A group of marmalade experts gathered in a set of intimate and cosy rooms of the magnificent Dalemain Mansion in Cumbria. The fire lit, tea poured and scones freshly-baked, these food experts sit down to judge, critique, and most importantly; enjoy 650 jars of marmalade.   Marmalade jars range from the classic lid with a cloth top to wild glitter creations with springs and googly eyes. Flavours range from strong whiskey’s and soft strawberries to

With the Marmalade Awards fast approaching, I thought I’d catch up with the guys at Moss Cottage who’ve won many awards for their marmalade in recent years.   I took a train from London Euston to the beautiful and quirky city of Stratford-Upon-Avon to meet Peter and Bill who have run Moss Cottage for the past seven years, to see if this novice (me) could learn how to make marmalade. And I’ll be honest, I hadn’t actually ever

We wanted to get to know your host from Adcote House better, so we spoke to owner Michael Dean about his hospitality journey and sought his advice for anyone thinking of taking the plunge into the independent accommodation industry themselves.    What did you do before owning your own accommodation and how has that helped you in your role now?     Before running Adcote House – a four-star guest house in Llandudno, North Wales, I spent some 30

The Internet has completely revolutionised the way consumers and businesses interact and markets are being disrupted as never before. In recent times, companies such as Uber, Airbnb and Zoopla have become multi $billion businesses through enabling SMBs to leverage the power of the online channel to drive their businesses. eviivo is on a mission to revolutionise the independent accommodation sector. eviivo, backed by major Private Equity Fund Investcorp, is a young company which aims to

In the name of romance, this Valentine’s Day we spoke to Edgar House who have recently been named the 2nd most romantic place to stay in the world by TripAdvisor , here’s what they had to say:  You’ve just been named one of the best hotels in the UK by TripAdvisor, congratulations, what does this mean to you? It means so much to us, and to the team of course, we all feel incredibly honoured