Heckfield Place, Hampshire

Ask a Hampshire local (Hey, Dad!) and they’ll tell you Heckfield Place has been a long time comin’. Five years in fact. It’s easy to see what’s taken so long when you drive through the manned front gate, up the winding path through the forest and arrive at the Georgian mansion facade. It’s a looker. The website is full of twoddle like “THE GROUNDS ARE … Continue reading Heckfield Place, Hampshire

Spring, Somerset House

Based in Somerset House, Spring is the new restaurant from chef and owner Skye Gyngell who used to run Petersham Nurseries. As you might expect from a dining room residing in such a grand building, it’s a very pretty space. It was all very tranquil with soft lighting, plenty of pink everywhere and handsome waiters dressed as sailors; I felt like I was in a … Continue reading Spring, Somerset House