The Nature Valley Nottingham Open 2018 – First Round

Today, the sun is out and so are the top players. Centre Court is open to the paying public and…

The Nature Valley Nottingham Open 2018 – Qualifying Rounds

With Wimbledon on the horizon, the focus lands on the pre-grand slam grass court tournaments. The tournament local to me…

The Red Cow, Leicester Forest East

Following a recent refurbishment at The Red Cow, we were kindly invited to come and try the new menu and…

Sketchley Grange Breakfast and Spa Day

Waking up in our Junior Suite we couldn’t have been happier. The sun was shining and we had a day…

Waffle and Scoop, Leicester

Where did all of these suddenly come from? Leicester city centre has become invaded by ice cream and gelato parlours,…

The Garden Bar and Restaurant, Sketchley Grange: Second Night

Returning for round two of three course dinner in The Garden Bar and Restaurant brought us a good feeling. The…

North Bar and Kitchen, Leicester

Following a top weekend away at Sketchley Grange, Hinckley, we ventured back into Leicester in search of some Sunday lunch.…

The Garden Bar and Restaurant: First Night at Sketchley …

All meals during our two-night stay at Sketchley Grange would be accompanied by dinner in the restaurant. The restaurant is…

Sketchley Grange Hotel and Spa

We took a slightly unusual step in our travelling life by heading a mere 30 minutes down the road to…

Roasted Cod with Wild Garlic, Asparagus and Mushrooms

After a successful forage around Bradgate Park for those elusive Wild Garlic leaves, I had to come to a decision…

Bradgate Park, Leicestershire: Wild Garlic and Venison

Spring is here and the weather is going from freezing cold to warm and sunny. Perfect for a stroll around…

Home-Cured Chorizo with Scallops

The kind folks at Spicely Does It have sent me a real artisan’s treat. A sausage making machine complete with…

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