one of the best parts of any trip. To ensure that every meal is a knockout, those in the know stay at farm-to-table hotels.

Heckfield Place Opens in Hampshire

After a 10-year renovation, the long-awaited Heckfield Place opened its doors in September, becoming Britain's newest luxury country house hotel.

Cambridge's Oldest Hotel Restored

While not as pretty as Cambridge, Oxford had one thing Cambridge did not: a Harper-recommended hotel. That may soon change.

Escape the City: London Day Trip

London has it all: art, fashion, food and fine hotels. However, the English countryside offers innumerable possibilities for some relaxed sightseeing.

Royal Ascot and Guards Polo Club: Equestrian Pursuits of Berkshire

For centuries, The area around Windsor Great Park has been renowned for every kind of horse-related activity.

Luxury Treehouses at Chewton Glen, Hampshire

For more than 30 years, Chewton Glen has been among the English country house hotels most favored by Hideaway Report readers. A three-story, red-brick Georgian mansion surrounded by 130 acres of grounds, it is located 90 minutes southwest of London at the edge of the New Forest (which was "new" in 1079, when it was set aside by King William I as a 200-square-mile hunting reserve).

Country House Hotels Close to Heathrow

Immediately to the west of Heathrow Airport (LHR) is a leafy area centered on the 5,000 acres of Windsor Great Park.

In Search of the Greatest Generation at Madingley and Duxford

Madingley American Cemetery Having visited the Normandy beaches on several occasions and been profoundly moved by the experience, we decided to make another li

Andrew Harper's Notebook: Ashmolean Museum, Oxford

The beloved but dusty and sepulchral Ashmolean Museum--named for Elias Ashmole, who donated his cabinet of curiosities to Oxford University in 1677--has undergone a dramatic, $96.6 million transformation.

Lime Wood, Lyndhurst, England

The English country house hotel has been on a lengthy journey, all the way from fusty floral chintz (Sharrow Bay) to minimalist designer trendy Babington House.

The Classic Pubs of Oxford, England

Public houses play a very important role in the intellectual life of this romantic university town.