Hotel Endsleigh is the jewel in Olga Polizzi's crown. It's far enough away from London to not be taken for granted and the long journey to reach it is worth every minute.
This 90 minute walk through the National Trust's Sherborne Park Estate is a good place to keep up your sleeve if you venture often to the Cotswolds.
The interior at The Pig near Bath is perfect, the food is excellent and sourced locally - much from the fabulous kitchen garden.
A walk through beautiful Hampstead with its hilly streets, Georgian townhouses, oversized lanterns and atmospheric, cobbled streets.