I was recently invited to stay at Chicheley Hall, a gorgeous Grade I listed English country house just outside of Milton Keynes. The 18th century Baroque style mansion is home to 48 rooms, a restaurant and a bar all set within 80 acres of beautifully kept grounds. Its secluded countryside location offers the perfect respite from the hustle and bustle of daily life. Bedroom After checking in at reception we went to find our room, the Cartwright suite, which is part…

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Last month we went out for Gavin’s birthday dinner to a pub fairly local to us but one that we’d not been to before. The Wheatsheaf in Bow Brickhill is just outside of Milton Keynes and is part of the Heroic Pubs group who also run the Knife and Cleaver in Houghton Conquest, Bedfordshire. The pub underwent a substantial refurbishment last year and I was excited to visit after hearing so much about it! Although it looks like a cute little…

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There’s not a huge selection of independent restaurants and eateries in Milton Keynes, but I’ve recently discovered some local gems including Pasha. Pasha is a Turkish restaurant and bar based on Buckingham Road in Bletchley and only opened in September. However it is already proving very popular having received almost all five star reviews on Trip Advisor!   Pasha Turkish Restaurant, Bletchley I recently visited Pasha along with my parents and we were warmly greeted upon arrival by the very welcoming…

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The latest Marco Pierre White restaurant opened up right here in Milton Keynes in June and I was thrilled to hear I was invited to be one of the first to try their new afternoon tea menu. I’m a huge afternoon tea lover, which you may have already noticed, so this was a very exciting opportunity to try a new local venue! I’ve been waiting for a decent afternoon tea in Milton Keynes to become available, so I was really looking…

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I was born in Milton Keynes and have lived on the outskirts of the town my whole life. In fact, I have just bought my first home there as I love it so much and wouldn’t want to move somewhere new. MK is a bit of a weird place, and it’s hard to explain to someone who has never been before. As a Milton Keynes blogger, I thought I’d put together some top Milton Keynes facts and share with you some…

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I was recently invited by Regis Salons to try out the new Smartbond treatment from L’Oreal. As a Milton Keynes blogger, I popped along to my local salon at The Centre:MK. This new system (similar to Olaplex) protects and strengthens the hair during colouring so it’s left smooth, soft, shiny, and not damaged.I was interested to try this new treatment as my hair was previously left lifeless from using bleach and colourants, and I wanted to put some shine back into it!…

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