The 'painted castle' wall
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David Boyle

10th January 2020

Known as the ‘painted castle’, Kelburn and its estate is a multi-faceted business. Along with a country park, it operates as a venue, glampsite, and hosts seasonal attractions including a summer festival. But diversification isn’t […]

Peacock standing by North Shire holiday home
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Carol Cavendish

10th November 2019

Along with plenty of determination, it is a passion for fantasy fiction that conjured up North Shire, a magical world in the heart of North Yorkshire. Carol knew from a young age that she was […]

Glamping hideout at Kudhva retreat, Cornwall
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Entrepreneur’s Chat: Louise Middleton

4th April 2019

Louise Middleton is both the artistic and entrepreneurial force behind Kudhva, a wild retreat on the Cornish coast which is home to four architecturally acclaimed ‘hideouts’ and the world’s first waterfall powered off-grid pub. A […]

Dan Elliot
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24 Hours with… Dan Elliott

14th March 2019

Dan Elliott Bringing business events to the forest, Dan Elliot looks after Center Parc’s corporate bookings My alarm goes off at 6.45am most days, depending on where I’m heading for the day. Sometimes it can […]

Entrepreneur Kerry Roy
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Entrepreneur’s Chat: Kerry Roy

7th March 2019

Meet Kerry Roy, an incredible force of nature and a true fire starter when it comes to business. Tally Wade reports. From the age of 10 Kerry Roy knew she would run her own business […]

Interior of glamping hut
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Entrepreneur’s Chat: James Lynch

12th February 2019

Meet James Lynch, who together with his family has created a business turning over £2million in a remote spot on the Ceredigion coast. Louise Creasy investigates. “Sometimes what you want is right in front of […]

Port Lympne bath with tiger outside the window
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24 Hours with… Chris Kelly

12th February 2019

A day in the life of Chris Kelly, short breaks director at Port Lympne Hotel and Reserve in Kent. My day starts depending on where I’m coming from. If it’s Monday morning I leave home […]

Santa at Hever Castle
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Hever Castle

21st December 2018

Helen Francis goes behind the scenes this Christmastime at Hever Castle and Gardens in Kent. You might be a planner or a last minute buyer, but chances are you won’t be thinking about Christmas more […]

Tom Turney
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Tom Turney

16th December 2018

In the first of our series on outdoor hospitality entrepreneurs, we meet Tom Turney – the man behind diversifying Tapnell Farm on the Isle of Wight. Louise Creasy reports. Originally the setting for the legendary […]


Industry Legends – Amy Gilbert

16th September 2018

It’s a family affair at Site Event, with a brother and sister at the helm of one of the creative event toilet providers in the marketName: Amy Gilbert Role: Director Company: Site Event Contact: 01256 […]


Industry Legends – Adam Łyczakowski

2nd November 2017

Name: Adam Łyczakowski Role: CEO Company: Freedomes / F.Domes Contact: / 020 3695 4246 / Favourite tipple: Whisky Last holiday destination: Italy Cats or dogs? Dogs Current box set / TV must watch: […]