Gilmerton House, Athelstaneford, North Berwick, East Lothian.

Being the proud owner of multiple, well-thumbed Jane Austen novels, and with a secret penchant for late 18th century living, the invite to visit and ‘make merry’ at Gilmerton House had me all aflutter. An exclusive use country mansion, in prime East Lothian countryside, Gilmerton hosts private … [Read more...]

The Roxburghe Hotel Health and Beauty Suite, near Kelso

Part of the Roxburghe Estate, sitting in the heart of the Borders countryside, the Roxburghe Hotel, rises splendidly from impressive grounds - a stunning piece of architecture, dating from the 12th century. The Duke of Roxburghe has marked his territory with unique additions akin to a stately … [Read more...]

Norton House Hotel and Spa, Ingliston, Edinburgh

In the lead up to their fabulous win of “Best Hotel Health Club Facility 2013” at the National Fitness Awards, I was delighted to be a guest at the beautiful Norton House Hotel and Spa. Within expansive and mature grounds at Ingliston, on Edinburgh’s western fringes, Norton House, although well … [Read more...]