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York Unveiled: 10 Must-Experience Activities and Attractions

From iconic landmarks to quirky shops, York serves up history and adventure. Boasting over 2,000 years of fascinating history, York unveils some of England’s top sights and attractions just waiting to be discovered down its ancient lanes and museums. As the number one tourist destination outside London, this captivating city has exactly what visitors crave: […]

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Edinburgh Old Town: Your Gateway to History, Culture, and Adventure

As one of the top areas to stay to fully explore Edinburgh, the city’s atmospheric Old Town neighbourhood rewards visitors with winding mediaeval lanes, charming cobblestone streets, and historic landmarks perfect for experiencing history, culture and adventure. Beyond the royal castle and kilt shops, this historic quarter hides many subtle treasures waiting to be uncovered. […]

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Experience the Best of Edinburgh Old Town from Your Perfect Place to Stay

Wander off Edinburgh’s Royal Mile into a shadowy alleyway, drawn by the sounds of a fiddle and tin whistle and stumble into a tiny pub absolutely buzzing with locals drinking whisky and swaying along to Scottish folk songs. That is the real magic of Old Town that exists down its captivating close and wynds just […]

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Explore London This Christmas: A Local’s Guide to Quintessential Holiday Experiences in the Capital

Christmas in London is nothing short of magical. Especially if you choose to stay in one of the most Christmassy neighbourhoods in London – Mayfair. Stepping outside each day into the charming wonderfully decorated cobblestone streets perfumed with mulled wine and roasted chestnuts, you get to live out your own Dickensian festive fairy tale. From […]

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Uncovering Inverness’s Hidden Charms: A Local’s 5-Day Guide

As you sit sipping whisky by the bar at The Gellions pub – reportedly the oldest pub in Inverness, dating back to 1841 – try chatting with the bartenders about obscure legends from Inverness past. Such tales encapsulate what makes Inverness so magical – a layers-deep story just waiting to be uncovered if you know […]

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Uncover the Hidden Gems and Secret Things to Do in Kensington: The Local’s Guide

Kensington is a historic neighbourhood in London known for its world-famous museums and royal palace. But beyond these main tourist attractions lies a vibrant area full of hidden things to do in Kensington – you just need a local to uncover all the secret spots! This insider’s guide takes you off the beaten path to […]

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The Best Things to See and Do at the Edinburgh Christmas Market

As one of the largest Christmas markets in Europe, this iconic Scottish festival transforms Edinburgh into a fairy tale city each and every festive season. With over 2 million visitors annually, the Edinburgh Christmas Market has grown tremendously since it began at the turn of the millennium. Edinburgh Christmas Market 2023 Dates and Times The […]

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Looking for the Best Christmas Market in Europe? Look No Further Than Edinburgh!

During my first December in Edinburgh, a local friend invited me to “sain” the house and join the torchlit procession for an unforgettable Hogmanay experience. I realised then this was no ordinary Christmas market town. In this post, we’ll dive into the history, sights, tastes and traditions that make Edinburgh’s Christmas festivals so extraordinarily Scottish. […]

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HALLOWEEN IN EDINBURGH: GUIDE TO THE TOP SPOOKY TOURS AND ACTIVITIES

As autumn sweeps through the historic alleys and cobblestone streets of Edinburgh, the Scottish capital awakens to a different kind of magic. Halloween in Edinburgh is not just a day; it’s an entire season, and it’s full of eerie tales, mysterious history, and spooky activities. From chilling ghost walks through dark alleyways to mysterious explorations […]

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Carbon Neutral Activities & Wellbeing in our Cities – Cheltenham Jogging

Cheltenham The UK’s most complete Regency town doubles up as an excellent place for a jog. With spacious, leafy boulevards and stunning architecture, runners will be treated to a journey through history as they pass through classical Georgian architecture and grade-2 listed landmark parks. Boat House Cafe Loop (3.23 miles) Pitville, considered amongst Cheltenham’s most […]

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Carbon Neutral Activities & Wellbeing in our Cities – Edinburgh Jogging

Edinburgh With steep hills, ancient stonework and winding streets, Scotland’s capital city may not strike you as a jogging hotspot but, if you know where to look, there are plenty of tracks to suit runners of any skill level – here are a few to consider. Arthur’s Seat Circuit (4.7 miles) If you’re looking to […]

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Carbon Neutral Activities & Wellbeing in our Cities – Inverness Jogging

No matter how north you travel, you’d be hard-pressed to find a more scenic jogging city than Inverness. Located just eight miles from Loch Ness, brimming with local landmarks and boasting impeccable street safety, we are proud to encourage our guests to lace them up and hit the track during their stay in the highlands […]

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Carbon Neutral Activities & Wellbeing in our Cities – London Jogging

When you stay at one of our London properties, you’re always in close proximity to a safe, scenic jogging track. Whether you’re working up a sweat on a four-mile run, or taking in the city sights on a light, local trot, you’re bound to find something to fit your fitness levels. Curzon Street properties: As […]

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ByMansley Off To a Promising Start at The Serviced Apartment Awards 2023

We are delighted to announce that we have been nominated for two awards at the 2023 Serviced Apartment Awards. The Serviced Apartment Awards are regarded as ‘The Oscars’ of the Serviced Apartment industry, so to have been shortlisted for Best Operator 51-200 units and Best Architecture/Exterior External Design is very exciting. Being recognised as one […]

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Bippity, Boppity Blitz! A Brief ByMansley Guide To Spring Cleaning

We spoke with our head of housekeeping to get the craftiest, most effective tips for keeping your home (or serviced apartment) as clean as a whistle.   Unless you belong to a very specific personality type, cleaning the home is not considered to be a ‘fun’ activity. This poses a problem when cleaning season coincides […]

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No Rain, No Gain: 6 Tips For Enjoying a Damp Easter Holiday With The Kids

Last week, the Met Office confirmed what every parent secretly fears in the build-up to Easter. Dust off the Scrabble, dig up the umbrellas and stock up on Nurofen – it’s rain. Pouring down unfailingly on every picnic, park walk and egg-shaped dream. Thankfully, with a little creativity and a high tolerance for carpet stains, […]

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Carbon Neutral Activities & Wellbeing in our Cities – Inverness Areas of Natural Beauty

It’s hard to talk about the Scottish highlands without mentioning their world-famous areas of natural beauty. Guests of our Highland Apartments are within hiking distance of illustrious lakes, mystical mountains and more buttes than you can blow a bagpipe at – here are a few spots to prioritise during your stay. Loch Ness Scotland’s most […]

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Carbon Neutral Activities & Wellbeing in our Cities – Inverness Activities & Exercise

When you look at the local scenery, it’s no surprise that the city of Inverness has developed such a keen appetite for outdoor activities and free form exercise. During your stay, you can combine your cardio routine with stunning lakeside vistas or swap the peloton for a road bike and set off down a mountain […]

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Carbon Neutral Activities & Wellbeing in our Cities – Inverness Eco Dining

Considering its proximity to so many areas of natural beauty, it’s no wonder that sustainability is taken so seriously by the Inverness hospitality sector. Whether you’re hungry, thirsty or in need of a pick-me-up, indulge your tastes without having to worry about carbon impact. Inverness Coffee Roasting Co. 15 Chapel St, Inverness IV1 1NA As […]

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Carbon Neutral Activities & Wellbeing in our Cities – Edinburgh Eco Dining

In line with the Scottish capital’s wider sustainability efforts, guests will find plenty of delicious, inventive and earth-friendly dining options within the city limits, offering a range of vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free meals. Hendersons 7-13 Barclay Pl, Edinburgh EH10 4HW Boasting a heritage of vegan and vegetarian cuisine that dates back to 1962, Hendersons features […]

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Carbon Neutral Activities & Wellbeing in our Cities – Edinburgh Hikes

For the avid hiker, Edinburgh and its surrounding areas offer a wealth of walking wonders, ranging from gentle strolls to challenging treks. Whether you’re looking to stretch your legs or test your mettle, you’re sure to find a trail worth treading. Arthur’s Seat: Located on the summit of an extinct volcano, the iconic hike to […]

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Carbon Neutral Activities & Wellbeing in our Cities – Edinburgh Parks

With more Green Flag spaces than any other UK city and a unique blend of historical architecture, picturesque landscapes and cultural landmarks, Edinburgh is a park-lover’s paradise. Why not pick up a book, pick out a location and unwind in a patch of shade? The Meadows (14.5 hectares) – 5-minute walk Princes Street Gardens (8.5 […]

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Carbon Neutral Activities & Wellbeing in our Cities – Cheltenham Sustainability Festivals

Guests staying in Cheltenham during February may want to stop by its yearly climate-based event, ‘From the Ground Up: Festival of Sustainability’. This one-day celebration features art competitions, ‘recycled fashion’ shows, keynote speakers, charity activities or green business networking opportunities. Venue: St Philip & St James’ Church, Leckhampton Date: Mid-February (annually) Dress code: Casual   […]

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Carbon Neutral Activities & Wellbeing in our Cities – Cheltenham Eco Shopping

Shopping in Cheltenham doesn’t have to harm the planet. You’ll find plenty of outlets and local businesses that put the environment front and centre, without compromising on quality – here are a few to consider. Food Loose and Plastic Free For a completely novel shopping experience, take a trip to FoodLoose in Cheltenham town centre […]

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Carbon Neutral Activities & Wellbeing in our Cities – Cheltenham Eco Dining

Hungry vegans and conscientious eaters will enjoy an abundance of plant-based dining options in Cheltenham town centre, provided by the sustainably-minded local community. Options include cafés, pubs and internationally inspired restaurants that will have even the most committed carnivores swapping veal for vegetables. The Mahal Montpellier Dr, Cheltenham GL50 1TY Amongst Cheltenham’s most celebrated restaurants, […]

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Carbon Neutral Activities & Wellbeing in our Cities – London Eco Dining

Rising to the challenge of reducing food-based emissions, London’s new assembly of eco restaurants are protecting the planet with a focus on sustainable recipes, carbon reduced supply chains, zero plastic and more – here are a few nearby options for you to plan dinner around. Spring, London Somerset House, Lancaster Place, WC2R 1LA Spring restaurant, […]

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Carbon Neutral Activities & Wellbeing in our Cities – London Cycling

London is a cycling city and, by 2041, it is expected that 70% of Londoners will live within 400 metres of a high-quality, safe cycle route. If you want to reduce your carbon footprint, why not try hiring a Santander Cycle? They’re cheaper than motorised options and cycling is often just as expedient. How to […]

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Carbon Neutral Activities & Wellbeing in our Cities – London Parks

Around a third of the Greater London area is covered by vegetation, with up to 436 hectares of tree canopy cover. If you know where to look, you’ll find plenty of green spaces to unwind in – here are a few located near our properties: Mayfair properties Green Park (19 hectares) – 3-minute walk Hyde […]

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Easter in Edinburgh: Your Ultimate Guide

Easter is just around the corner and what better way to celebrate this festive season than by exploring the historic city of Edinburgh? From Easter egg hunts to cultural festivals, the city has something for everyone. And if you’re looking for comfortable and luxurious accommodation, Braid Apartments by Mansley is the perfect place to stay. […]

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Benefits of Serviced Apartments

When it comes to finding the perfect Edinburgh accommodation, there are plenty of options to choose from. But if you’re looking for something that offers more space, comfort, and convenience than a traditional hotel room, then you should consider staying in a serviced apartment. Serviced apartments are a great option for anyone visiting Edinburgh. They […]

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Experience the Best of Edinburgh

Edinburgh is a city steeped in history and culture, and there’s no better way to experience it than by staying in The Knight Residence by Mansley serviced apartments. Located in the heart of Edinburgh, these apartments offer the perfect base from which to explore everything the city has to offer. One of the best things […]

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Explore Cheltenham this Easter

Spring in Cheltenham is an exciting time of year, with the city coming to life as the weather warms up and the flowers start to bloom. If you’re planning a trip to this charming town, then Strozzi Palace Suites is the perfect place to stay. Situated in the heart of Cheltenham, our luxurious suites offer […]

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Visit Inverness this Spring

Inverness is a beautiful city situated in the heart of the Scottish Highlands. It is a popular tourist destination with many attractions such as the Loch Ness Monster, Inverness Castle, and Culloden Battlefield. If you are planning a trip to Inverness, you should consider staying in a serviced apartment. Serviced apartments offer a convenient and […]

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Mansley Serviced Apartments Announces Plans For Its Latest Property In York

We are proud to announce plans for our latest serviced apartments property in York. The building, dating from the 19th century is situated in the centre of the city, on Parliament Street, in the heart of the retail centre and home to the York Christmas Market. The development will feature 19 self-catering apartments providing 23 […]

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Our Black Friday Sale 2022

Our exclusive Balck Friday Sale is now on! GET THE BLACK FRIDAY RATES TODAY We have started our sales earlier just for you! Find your great Winter Escape with a fantastic discount.   Good to know: Black Friday rates displayed are the discounted rates  Use promo code BOOKDIRECT for an extra 10%  Minimum length of stay […]

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Disney’s Beauty and the Beast the Musical, Edinburgh 2021

The hit musical, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast is coming to Edinburgh this Autumn. Showing at  Edinburgh Playhouse, less than a 15-minute walk from Braid Apartments by Mansley this massively popular show remains in the top 10 longest-running shows in Broadway history The five-week run which kicks off Edinburgh’s Winter season is the only Scottish […]

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Watch Wimbledon Outdoors in Mayfair

Game, Set and Match! Wimbledon 2021 runs from 21st June to 21st July, and as the weather gets brighter and better, take some time out to enjoy a few sets, just as intended – outdoors with a punnet of strawberries and some bubbles in tow! Whilst tickets and entry to the courts at Wimbledon its […]

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London’s Calling

London is calling… … and you must go! London has woken up from its lockdown slumber,  Yes, London is Open! We’ll be honest, it feels a little different, but it is still the same amazing, surprising and inspiring place. only better. The capital is ready for the visitors and has a whole range of new […]

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Edinburgh’s Festivals are Back

Edinburgh’s much-loved festivals are back this Summer It’s been a long wait but Summer 2021 sees the return of some of the long-awaited festivals. Here’s the latest: Edinburgh Fringe Festival The world-famous Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Billed as one of the biggest festivals celebrating art and culture, the festival caters for everyone and includes theatre, comedy, […]

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Summer Nature Escapes with the Family from Edinburgh

Escape to Nature with the City in Reach The perfect summer staycation combines the luxuries of a city break with the relaxation of a nature escape! Edinburgh is perfectly poised, offering a lot to see and do with the family. And when you want to escape the city buzz, there’s everything from unspoilt beaches to […]

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Shepherd Market – Mayfair, London

Located directly behind 44 Curzon Street by Mansley, Shepherd Market was developed in 1735-46 by Edward Shepherd and comprises a number of small side streets with a charming square and piazza.  Today it houses a variety of boutique shops, restaurants and impressive Victorian pubs. In the 1680’s, King James II established a fair on the […]

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Edinburgh’s Historic Grassmarket

Edinburgh’s Grassmarket is a historic market place and an events space in the Old Town of Edinburgh, Just a short walk away from The Knight Residence by Mansley The Grassmarket is located directly below Edinburgh Castle and forms part of one of the main east-west vehicle arteries through the city centre. It adjoins the Cowgate […]

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Christmas In Edinburgh

Celebrate the festive period in style and experience Edinburgh’s spectacular Christmas this year. Situated in New Town, in the heart of Edinburgh City centre for 6 weeks, there are dazzling, exciting and fun activities for everyone to enjoy. Treat your loved ones and engage in some Christmas shopping. Peruse elegant shops situated near George Street, […]

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The History of Inverness – Places to Visit

Inverness is one of the oldest towns in Scotland and the history dates back to 6th century AD, when it was an ancient city where St Columba was meant to have visited King Brude a Pictish King. Inverness means ‘Mouth of the River Ness’ and is known as the capital to the Highlands of Scotland. […]

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North Coast 500 Route

The official North Coast 500 Route (NC500) is a circular road trip that starts and ends at Inverness Castle and is Scotland’s version of the famous U.S. Route 66. With 516 miles (830.4 km) of breathtaking scenery, this is Scotland’s largest road trip around the north coast of Scotland. Originally created as a tourism project […]

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Cheltenham – Historical Town

The vibrant town of Cheltenham, located on the borders of the Cotswolds, Gloucestershire, is an attractive weekend break favourite amongst tourists. Also known as a regency spa town, Cheltenham has been a popular holiday area for almost 300 years, with a fabulous and stylish variety of restaurants, shops and nightlife. Cheltenham is submerged by it’s […]

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Chelsea Flower Show

The Chelsea Flower Show is the world’s most famous flower and gardening event since 1912. Located in the grounds of the Royal Hospital in Chelsea, London, this prestigious show runs annually in every May, kicking off British Summer time for a period of five days. With over 157,000 visitors attending each year, the Chelsea Flower […]

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21-23 BRIDGE STREET INVERNESS IV1 1HD

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219 EARLS COURT ROAD KENSINGTON LONDON, SW5 9BN

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44 CURZON STREET MAYFAIR LONDON, W1J 7UG

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