Perfect Unique Wedding Gifts

It’s almost wedding season and that means finding the perfect guest dress, shoes, hat and…gift! And of course we know that you want to get something perfect to say congratulations to the happy couple, something they will really want. And what seems to be really important now and something we at What I Really Wanted…

Team WIRW: Heather

We are like a little family here so wanted to let you know who everyone is and what they do at What I Really Wanted. So we asked everyone to answer a few questions. Some answers are quite interesting… Introducing Heather our lovely Marketing Manager: What did you want to be growing up? A teacher…

Two for One in the Lakes

Introducing the beautiful Langdale Estate. A delightful 35-acre estate set in the heart of the secluded Langdale Valley beneath the imposing skyline of the famous Langdale Pikes in the heart of the Lake District. Today’s visitors to the Langdale Estate are a little different to those who would have visited the original 17th Century woollen mill…

Between a Rock and a Spa place…

You’ll quickly discover why Rockliffe Hall has been named in The Sunday Times Top 100 Ultimate British Hotels and in the Top 25 Top UK’s Luxury Hotel, Travellers’ Choice Awards by TripAdvisor. As the only hotel in the North East to hold 5 AA red stars (the highest possible accolade) as well as three AA Rosettes for The Orangery, a…

Team WIRW: Lucy

We are like a little family here so wanted to let you know who everyone is and what they do at What I Really Wanted. So we asked everyone to answer a few questions. Some answers are quite interesting… Introducing Lucy, Finance Support: What did you want to be growing up? A teacher What would…

Absolutely Fonabulous!

Fonab Castle Hotel & Spa (also known as Port-na-Craig House) is a truly special, luxury five-star Scottish experience. Located on the wooded banks of Loch Faskally, Perthshire and just a short walk from the heart of the historic town of Pitlochry. This four-storey mansion was originally built in 1892 in the Scots Baronial style for…

Team WIRW: Kris

We are like a little family here so wanted to let you know who everyone is and what they do at What I Really Wanted. So we asked everyone to answer a few questions. Some answers are quite interesting… Introducing Kris, Business Operations and Service Manager: What did you want to be growing up? A…

Family Fun!

It is UNICEF’s International Day of Families on 15 May 2016 and with another half-term looming on the horizon, this got us thinking about a few of our favourite family bolt-holes and ideas for things to do with the little ones… 1. Master the game of golf at The Grove Host venue of the 2016 British Masters (and we’re…

Seaham is believing!

Named in this year’s The Times Cool Hotel Guide and, just last month, named by The Independent as one of the Top 10 Best UK Spas… this is one hotel that should be on anyone’s list for a weekend away. Dating back to 1791, Seaham Hall is an immaculately restored Georgian country house with interiors that fuse…

The original boutique hotel

Set in the idyllic Essex village of Stock, you’ll find Greenwoods Hotel & Spa. Situated amongst beautiful landscaped gardens, Greenwoods originally dates back to the 17th Century and is reported to be one of the UK’s first boutique hotels. Today, lovely refurbished, it provides an ideal venue – whatever the occasion! Ellis’s restaurant offers award-winning food in elegant surrounds and there is…

Team WIRW: Melissa

We are like a little family here so wanted to let you know who everyone is and what they do at What I Really Wanted. So we asked everyone to answer a few questions. Some answers are quite interesting… Introducing Melissa, Manager of key account relationships: What did you want to be growing up? A…