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Summer is here and finally the places we love are starting to get going. Here's our pick of new openings, launches and things to do this month near you.


Dine-in geodestic domes at The Sondes Arms

Sondes Arms Rockingham  geodesic domes

Don’t fancy going out to the pub at the risk of picking up germs from the other punters? Well now you can have dinner in your own private glass-sided geodesic dome at country-chic pub The Sondes Arms in Rockingham. Hurry up and get your name down as they are booking up fast.

Cheese on Towcest’

Cheese on Tocest artisan cheesmonger towcester

Ding dong, cheese delivery! This ‘grate’ (geddit?) new Towcester-based cheesemonger will deliver artisan cheese to your door with a new selection each month, along with crackers and chutney, tasting notes and suggested wine pairings.


The Bean Hive goes online

The Bean Hive, fabulouso winners of our 2019 Muddy Award for Best Gift Shop, have wisely gone online for the first time in response to lockdown. Check them out for colourful interiors, quirky stationary and gorge gifts.


Flore House

Fancy a cheeky getaway to escape the kids now they can stay over with Granny? Or maybe you’re planning a family gathering to mark the end (ish) of lockdown? Well, ta da! Check out brand spanking new boutique hotel Flore House opening imminently. Jaw droppingly luxe interiors in a historic country house setting. OMG, take me there.

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