As spring arrives, it brings a sense of renewal and focus for an exciting year ahead.
This season is a wonderful time for family, friends and festive celebrations and we are thrilled to introduce the winter edition of Dream Escape magazine, which is brimming with inspiring features, interviews and travel tips for you all to enjoy.
INTERVIEW WITH JAMIE DORNAN : NORTHERN STAR
Belfast boy turned international actor Jamie Dornan exclusively chats to Dream Escape about why the Northern Ireland capital will always be home, and offers up hot tips for first-time visitors to the city.
THE ROYAL GARDENER
We take a fascinating tour of Hampton Court Palace Gardens with its head gardener Graham Dillamore, who has been responsible for royal gardens for over 40 years.
MEET THE MAKER: HOWIE NICHOLSBY
Intrigued by Scottish kilts? Take a look behind the scenes with the man who revolutionised the traditionally tartan concept with his novel creations made from denim, tweed or leather: Howie Nicholsby, fourth-generation kilt maker
You can’t take a trip to Dorset or Devon without a jaunt to the mighty Jurassic Coast. Apart from its geological wonders, this region is home to excellent restaurants, luxurious accommodation and breathtaking beaches.
WELLNESS ROUND UP
How are you feeling? We know just the place (or several) to help you unwind, whether it be some rejuvenation in an Irish castle near woodlands, gazing at Scottish starry skies or pampering at a Hampshire spa.
WONDERFUL CASTLES TO EXPLORE IN WALES
We can certainly find you a fine fortress or two in Wales. Some Welsh castles come with poetic associations, others with medieval deer parks or dramatic ‘floating’ bridges, all have extraordinary histories.
A SOMERSET WELCOME
Delve deeper into The Newt, Somerset’s no-expense-spared 800-acre horticultural playground, where you can relax in the luxurious hotel, learn how to make cyder, or just explore the magnificent gardens on an exclusive tour.
TOP TEN IRISH GARDENS
We don’t like to play favourites when it comes to gorgeous Irish gardens, but we managed to curate 10 of the best for your perusal, many with splendid castles, fascinating histories and opportunities for exclusive visits.
MEET THE CHEF: LISA GOODWIN-ALLEN
We chat to executive chef of Lancashire’s Michelin-starred country hotel Northcote, Lisa Goodwin-Allen, about her inspirations in the kitchen, the prestigious global food festival – Obsession – hosted at Northcote, and a brand-new restaurant in the works.
TOP 10 SPRING EXPERIENCES
All the joys of the season are here for your delectation, whether you wish to drive a classic sports car through the Scottish Highlands, learn afternoon tea etiquette in London or spend a day at Cheltenham Races.
A HIGHLAND FLING INTERVIEW WITH ELEANOR ARGYLL
We meet Eleanor, Duchess of Argyll, at her home Inveraray Castle in western Scotland on the shores of Loch Fyne and learn about the top-secret Downton Abbey filming there, and what you can experience on your own all-exclusive stay with Dream Escape.
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