100+ year-old Haikko Manor is luxurious and worth a visit, but the adjoined hotel is a bit more affordable. I attended a yoga weekend, but there are plenty of things to do on a mini holiday in Haikko.
Chatsworth House is busy and impressive. Yet, I was more captivated by the beautifully kept gardens that surrounded the house.
Usually I prefer to cook my meals and save some money. However, a dining experience where everything – taste, appearance, smell, and texture – is carefully considered is a real treat. Such is the fine dining experience at an old Lake District country house called Askham Hall.