Here’s to a Red and White (wine) Blue Monday

They call today, Monday 20th January, ‘Blue Monday’. Supposedly it’s the gloomiest and most depressing day of the year. As such it must be a day for an uplifting thought – or three. In which case we’d like to pitch you the idea of a summer break with gourmet food, a bottle or two of wonderful […]

Need to show corporate foreign dignitaries the best of Britain?

When you have important corporate visitors from overseas, you’ll want to host them in fully catered luxury. At the same time, you’ll want to show them the very Best of Britain. In our opinion there is no better or more beautiful place than the Cotswolds. The Cotswolds, extending over nearly 800 square miles of mostly […]

Planning an CXO Escape in 2020?

It’s not always easy to find exclusive confidential locations to hold off-sites for the elite leadership team. One option is to take-over an elegant fully catered country house in the Cotswolds, ideal for talking business as well as for executive R&R. Not only is the Cotswolds an area of outstanding natural beauty, it is very […]

Every Wednesday is a feast day

‘Tis the season of feasts and festivity! This time next week the feast of Christmas will be halfway through, with some time to wait until the next one. However on any Elite Gourmet Escape every day is a feast day so,  Wednesday being an average middle-of-the-week sort of day, we thought we’d share with you […]

Beauty, history, tradition, taste and quintessentially quaint – 5 reasons we love the Cotswolds

1 Undoubtedly one of the most beautifully picturesque areas in England, the Cotswolds is an area covering a twenty-five by ninety mile stretch of hills across six English counties. The breath-taking views over the rolling hills and through the exquisite honey coloured architecture leave visitors astounded at this flawless stretch of countryside. 2 The region’s [...]