Hand Picked Inspirations

From local community to national treasures welcome to our world

How to create a Corpse Reviver No. 2

by Jessie Livingstone, Bar Team Member at Rookery Hall Hotel

Halloween Themed Ice Cubes

By Miguel de Sousa, Bar Manager at St Pierre Park Hotel, Spa & Golf Resort

Wedding blog awards 2016

If you are looking for beautiful, insightful and up-to-date wedding blogs, you have come to the right place. Here are Hand Picked Hotels' top 25 wedding blogs online.


The origins of Halloween and what you should be doing to celebrate the spookiest night of the year.

How to make a delicious Pumpkin Souffle

By Andrew Soddy, Executive Head Chef at L'Horizon Beach Hotel & Spa

Capability Brown

Before winter sets take a well-deserved country house break and explore the spectacular autumnal colours of Capability Brown’s landscaped gardens.

New Hall Hotel & Spa gains coveted AA Red Star

New Hall Hotel & Spa, the mediaeval manor at Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, has been awarded the coveted Red Star rating by the AA – the 11th hotel in the Hand Picked Hotels collection to be awarded the accolade.

The importance of breakfast

Why you should never skip breakfast – especially when you come to stay with Hand Picked Hotels

New spa and health club

Take some me-time and indulge yourself in our recently refurbished health club and spa at St Pierre Park in Guernsey

Planning a summer 2017 wedding

This month we take a look at what is predicted to be the biggest summer 2017 wedding trends

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