A Fabulous Family Leeds City Breakaway with Buyagift – Review

A Fabulous Family Leeds City Breakaway with Buyagift – Review: July 2019

Get up and go, take your fabulous family on a much-needed city breakaway with Buyagift.  Buyagift offer all different kinds of packages and options, we choose location Leeds and 2 fab packages.

One Night Family Break at Novotel

The package includes a one-night stay for up to 2 adults and 2 children in a standard room with breakfast in the morning and use of the onsite facilities at 12 different Novotel’s throughout the country.

Luckily, we got upgraded to an excellent executive room which had the most marvellous printed wallpaper with a winter train scene.

The room was clean, contemporary and offered a fabulous tea/coffee tray along with a well designed desk area and chill out sofa zone to enjoy your refreshments.

Bathroom facilities included a fabulous rainfall shower, illuminated mirror, complimentary toiletries and full-length mirrors.

The onsite Soap Factory Lounge and Kitchen was ideal for a drink before heading off out into Leeds.

For fitness fans, you are well looked after, as the Novotel Leeds had a sauna, steam room, shower area with complimentary apples to keep you going.

The hotels onsite gym had all the equipment required for a full body workout along with a Leeds city view.

After a day and evening out in Leeds, you can look forward to a the beautiful buffet breakfast in the morning.

Plentiful and perfectly presented you are spoilt for choice with continental offerings such as pasties, fruit, juices, cereals, cheese and meats.

Excitingly they had a self-use wonderful waffle and pancake machine with toppings such as syrup and Nutella.

Get cosy with the family in one of their snug booths or take a window by the table, as you enjoy the hot buffet offerings such as full British breakfast options and vegetarian sausages too!

After breakfast over at the Novotel, make time for some you time at the Crowne Plaza Leeds Spa, also in Leeds city centre.

Afternoon Tea with Spa Access for Two at Crowne Plaza Leeds

The package includes Afternoon tea with Spa access for two, so take the plunge and indulge.

Make use of the super-sized swimming pool and take the heat up a notch in the sauna and steam rooms.

Get bubbly in the Jacuzzi and simply soak, chill out, as you watch the world go by.

Energised and enthusiastic you make want to work out in the spas onsite gym which has a whole range of excellent equipment.

After all this hard work, it would be wrong not to have a sweet treat or two, so head on through to the LS1 Kitchen and bar for your Afternoon Tea.

Afternoon tea includes sandwiches, scones, cakes and of course tea or coffee.

Buy with Buyagift and make your city break unforgettable!

Thank you for reading 😊

Melanie xx

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The Last Drop Village Hotel & Spa: A Destination, Not just a Hotel – Review

The Last Drop Village Hotel & Spa: A Destination, Not just a Hotel-Review: April 2019

The Last Drop Village Hotel & Spa, located on the edge of the beautiful West Pennine moors, whose origins date back to farm buildings from the 17th century, is now a four-star hotel, Spa & experience.

In 1964 owner Carlton Walker, was offered “the last drop” of a bottle of wine, to mark the completion and celebrations of the restaurant, hence the hotels current name.

The Last drop Village Hotel & Spa, is set within beautiful grounds, and you may even spot a bit of wildlife too, but this is more than just a hotel it’s a destination.

Last Drop Village Hotel & Spa A Destination Review 4The executive package is well worth the upgrade, as this includes perks such as welcome drinks, Lilly O’Brien’s chocolates, bottled water, extra toiletries, robes & slippers all to make your stay extra special.

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Red Letter Days The View from the Shard & Afternoon Tea at H10 Waterloo Sky Bar – Review

Red Letter Days The View from the Shard & Afternoon Tea at H10 Waterloo Sky Bar – Review: April 2019

Tour London in style the easy way with Red Letter Days, the ideal place to buy all your sightseeing tickets and experiences in one easy place.

The View from the Shard for Two

Soar to new heights and see lovely London from the highest viewing deck in the United Kingdom.

The Shard is the tallest building in Western Europe was designed and developed by the amazing Architect Renzo Piano.

Boasting an impressive 360 degree view, that spans upto 40 miles, the Shard measures a massive 800 feet from street level.

Take a picture at the beautiful fabulous and fresh floral arch, where the theme changes according to the season.

Stand in the shadow of the Shard and see iconic London Landmarks such as Tower Bridge, The sky Garden building over at Fenchurch, St Paul’s Cathedral, the London Eye and much more.

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Tipsy Tea at Slug & Lettuce Manchester Spinningfields – Review

Tipsy Tea at Slug & Lettuce Manchester Spinningfields – Review: March 2019

Located in the super Spinningfields location, right in the heart of Manchester’s vibrant city centre, the Slug and lettuce Spinningfields is the ideal place to share fun filled moments and create memories with family and friends.

Situated waterside, the wooden veranda terrace area is a scenic space to enjoy outdoor dining, drinking or both.

Inside interiors are floral themed with upholstered seating, Pink illuminated lighting and amazing artwork adorning the walls.

Welcomed warmly by excellent Emily, who served us fantastically throughout, we prepared to enjoy a tasty Tipsy Tea, as our space had been pre-reserved, so we were all good to go.

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A Fantastic Foodie Stay at Novotel Manchester Centre – Review

A Fantastic Foodie Stay at Novotel Manchester Centre – Review: March 2019

The Novotel Manchester Centre, located in the heart of the city, is the ideal place to stay, offering all the amenities and mod cons from a convenient and central 4-star base.

Warmly welcomed at check in, it was time to head straight up to the room.

The excellent Executive rooms offer guests a stylish and spacious space.  The snug bed, lovely lounge area, along with the fully stocked tea tray, give the room that cosy home away from home feel.

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York Chocolate Story – Review

York Chocolate Story – Review: January 2019

York Chocolate story, located on King’s square, right in the heart of York city centre is a chocolate lovers heaven.  Prepare to unwrap your very own piece of chocolate history.

Warmly welcomed into the attraction by the joyful Josh, a cheerful chap who made a great impression and immediately made us feel at home.  The souvenir guide book not only looks appealing, but is a fact filled read, ideal for the journey home and remembering those chocolatey momentous moments.

Be ready to take on the chocolate challenge and embark on a journey that will take you back thousands of years from chocolate to cocoa bean, exploring the rain forests of central America, where ancient tribes discovered the mysteries and power behind the cocoa bean’s humble exterior.

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The Lady Betty Afternoon Tea at Bettys York – Review

The Lady Betty Afternoon Tea at Bettys York – Review: November 2018

Fabulous Festivities nearing in full swing, this is the perfect time, for you to indulge in an opulent, exquisite and lavish Lady Betty Afternoon Tea at the iconic Bettys tearoom in York city centre.

A York institution, a visit to Betty’s famous tea rooms on St Helen’s square is a must.  First served in the 1920’s Betty’s have refined and evolved their exquisite Afternoon tea experience.

Lavish in the Lady Betty Afternoon tea, men are welcome too – this is not just a treat for the ladies, served in the tranquil setting of the Belmont room, with interiors inspired by the Queen Mary Ocean liner, and a perfect pianist playing an assortment of musical melodies, you would be mistaken for stepping back in time to a bygone era of elegance and opulence.

Proceedings at Bettys begin with the most amazing pea, cucumber & tomato cocktail appetiser.  Along with some the sensational savouries, including the Smoked salmon Romanov with beetroot and lemon crème fraîche, on a wholemeal croute and the miniature pork & apple pie.  Also, the vegetarian offerings including miniature spring onion & herb frittata and the super sun-dried tomato & basil roulade with rocket leaves served on a wholemeal croute.

Why not get fizzy with it and add on some champs or opt for the non-alcoholic Elderflower bubbly which was just as royally refreshing.

The main Afternoon Tea, a selection of delightful, delicious and dainty offerings, served on sensational stylish silver tea stands, included a range of fresh and fabulous finger sandwiches, scones with clotted cream & jam and lovely pretty pastries all perfectly presented.

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