Travel Reviews

3 March 2014

The Macdonald Botley Park Hotel

Finding hotels can be tricky, especially if you’re not from the area and you have specific needs, well if you find yourself in Hampshire, we have the perfect hotel for ...
24 February 2014

The Holiday Inn, Warrington

The Holiday Inn Warrington is ideally located next to the M6, M62 and the M56, so it’s a great place to stay if you are exploring the North West on ...
24 February 2014

The Steak and Grill Restaurant, Macdonald New Blossoms Hotel, Chester

The Steak and Grill Restaurant located within the Macdonald New Blossoms Hotel, Chester is well worth a visit for an evening meal. Just off the main street in Chester, the restaurant ...
24 February 2014

The Macdonald New Blossoms Hotel, Chester

The Macdonald New Blossoms Hotel in Chester was first opened in 1650, so is the oldest accommodation in the city, steeped in history and intrigue. With 67 individually decorated rooms, ...
18 February 2014

Holiday Inn Bolton Centre

The Holiday Inn Bolton is very easy to find with the sat nav, close to the M6, M61, M62 and M60 with a large neon sign that protrudes above the ...
14 February 2014

Sienna Spa at the Radisson Blu Edwardian Manchester

The Radisson Blu Edwardian Manchester Hotel is one of Manchester’s most prized buildings that combines the contemporary and the traditional in a luxury setting mere moments away from the heart ...

14 February 2014

Opus One Bar and Restaurant at the Radisson Blu Edwardian Manchester

The Opus One Bar and Restaurant situated in the The Raddison Blu Edwardian Hotel Manchester is a trendy place to eat where the modern meets the traditional. Its reputation precedes ...

13 February 2014

The Crescent Inn, Ilkley

The Crescent Inn at Ilkley is not a hotel to be missed and I say this is the most literal of ways. As you travel through the centre of Ilkley, the ...
13 February 2014

Le Bistrot Pierre, Ilkley

Le Bistro Pierre, Ilkley is housed within a landmark building of The Crescent Inn, which dates back to 1861. Situated to the left of the entrance, the warm light from ...

4 February 2014

Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel, near Chester

The Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel near Chester is nestled within 27 acres of woodland, boasting all the charm of a quaint country retreat while still maintaining a very high standard ...
3 February 2014

London Marriott Hotel County Hall

The London Marriott Hotel County Hall is ideally located on the South Bank, with views of Big Ben and the River Thames, so I was looking forward to a night in this ...

29 January 2014

Park Head Country Hotel and Restaurant, County Durham

Park Head Hotel Country Hotel and Restaurant in Country Durham has recently had some refurbishment and is now family owned and run so I was keen to stay and see ...
20 January 2014

Iceland at a glance

Our guest writer Charlotte Hull has recently visited Iceland and she has kindly shared her thoughts and experiences with us here at Female First. Iceland – as a newcomer to this ...
20 January 2014

Crewe Hall, Crewe

Given that the town of Crewe is not especially big, I was unsure of what to expect from a hall situated in this part of the country. The long driveway hints ...
14 January 2014

The Macdonald Windsor Hotel

The Macdonald Windsor Hotel is a mere two minutes’ walk from Windsor Castle with a generous 120 individually designed rooms in the centre of the historic town. In fact you ...

7 January 2014

Ibis Styles Southwark

There are plenty of hotels to be staying in in London, but finding the right one can be difficult. The Ibis Styles hotel, Southwark branch is ideally located and incredibly ...
6 January 2014

The Crown Plaza Chester Hotel

The Crowne Plaza Chester Hotel is accessible from the main road and very easy to find via sat nav. With secure parking on the top level of the hotel, you ...
19 November 2013

Hilton Manchester Deansgate

The Hilton Manchester Deansgate is easy to locate with a sat nav and has adequate parking in a multi-story opposite, with CCTV. However be warned it is £15.00 per night- ...
14 November 2013

Carden Park Spa Resort, Chester

Firstly if you are travelling to Carden Park via a sat nav, then get out your map as this is much more reliable! Due to unforeseen reasons, sat navs do ...
6 November 2013

A weekend break in Glasgow

There’s plenty to see and do in Glasgow and after a trip to Edinburgh this year, it was of course next on my places to visit in Scotland. Scotland’s largest city ...
23 October 2013

Extraordinary Golf at Alton Towers

The Extraordinary Golf at Alton Towers is cheap (£6.00 each maximum) way to entertain the kids and adults alike if you are seeking some respite from the bustle of the ...
23 October 2013

The Zombie Scare Zone at Alton Towers Scarefest

The Zombie Scare Zone at Alton Towers is like walking on the set of a recent film like 28 days later or World War Z. Manned by army men with ...
21 October 2013

The Carnival of Screams at Alton Towers Scarefest

The Carnival of Screams certainly intrigued us during our stay at Alton Towers as the entrance was partitioned off until the Saturday with no way of seeing into the grounds. As ...
21 October 2013

The Sanctuary at Alton Towers Scarefest

The Sanctuary experience begins in a light and airy conservatory queue, with televisions propped on tables that tell you, rather unconvincingly, why you should check into the establishment.   You are ...
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