Find out exactly how an award-winning hotel is run, plus all you need to know about our wonderful staff, insider tips and the very latest news

 
Historical Holidays
Historical holidays with Red Carnation Hotels

A medieval Irish castle and a Guernsey hotel that endured the German occupation during the Second World War are among our top stays for history lovers.

05th September 2019

Beautiful Skin
B|Africa's tips for beautiful skin on holiday

From flight to pool, Red Carnation's body care brand gives advice for looking and feeling great while away.

03rd September 2019

Pastry Chef
Pastry chef Paula Stakelum on the perfect dessert

We interview Ashford Castle's award-winning Executive Head Pastry Chef.

30th August 2019

Thenjwe Nkosi
Iconography & iconoclasm

South African Artist Thenjiwe Niki Nkosi is this year's Tollman Visual Arts award winner.

20th August 2019

Ashford Castle Gifts
The 7 most coveted Ashford Castle gifts

Find out where to shop handmade and artisanal souvenirs, including Mrs Tea's Boutique and Bakery.

13th August 2019

The Art Of Making Sushi
The art of making sushi with Chef Suren

To introduce The Ruben's spectacular Sushi and Sashimi Experiences, Chef Suren tells us how to prepare and enjoy show-stopping sushi.

12th August 2019

Micro Wedding
The rise of the micro wedding

We explore the increasingly popular wedding trend.

05th August 2019

British Summer Vegetables
Grow your own British summer vegetables

Summer Lodge's Head Gardener, Michael Francis gives handy advice for growing fresh produce at home.

 

01st August 2019

Be A Sommelier
What does it take to be a sommelier?

We introduce some of our most acclaimed connoisseurs.

29th July 2019

Candle History
From 1488 to today: Rathbornes’ candle history

We meet one of Mrs Tea's exceptional suppliers and hear the brand's captivating story.

 

26th July 2019

Sustainable Hotels
Our most sustainable hotels and green initiatives

From the largest Living Wall in London to protecting South Africa's rare Cape Leopard, discover Red Carnation's most inspiring work.

 

22nd July 2019

Beautiful Wedding Locations
Our most beautiful wedding locations

Spectacular scenery and immaculate service abounds at Red Carnation Hotels' most picturesque wedding locations.

19th July 2019

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