The Home Counties

The Home Counties Travel Guide

Articles about The Home Counties

By Bridget Arsenault
It was Her Majesty The Queen who first planted the idea of using the lawn at Coworth Park as a polo ground. This was 1954, years before the Dorchester Collection turned the 18th-century country house into a 70-room boutique hotel (that wouldn’t ha...
By Nate Storey

Extravagant tasting menus, Michelin-starred dining rooms, trend-shaping chefs—this is T+L’s can’t-miss list of meals worthy of a flight, plus how to navigate the mind-boggling reservation process.   

By Travel + Leisure Staff
By Peter Jon Lindberg
See Our Guide to Great Britain The English may or may not have invented the countryside, but they damn well near perfected it. When we imagine some bright-green Arcadian idyll, this, so often, is the landscape we picture: the sylvan expanses of...
By Adam Sachs
See the London Insider’s Guide. At the Sportsman, a seaside pub on the pebbly Kent coast, I recently ate the best lamb I’ve ever tasted. A pale pink chop, a hunk of crisped shoulder confit. Outside the window the animal’s brethren grazed in the m...
By Adam Sachs
See the London Insider’s Guide. At the Sportsman, a seaside pub on the pebbly Kent coast, I recently ate the best lamb I’ve ever tasted. A pale pink chop, a hunk of crisped shoulder confit. Outside the window the animal’s brethren grazed in the m...

Hotels in The Home Counties

This grand Italianate manor was home to three Dukes, an Earl, a Prince of Wales, and the Viscounts Astor—and hosted Queen Victoria and Charlie Chaplin—before its swimming pool landed it a key role in the Profumo affair which brought down the British government in the 1960s. It’s also gorgeous: im

Restaurants in The Home Counties

With its tan exterior standing out against the oft-grey British sky, the Three Fishes pub holds to a self-proclaimed motto of “real pub, real food, real beer,” centering on hearty fare that's strength is in its simplicity.