Luxury Layover with Noreen Ferguson-Hughes

31 Oct 2014
2 min read
Noreen Ferguson-Hughes, Commercial Director at Antler — the British heritage travel brand that is celebrating its 100 year anniversary this year – shares her perfect weekend with FOUR…

Where would you like to wake up?

It has to be Cornwall with a view of the sea and the sound of the waves – its magnetic and always inspiring.

Where would you stay at?

Hotel Tresanton, St Mawes. Olga Polizzi’s stunning relaxed, informal, quite beautifulhotel overlooking the sea – this hotel has gorgeous interiors, a lovely welcoming restaurant serving fresh local food – it also hassumptuous dream inducing beds.There is something magical about this hotel and this place.

What would your breakfast be?

Champagne and local Sausages.

What would you wear?

Day time it has to be a Missoni bikini & kaftan, 20yr old denim cut offs and an enormous floppy hat, whilstevening wearwould be a DKNY little black dress and Gucci highstrappy sandals (these always end up stuffed into my handbag andbare feet take over).

What travel essentials would you take?

My iPhone even if Ican’t get a phone reception, it’s a glorious luxury knowing Ican’t be contacted – my sketch pad, factor 30 and my stunningAntlerElara Suitcase, a limited edition 100yr print embossed Aubergine beauty that always turns heads.

What would you listen to?

The waves lapping over the sand, and Massive Attack.

Where would you visit?

The Roseland Penninsula coastal path and beaches are nowhere near as crowded as the north coast – there are simply so many beautiful isolated beaches to explore and the walking is sublime.

Where would you have lunch?

at St Enodoc – incredible food! I have run out of superlatives to describe not just the food, but the wine experience, made more fabulous by the wonderful Sommelier Damian!

What would you buy?

Local art,jewellery,ice-creamand seafood – nothing like a bit of crab on the go.

Who would you spend your time with?

Loved ones and complete strangers.

Where would you relax?

Swimming in the sea at Carne Bay, Roseland in warm september waters, afternoon beers at TheRising Sun Pub in St Mawes,and sailing at Rock.

What would you drink?

Sharps, Doom Bar Beer and Camel Valley Sparkling Wine -separatelyof course!

Who would you chat with?

Random strangers who would become new Chums!

What would you do to wind down in the evening after dinner?

Midnightwalk along the beach barefoot with the remains of the Camel Valley Wine!

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