Stay: Staying Cool’s Rotunda serviced apartments have fantastic views out over the city, orange juice-squeezers and pop art-style decor.
Nightlife: The Custard Factory — no prizes for guessing what it used to be — is home to dozens of artists’ studios and design-focused shops. It also regularly hosts one-off events and festivals, while Clink Beer serves up top local craft beers, Mockingbird Cinema & Kitchen offers wines with indie cinema, and Ghetto Golf marries mini-golf and cocktails.
Eat: Purnell’s is widely recognised as one of Britain’s best restaurants outside London, largely due to chef Glynn Purnell’s willingness to mix and match flavours. His monkfish masala is a near-legendary east-meets-west fusion.
Nearest INFINITI Centre: Birmingham
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Drive time: Birmingham to Reading
Stay: Coworth Park in Ascot is a rural mansion house retreat surrounded by parkland and gardens. It’s a horse-lover’s paradise, with riding lessons available and even its own polo field.
Nightlife: The chameleon-like Caffeine and Cocktails in Reading morphs from a breakfast joint with specialist coffees into a cruisy cocktail bar at night.
Eat: Restaurant Coworth Park offers another reason to stay there — Adam Smith’s stunning takes on British classics are served in a relaxed dining room looking out over the rose terrace.
Nearest INFINITI Centre: Reading
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Drive time: Reading to Maidstone
Stay: The Tudor Park Marriott Hotel and Country Club comes with an 18-hole golf course, spa and spacious rooms.
Nightlife: Maidstone has some fantastic old pubs, with the White Horse offering live music at the weekends and open mic nights on Sundays.
Eat: The West House occupies a 16th-century weaver’s cottage in the nearby village of Biddenden, and has an uncanny knack of making complex preparations of local ingredients seem simple.
Nearest INFINITI Centre: Maidstone
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