Where to stay: spring/summer edit

An April shower of stays for the sunshine months, featuring otter-spotting, rock 'n' roll legends, rooms fashioned from paper, and more


From bars to bookshops and secret sandwich spots, we tell you the addresses to know in the perennially fashionable West London 'hood

The essential guide to Notting Hill

Be kings and queens of these French castles, where you’ll eat all the gâteaux you can manage and still keep your head

Eight of the best château hotels in France

Food writer Stacey Smith had plans for a tasting tour of Cape Town but the One&Only turns out to be just too appetising

One&Only Cape Town: banquet for the senses

Decadent treatments, superlative spa hotels and soul-stirring wellness retreats for some continental self-care

Aaand relax: Europe’s 10 best luxury spa hotels

For writer Kate Thorman it's the romance of that side table selection of pens and papers that makes her put pen to paper

A love letter to hotel stationery

We teamed up with our friends at the Out for a rural road trip from a gothic Thameside residence to a heavenly hive in the Derbyshire wilds

Out and about: a very British road trip

With Nothing Underneath's sustainably made shirts have become stylish staples in some very famous wardrobes. We unbutton the brand with founder Pip Durell.

The ethical elegance of With Nothing Underneath
Hotel lovers

The Hollywood stuntman winds down with two-wheel tours around the canyon, is partial to a club sandwich, and knows just the place for a negroni

In quotes: Riley Harper

The season shift is just the time to decamp to the Cotswolds for a bucolic booster of a distinctly relaxing nature

Spring: Thyme is of the essence

Photographer Holly Clark takes a healing plunge in the wowing wilds of Swedish Lapland

Arctic Bath: sub-zero shock and awe