12 (excluding tax) per night for a double room SASSY SAVING: Book withSmith to enjoy a complimentary half-bottle of sparkling wine at Claska; Goldsmith members also get free breakfast during their stay The Gate Hotel Kaminarimon Best for: Exploring old Tokyo from a hip designer...

So we opted for a little country break, nothing too far, just a little bit of exploring around the Wye valley, Wales. We stayed at Castle View Hotel in Chepstow, which was a really old building with original beams and uneven floors, full of old world charm. The staff where so friendly and...

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Also I thought it would be fun to see what I looked like around this time during my pregnancy with Mr A - I love this photo which was taken on a little day trip to Tintern and the Wye Valley - I think both John and I look a lot younger. Because my waist is starting to get a little wider...

Some beautiful Roses from John So we decided to have a low key Valentines day this year, as we had just come back from our short break in the Wye Valley, which was sort of a Valentines break, but we still made an effort and didn't spend much money in showing each other we cared. The day...

Mad Dogs and Vintage Vans has so much to offer all ages and with such an exquisite location in the heart of the Wye Valley I just couldn't do the place justice in one post. The first instalment mainly covered the accommodation so in this second part I wanted to share what we got up to on the...

We rented an amazing converted chapel in the Wye Valley. All three of us went as well as my brother and our family dog Sam. Pentwyn Chapel is rated 5 star by visit Wales and was amazing! It really ticked all our boxes and had the most amazing dinning room with stained glass windows. The...

Which is why I was really looking forward to a few nights looking out across uninterrupted countryside views at the beautiful Mad Dogs and Vintage Vans , away from technology in the heart of the Wye Valley. Mad Dogs captures all that is wonderful about childhood, simplicity and curiosity,...

 

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