Aug 17 ,2016 Written By: Verry Kerry

Help Us Help You Discover Hidden Gems

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We L O V E travel.
It is the greatest inspiration for all that we create, and we love nothing more than new discoveries that blow our minds, and experiences that give us goosies and tingles of delight.


This is why we have created #hiddengems, a map where you can share your discoveries and help others on their travels

 


Whether you've had the most mouth-watering octopus salad on Mont Choisy beach in Mauritius, swum with stingrays at dawn in the Whitsundays, Australia, or watched the flame-like sun go down to the grunt of happy hippos with monkeys nibbling your nuts (peanuts!) in Zambia, we want to know!


Did you know? You can add the map to your Google Maps and have it always with you. 

Click on the star symbol next to the name, you will then be able to access the Hidden Gems map at any time in 'Your Places' :)


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  • Comment Link Posted By Jasmine

    PORTSEA PUB - VICTORIA, AUS - An incredibly breathtaking pub with an exceptional view, amazing food, and wonderfully friendly staff, folk and atmosphere. You can easily lose track of time in the beer garden with a view to die for and spend all afternoon (seemingly) feeling healthy with fresh sea air, while slowly getting sozzled ;) The amazing Portsea lookout at Fort Pearce around the corner where you can walk off your meal on a spectacular beach with another spectacular view! A must see on the Mornington Peninsula.

  • Comment Link Posted By kerry@verrykerry.com

    NDOLE BAY LODGE_LAKE TANGYANIKA, ZAMBIA * My all time favourite place in the world* I spent many family holidays here as a child and it is hard to describe in words. It's absolutely spectacular. In a stunning natural beauty kind of way. Get away from it all and understand what real beauty is! Thatched roofs welcome you in typical african style, with everything from luxury chalets to camping available. Have a drink on the stunning stilted wood thatch pontoon over the lake while you watch the sun go down and listen to the happy grunt of the hippos and increasing insect song as night falls. The food is sensational, plentiful and included in your price. While I recommend being still for a time to take in the beauty, there are endless things to do. Scuba diving, snorkeling, game drives, boat cruises, picnics, and always a friendly, vibrant bunch to hang out with or ask questions to. Which brings me to the owners. Craig & Elise Zytkow run the show and you couldn't ask for a nicer, more accommodating, welcoming couple! You will learn a gazillion things you never knew, feel more African and in touch with the earth, feel utterly blown away by what they have created over the years and welly jelly of what they wake up to each day. Thoughtful, kind and professional, they are faultless and I know you will undoubtedly have the most magnificent stay. Slightly off the beaten track ... but totally and utterly worth it! Make it happen! You really won't regret it. http://ndolebaylodge.com/

  • Comment Link Posted By melissa fowers

    #HiddenGem is in Ottawa Ontario Canada at Hogs back!! Thanks for the chance

  • Comment Link Posted By Mary Baez

    my only experience is intern tourism in my island PR. Going to El Yunque, the sunflowers fields, the beach, phosphorescent lake, etc. Hope this year going to travel outside my island.

  • Comment Link Posted By gemmab79

    Xcaret Park in Mexico is amazing. It's a national park where you can snorkel, see animals living in the wild and do all sorts of exhilarating activities too. It's well.worth a visit

  • Comment Link Posted By rusthawk

    My hidden gem is Cafe des Amis in Breaux Bridge, LA. There you can get the best cajun food while listening to live cajun zydeco music and watching the locals dance the weekend morning away. Very relaxing and a joyous atmosphere.

  • Comment Link Posted By pollyzeath

    Unbeatable Nairn Beach - its the most wonderful feeling living close to one of the most beautiful beaches on the Scottish coastline. I can visit whenever I want for free, see dolphins swimming past, watch whales, seals, and sometimes see seal pups on the beach playing. There is a plethora of porpoises, plovers, and sometimes sandpipers and geese. I am very lucky indeed and never take any of it for granted.

  • Comment Link Posted By doreenhoerold

    Zanzibar Coffee House in Stown Town, Zanzibar - a fabulous place to experience the hustle and bustle of Stown Town. It's a hotel right behind the market area, literally impossible to get to by car, and once you slip into the building, you're catapulted into 1001 Arabian nights. The cafe downstairs servces food that would make you stay forever, the rooms are uniquely built and decorated, and there is a rooftop bar with a view over Stown Town you won't get anywhere else. The bar is an honesty bar - you pay what you say you need to pay. Need I say more ? One of the view hotels I've stayed in that I'm craving to go back to (and I've seen a LOT of awesome hotels! ;p )

  • Comment Link Posted By couponboss

    The top of Cadillac Mountain in Acadia National Park in Maine. It's the first place to see the sunrise. It's lovely, but obviously you have to get up early and prepare to be cold!

  • Comment Link Posted By aaronem251

    #hiddengem would be whistler BC

  • Comment Link Posted By egliocz

    Two small but wonderful beaches in southern Italy: Darsena Beach, in Maratea and Arcomagno in San Nicola Arcella, amazing yet unknown places.

  • Comment Link Posted By Anthony L

    There's this little town in Quebec's lower Laurantians called Lachute where every summer, from mid-June to late August, an antiquess auction is held every Tuesday. It's one of the best-kept secrets for antiques hunters from all-over.

  • Comment Link Posted By Karen Hill

    Our hidden gem is a tiny little beach just 3miles from us, its gorgeous , Dinas its called, stunning hidden gem x

  • Comment Link Posted By Verry Kerry

    Wow, it's great to see we have already discovered many new awesome places! Thank you! @Melissa Fowers @aaronem251 Can you tell us why these places are special? @Karen Hill, how wonderful! Can you tell us which Country it is? Thank you all, keep them coming! :)

  • Comment Link Posted By Tyler LeFevre

    Carlsbad Caverns in New Mexico

  • Comment Link Posted By Mona LeFevre

    Blue Ridge Parkway in the Fall for sure.

  • Comment Link Posted By Jacqueline Ford

    This summer we discovered the little town of El Toro in Mallorca. We booked an apartment on airbnb which had a fantastic view over the newly built marina there. Its a very small town with traditional restaurants on the main street and more upmarket places in the marina. There is a small beach, which was never crowded and mainly used by Spanish families. Altogether, a lovely laid back, safe place far removed from the madness of Magaluf and Santa Ponsa (which are a short bus ride away). The capital, Palma, is also very close by bus and is so pretty and charming.

  • Comment Link Posted By Teryn LeFevre

    Luray Caverns in Virginia. Beautiful.

  • Comment Link Posted By Stephanie Moore

    Colebrooke Cottages, Fermanagh, Northern Ireland - on the Brookeborough Estate owned by Lord and Lady Brooke - there are four or five cottages interspersed among a thousand acres of the most beautiful countryside I ever saw. The cottage we stayed in was a 400 year old workers cottage with all the modern conveniences but still maintaining its old world charm. I would go back there in a New York minute!

  • Comment Link Posted By SarahJ

    My #HiddenGem is a secluded lake in Northern Saskatchewan you can only kayak or canoe on.

  • Comment Link Posted By Christina Sleight

    SSutton Bank near Thirsk in Yorkshire - fantastic views

  • Comment Link Posted By iain

    #hiddengem luskentyre on the isle of harris its stunning

  • Comment Link Posted By ElizM

    Watching the sunrise over haleakala in Maui - awesome

  • Comment Link Posted By Sandi Tymchuk

    I really enjoy the bike trails along Red Willow park and Lois Hole Provincial park in St. Albert--fun and easy!

  • Comment Link Posted By Angelica

    My hidden gem is the beautiful Ihla Grande off the coast of Brasil. It's only accessible by ferry and there are no cars on the island. It's small and relatively untouched. I'd go back in a heartbeat! https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ilha_Grande

  • Comment Link Posted By GENA VIGGIANI

    #hiddengem is Veraison's restaurant at Glenora Winery in Dundee, NY! The food is to die for and the views are what dreams are made of!

  • Comment Link Posted By laura stewart

    #hiddengem is a place in the lake district called the herron cafe- amazing home cooked food and great friendly local staff x lovely place to eat and a great find x

  • Comment Link Posted By Kerry

    Ocean Drive in Newport, Rhode Island. I went to college in Newport and Ocean Drive became my special place. It was my place for happy times and sad times. A place I went with friends, and a place I would retreat to when I needed alone time. It was a place that no matter what time of year or what type of weather, it made me happy.

  • Comment Link Posted By Amanda P

    My hidden gem is a forest behind our house! It is so nice, deer, rabbits, lots of birds, etc, as well as a creek that my dog loves to splash in!

  • Comment Link Posted By Popcorn

    The Himalayan Cafe in New Farm, Brisbane is my hidden gem. It's slightly out of the way from the main drag but, boy, does it do some delicious coconut curries!!

  • Comment Link Posted By volcanopete

    #HiddenGem For me it's the tiny island of Gavdos off the south western coast of Crete-1 taverna and very few people especially in the close season-magical.

  • Comment Link Posted By Milley

    My hidden gem is the entire island of Bornholm in the Baltic sea. Wonderful to cycle around and stop for beer and smoked fish.

  • Comment Link Posted By Tracy Davis

    My hidden gem is Holbox Island.

  • Comment Link Posted By trevor griffiths

    still hunting for it such fun

  • Comment Link Posted By Tainan Lu

    PEI is beautiful #hiddengem

  • Comment Link Posted By Sophia L

    My hidden gem is BHI on the outerbanks of NC

  • Comment Link Posted By Margaret

    My hidden gem is durdle door hidden in the heart of cornwall

  • Comment Link Posted By Kimberley Hamilton

    My hidden gem is Picton in Ontario. Beautiful and serene!!

  • Comment Link Posted By Jenna Hudson

    My #hiddengem is the lake right behind my cottage! I love being right by the water and taking a boat ride anytime.

  • Comment Link Posted By Brenda Witherspoon-Bedard

    our hidden gem is Isla Mujerus, Mexico - we love it because of the beach and water colour . . . and the people are so welcoming <3 xoxo

  • Comment Link Posted By sxybrt23@gmail.com

    Burney Falls, Burney, CA - Hidden Jem :) #hiddengem

  • Comment Link Posted By Ashley B.

    I haven't been very many places, but my #hiddengem is Grafton Winery cottages

  • Comment Link Posted By Kayla @ TheEclecticElement

    There's a little winery near where I live that you wouldn't even know it was there! It's called McEachran Homestead Winery in Caledonia IL and it's such the cutest and sweetest place plus the wine maker really knows what she's doing! I just went there yesterday with a few friends of mine and we really enjoyed ourselves.

  • Comment Link Posted By Rosie Holloway

    My ~hiddengem is Il Casita restaurant in Crediton, Devon. The food and service is impeccable and in the Summer you can sit in their courtyard and feel like you are in tthe Med

  • Comment Link Posted By Charlotte Owen

    My hiddengem is a tiny vegetarian cafe in the centre of Bristol...not much on the outside but it's the most relaxing, delicious place!!!! #happyplace #hiddengem

  • Comment Link Posted By jayne hobson

    le morne maurituis

  • Comment Link Posted By Laura

    Swimming in the cenotes in Mexico, 150ft deep. A true once in a lifetime experience #hiddengems

  • Comment Link Posted By Sandy H

    Caiciques in Miami. Love their food.

  • Comment Link Posted By Rosanne

    #hiddengem Sitting around the pool on the deck stargazing @ the Sugar Mill Plantation in St. Croix USVI

  • Comment Link Posted By Rebecca Howells (@PeanutHog)

    My #hiddgengem has to be Contoy Island - small island in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo. It is protected by the government and is a National Park. Only a few tour companies have permission to bring the only at maximum 200 daily visitors to Isla Contoy. The wildlife is amazing - swim with stingray, turtles and hundreds of fish, as well as seeing many tropical marine birds. Beautiful scenery and beach and clear calm waters: heaven!

  • Comment Link Posted By Vicky loveday

    My little bit of paradise is right here in the UK. On the tip the The Brecon beacons. Absolutely stunning scenery, exhilarating every time I go there. It's totally beautiful Britain at its best.

  • Comment Link Posted By Tracey S Anderson

    My #hiddengem is a secluded beach in Corsica <3 My husband of almost 20 years surprised me with a trip to this beautiful part of the world whilst recuperating from a very serious illness which almost cost me my life. On the most gorgeous visit to this amazing beach he suddenly went done on one knee and asked me to renew our wedding vows which we plan to do 12 th April 2017. This beach will always be my #hiddengem X x

  • Comment Link Posted By Melody

    My #hiddenjem is Jade and Juniper Park! so beautiful and the colours in the lake just glisten. Yay, Kalamalka!

  • Comment Link Posted By Denise Jones

    It's Cornwall's fabulous Holywell Bay A hidden gem in every way Soft sandy beach, hidden caves Blue Atlantic sea and surfers's waves Family picnics, paddle in the stream Never crowded, just calm and serene Laze in the sand dunes, swim in the sea There is not a place more beautiful for me!

  • Comment Link Posted By donna large

    the beach hut cafe insothwold

  • Comment Link Posted By Lynn mackeonis

    Our little gem is a llittle town in North West France in Brittany called Ploumanach. Has the most dramatic pink granite rocks with a small island in the bay hosting a €15 million chateau owned by a french TV company. Monuments, crosses and hilly walks makes this town look different from every angle. Stunning view, picturesque coast lines and very french.

  • Comment Link Posted By Lauren Old

    My hidden gem is Kynance Cove in South West Cornwall. It's a beautiful small cove which bright blue waters out of the way of civilisation!

  • Comment Link Posted By carol boffey

    hiddengem sitting at the harbour in fowey cornwall

  • Comment Link Posted By Jennifer H.

    #hiddgengem- Colebrooke Cottages, Fermanagh, Northern Ireland - on the Brookeborough Estate

  • Comment Link Posted By John H.

    #hiddgengem I really enjoy the bike trails along Red Willow park and Lois Hole Provincial park in St. Albert--fun and easy

  • Comment Link Posted By Hayley Todd

    My #hiddengem is the Punta de n'Amer nature reserve in Majorca. It is a beautiful unspoilt nature reserve with hours of beautiful walks, where you can see the most wonderful and amazing wildlife all around you. It feels like you are miles from civilisation. Simply breathtaking!

  • Comment Link Posted By Karen Harrison

    It's nowhere tropical but I love Dinckley Woods in the Ribble Valley when the bluebells are out.

  • Comment Link Posted By Catherine

    The turf pub in Oxford is my #hidden-gem you can have a drink whilst viewing the back of the Uni and the pretty spires ?You can have Sunday lunch there and people watch and so far it has been my favorite pub in the UK

  • Comment Link Posted By Beverley Cousins

    Malta's hidden gem... You can take a horse and cart ride around the old walled capital of Malta that is full of architectural goodness, but I much preferred to walk and admire it all more closely. Mdina is also home to the best chocolate cake on the island, which can be found at the Fontanella Tea Gardens

  • Comment Link Posted By Pam Smith

    My #hiddengem is Grand Turk in The Turks and Caicos Islands. Stunning and unspoiled where donkeys have the right to go wherever they want!

  • Comment Link Posted By Serena La Pietra

    My hidden gem is/are the Cape Verde Islands. So unspoilt by the usual tourist and main stream outlets, and the waters around the islands are stunning too.

  • Comment Link Posted By Julie Steele

    My #hiddengem is the Kinabatangan River in Borneo. I travelled there whilst recovering from a serious illness a few years ago and it was absolutely amazing, you really felt a part of nature as we travelled down the river by boat with all sorts of wildlife roaming about, it was almost like being in a real life safari park!

  • Comment Link Posted By Laura Harrison

    My hidden gem has got to be the entire coast of Cornwall, such pretty views and the beaches are amazing. Thank you for the chance xxx

  • Comment Link Posted By sandra port

    I love my home town of Ashburton - just nestled at the foot of dartmoor in devon. There is a little spot hidden on a street behind the main one in town next to a large carpark with an amazing little teashop where you can get an incredible devonshire cream tea and chat with the wonderful owners plus just next door is a 3 storey house that has been converted into a second hand bookshop - it is just crammed full of literary gems to discover and every inch is packed with books.

  • Comment Link Posted By Zoe Graham

    The bierkeller in cheltenham!

  • Comment Link Posted By paula cheadle

    my hidden gem is in spain, if I tell you it won't be hidden anymore

  • Comment Link Posted By mixedlot

    my hidden gem is a lovely beach cove in Cornwall call Prusia Cove, park at the top and its a long winding walk down to a rocky shingle stoney beach in a right sunspot

  • Comment Link Posted By Joanne Atkinson

    The air was crisp, with a low lying mist tumbling down the soft and curvy meadow. As we reached the bend in the fast flowing river Swale, I saw it, Easby Abbey, the majestic ruin grey and stark, with an eerie stillness, and a story waiting to be told. My walking partner, Alfie a very inquisitive Springer Spaniel, and myself had walked only 40 minutes out of the hillside garrison town of Richmond North Yorkshire, where we had just arrived to start our three year attachment to an infantry battalion, my husband’s very first posting at the beginning of his 22 years in the Army. This was to be the first glance of the Abbey, and still holds a very special place in my heart. Whenever I arrived in a new place I would love nothing more than heading out, walking boots on, Alfie by my side, by far the best way to get to know a new area. Evoking the feelings from childhood, exploring and discovering, what treasures would you find, what hidden gems, how proud you feel when you share your spoils with the family, look what I found…. Easby Abbey was mine, never had I felt such an affinity to a place. The trees seemed to know my name, the river could mirror my emotions and feelings the Abbey its self, absorbed me, drew me in with a mystical quality I find hard to explain. I would love to share this place with you, I am sure if you are very lucky you too will become a part of it, once it gets a hold of your heart it will never let go, hey…, look what I found……

  • Comment Link Posted By Dale Dow

    a small island named Cramond Island, located in Cramond Edinburgh and can only be walked to when the tide is out

  • Comment Link Posted By CASSANDRA M

    My hidden gem is a reservoir by my house. It has the most relaxing scenery to take in and perfect for a bike ride or horse riding.

  • Comment Link Posted By david crabb

    #HiddenGem is Maybole (Jamaica, not the Scottish one) a small quiet town close to the Black River surrounded by beautiful countryside.

  • Comment Link Posted By Pauline Burroughs

    My hidden gem is Lulworth Cove in Dorset, absolutely beautiful

  • Comment Link Posted By Helen A

    My #hiddengems nomination is El Mirador cafe on Formentera island just off of the coast of Ibiza. It serves absolutely wonderful coffee and authentic local dishes, as well as providing breathtaking views of the island's lush greenery, white sands, and the crystal clear azure waters of the Balearic Sea.

  • Comment Link Posted By Laurie W.

    My #HiddenGem is the Waterfront Trail along the Great Lakes in Ontario, Canada http://www.waterfronttrail.org/ Great for walking, hiking, and biking, for a day triip or a longer adventure.

  • Comment Link Posted By Jill Fairbanks

    #hiddengem is in futureventura the ship wreck Hidden away on the beautiful sandy beach

  • Comment Link Posted By sheridarby

    #hiddengem West Wittering Beach - hidden and unbelievable

  • Comment Link Posted By Robyn Clarke

    Francois' Restaurant in Fish Hoek, The Cape, South Africa, amazing restaurant. They serve a divine tequila and chilli steak, most awesome dish ever.

  • Comment Link Posted By Gnei Usama

    My #Hiddengem is Mulanji mountain in Malawi. Such a breath taking view, a silent water fall, wild birds and little animals and lot of hand made wooden craft items to purchase. So lovely trail to climb.

  • Comment Link Posted By Natalie Crossan

    The Connaught pub in Hove, East Sussex. Especially the Sunday Roasts. Never had a roast like it!

  • Comment Link Posted By Oksana Fitzgerald

    A picnic in Tring with my daughter

  • Comment Link Posted By Julie Camm

    Beautiful Talisker Bay on the Isle of Skye....so remote and wild yet romantic....(don't know how to post a photo on this!)

  • Comment Link Posted By Sue Price

    My #hiddengem is the very beautiful Gunton Warren Nature Reserve in Suffolk. The place is idyllic, with steps leading down to the beach, which is always near deserted, it's amazing having the beach to yourself at times. The Coast path along the top of the Nature Reserve is lovely, covered in lush ferns and trees with a breathtaking view of the North Sea. There are lots of winding little paths that lead down to the beach, we visited 2 days ago and the kids had great fun blackberry picking. What I love most is the tranquility of the place, it's so peaceful, I instantly relax when I'm there and lose myself in my surroundings. It really is such a wonderful place, it's my special place and I love it

  • Comment Link Posted By Verry Kerry

    Week 1 is over and we have discovered so many hidden gems! Thank you everyone! The winner will be picked on Saturday & Week 2 will kick off on the same day! As we had so many entries we are still adding them all to the map...we'll get there soon! If you have not yet received your 20% voucher don't worry, it will arrive verry soon as well!

  • Comment Link Posted By Karen

    Walking the dog down to Lough Currane in Waterville, Co Kerry :) Ireland, just sitting by the shore watching him splashing around, so peaceful and beautiful

  • Comment Link Posted By Karen

    Walking the dog down to Lough Currane in Waterville, Co Kerry :) Ireland, just sitting by the shore watching him splashing around, so peaceful and beautiful

  • Comment Link Posted By A

    Loch Muick in the Cairngorms, Scotland. Uncrowded, and both accessible and wild. Magical.

  • Comment Link Posted By John Ettery

    My hidden Gem is the Cafe Royal at Fleetwood Lancashire England. They cook the best HOMEMADE meals anywhere I have been, the soup for is delicious and the roast Beef dinner is to die for. I have travelled the world and I can honestly say, that good old fashioned English food at very reasonable prices this "Little Gem cannot be beaten

  • Comment Link Posted By Karen Barrett

    My #hiddengem is Mooloolaba, Queensland. It has something for everyone, the beautiful beach, surfers club, rec. ground, quaint and unusual shops, glorious vista but most importantly it is where my family live.

  • Comment Link Posted By Joanna Ford

    My hidden gem is Golden Bay beach near Mellieha in Malta. It really is paradise and the sea and the sand is gorgeous. Quite a few people do go there but it is still a beautiful place to visit and somewhat peaceful too.

  • Comment Link Posted By Brad Start

    Sitting with my wife in our own garden on a warm summer evening after having spent the day getting the garden looking great.

  • Comment Link Posted By Glynis Soper

    Great competition!

  • Comment Link Posted By Judith R.

    My hidden gem is the the seafront boulevard of the Georgian resort of Batumi. The weather isn't always sunny there but the locals always are.

  • Comment Link Posted By Rebecca Saunders

    Beese's Tea Gardens, River Avon, Bristol, hidden gem within the woods resting on the River Avon, you can also take a little boat across the river - bliss.

  • Comment Link Posted By kaya corbridge

    My hidden gem is in West Virginia .. lake buffalo ! its absolutely beautiful !

  • Comment Link Posted By Carol Boffey

    Burnley falls burnley

  • Comment Link Posted By Avs

    The Roselands, Cornwall. Far from the madding crowd.

  • Comment Link Posted By Margaret Murray

    My hidden gem is Luskentyre Beach, Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides Scotland. You have to see it to believe it. I was lucky enough to be born not far from there, so every visit back to Scotland, I have to visit. @mm_murray

  • Comment Link Posted By Jacki Mactaggart

    My #HiddenGem is at the southeastern end of Antigua. The beautiful Half Moon Bay is fringed by one of Antigua's best beaches. It's protected by a reef and has an idyllic crescent of fine white sand lapped by azure sea-excellent snorkeling on calm days. Pack a bottle of Caribbean rum,suntan cream and chill X

  • Comment Link Posted By AEKZ2

    My hidden gem is northern Japan. I loved hiking through the mountains on a narrow trail.

  • Comment Link Posted By Julie

    Our hidden gem is a place called Firkin Point on the banks of Loch Lomond. So peaceful!

  • Comment Link Posted By Tracey S Anderson

    After almost losing my life to a very serious illness, my husband organised a surprise holiday for me to recuperate which was a Med cruise. One of the ports of call was Corsica, where we found a lovely secluded cove on the beach. After having a gorgeous picnic lunch my hubby then got down on one knee and propsed that we renew our wedding vows! I t was so romantic, and such a very special moment. We are planning to renew our vows in the company of all our family and friends on 12th April ( our 20th wedding anniversary ) and return back to Corsica My #hiddengem and take a trip to what we consider 'Our Beach' for a honeymoon. <3 X x x

  • Comment Link Posted By Donna Craggs

    I adore Cartmel in Cumbria. It is so quaint with individual, unique shops, friendly people, great food and close to all the lakes. A perfect lace to stay and to explore the local area.

  • Comment Link Posted By Sarah Cooper

    St Michael's Mount - so beautiful! #hiddengem

  • Comment Link Posted By Tracey Tedford

    #hiddengem My hidden gem is the Slow Boat chinese restaurant in Costa Tequise, Lanzarote. Great food, friendly staff and inexpensive

  • Comment Link Posted By sheridarby

    #hiddengem My hidden gem is the wonderful West Wittering Beach in West Sussex - the best beach ever

  • Comment Link Posted By adeinne tonner

    I would have to say my bedroom as it's a place i can unwind and relax while watching an movie or too

  • Comment Link Posted By kim styles

    My #hiddengem is the turquoise lake hidden away up on the 'Coniston Old Man' Mountain in the Lake District

  • Comment Link Posted By Zoe Graham

    #HiddenGem is Le Comptoir Général in Canal St Martin, Paris. We were advised to go there by our AirBnB host. It is completely hidden from view, and once inside it is an amazing mix of museum, junk store, little shop horrors tribute?and bar/restaurant. Also they play blues/Jazz. If it sounds insane that's because it is and it shouldn't work, but it really does! Highly recommend a visit.

  • Comment Link Posted By Tasha

    My hidden Gem is the Baie Ternay Marine park of the Seychelles, Indian Ocean. It is my top amazing diving experience where I was lucky enough to swim with sharks, turtles and experience the most enchanted coral reef of diverse colors. It is also the sanctuary of Whale shark in the breeding season so I would recommend a visit around August-September (This time!).

  • Comment Link Posted By Tilly

    My hidden gem has to be the 'hidden gem' in my home town of Manchester, England. It really is hidden, so much so that hardly anyone seems to know it exists! It's a tiny little church, tucked away, yet it's right in the centre of the busy city. The moment you turn the corner near the church your transported into a quaint little town. It really is lovely. Whether your religious, appreciate old buildings (I'm sure it was built in the 1700's) or just need a quiet moment to gather your thoughts away from the hustle and bustle a walk around the square where it's situated is just lovely.

  • Comment Link Posted By Collette Mackey

    It's top hill, second biggest burial mound in the uk and burial place of Boudicca, really beautiful views and cool caves too!

  • Comment Link Posted By Cerys J

    Mullaloo Beach, Western Australia. Long stretch of golden sand and some parts are completely deserted!

  • Comment Link Posted By Leeanne

    My #hiddengem is in a Spanish town called Tossa De Mar, near Gerona. There are some really unusual things to see and we found a tiny little beach there with lots of rocks that formed little coves. It has gorgeous flowers growing in the rocks and is situated at the top of a small hill by the fort that sits on the main beach. It captured my heart

  • Comment Link Posted By joanne casey

    I absolutely love Ile Aux Cerfs in Mauritius. Its absolutely stunning, so beautiful its definitely my #hiddengem

  • Comment Link Posted By LORNA WIL

    MY hidden gem is in Venice. I love this so unique and beautiful island!

  • Comment Link Posted By Sarah Anthony

    My hidden gem is Wineglass Bay in Tasmania, Australia. It's a pretty tough 4 hour round-trip hike up a mountain and down the other side for an inexperienced hiker like myself, especially in 32 degrees heat. But it is totally worth it for the crystal clear blue sea and white sands when you get there!

  • Comment Link Posted By christine westlake

    my hidden gem is Queenstown south Island New Zealand

  • Comment Link Posted By Julie Camm

    Styal Country Park, you'd never guess that you are 1/2 mile away from one of the biggest housing estates in Europe. It's so peaceful and lovely there....

  • Comment Link Posted By KARL BOROWY

    #hiddengem PEMBROKESHIRE COASTAL WALK

  • Comment Link Posted By Philip Underwood

    My #hiddengem is Durdle Door in Dorset. It is so beautiful and I love it!

  • Comment Link Posted By Lorraine Mabbitt

    Croxley common Watford. Absolutely beautiful

  • Comment Link Posted By Helen Cruse

    The Island of Shuna off the west coast of Scotland. Separated from the Mainland by a one a half mile stretch of water, the Island is a little refuge. No Cars on the island, the houses are powered by Gas cannisters, and LRD lights powered by car batteries. The island is awash with wild life - where else would you rise willingly at 4 am to watch Otters scurrying South on the Island to start their day's fishing. Watch porpoises bounce out of the water, whilst roasting marshmallows in front of your house, stand in awe as a herd of deer pass by. Watch the sunsets turn the sea pink and red and blue, watch as the seals slip back through the water to half mile isle to nestle down for the night.

  • Comment Link Posted By Jemma Dwyer

    My hidden gem is halstead bluebell woods it's always quiet x

  • Comment Link Posted By karen

    The Blue Lagoon geo thermal pool in Iceland is amazing!

  • Comment Link Posted By sarah gray

    When I was a child, we would go to Mallorca every year to a little hidden gem called El Toro. Its been developed since then, but its still more off the beaten track and tranquil than its more infamous neighbours. x

  • Comment Link Posted By Ruth Wollerton

    Kuranda the Village in the rainforest, Cairns, Australia. True paradise

  • Comment Link Posted By Mary Baez

    My #HiddenGem is and always be Luquillo Beach PR. My Island paradise

  • Comment Link Posted By Doreen

    If you find yourself at a loss on a weekend in Colombo, Sri Lanka, go explore the Good Market on a Saturday afternoon, by the race course. Crammed full of local artists, designers, producers and amaaaaazing foods to try , you won't be bored. Lots of young Sri Lankans will be there to show off their creative skill and immense spirit of overcoming even the hardest of hardship in ever-new ways. You can pick up stunning clothes made from recycled saris, wooden sunglasses, there will be singers jamming away, all round awesome. Bought my favourite flip flops ever there! Go check it out :)

  • Comment Link Posted By Terrie-Ann Wright

    Our hidden gem is a lovely little pub in Wilton, Salisbury called The Greyhound. It's is very modern but quaint. It had an open fire in the winter, and a gorgeous little beer garden for the summer. The food is amazing.

  • Comment Link Posted By iain maciver

    my hidden gem is in luskentyre on the beach isle of harris outer hebrides#hiddengems

  • Comment Link Posted By Ashley C

    My hidden gem is the Luxus Hotel in St. John's Newfoundland. We recently stayed there and were very impressed with not only the room but also the amazing service we received. The cocktails in the lounge are pretty good too ;)

  • Comment Link Posted By rosalind

    #hiddengem on the beautiful island of St Lucia.

  • Comment Link Posted By lucy Higgins

    My hidden gem is in Malvern bluebell woods, its so pretty

  • Comment Link Posted By SarahJ

    My #hiddengem is on the farm I grew up. It is an orchard filled with fruit trees and the birds singing. I love going back home to visit and sitting in the orchard.

  • Comment Link Posted By justin sparks

    My #hiddengem is our backyard...its where I watch my children play...where I watch their face light up when they learn or discover something new and exciting...its memories I get to keep forever.

  • Comment Link Posted By Stephanie Moore

    The Old Inn, Crawfordsburn, Derry, Northern Ireland. This is the most wonderful place - an inn built in 1614! It is full of nooks and crannies, lovely old rooms that still look as it were still 1614. The food is amazing too - fresh fish and chips and the tenderest lamb I ever ate. Anyone going to Northern Ireland should not miss this - the whole village is all old tudor houses!

  • Comment Link Posted By Surinder Gurm

    Strawberry Cafe in Richmond, Virginia with the bath tub salad bar, my kids actually created their own play version

  • Comment Link Posted By Chanel

    My hidden gem is a local cafe in the town where I live; I love it because it is fair-trade, sustainable, and co-op

  • Comment Link Posted By Donna

    My #hiddengem is Morocco love the local markets

  • Comment Link Posted By Wehaf

    La Michoacana in LaSalle, IL, US is a hidden gem. Not far from the gorgeous Starved Rock State park, it's the perfect place to eat after a hike. The tacos and burritos are very good, but their house-made aguas frescas and paletas (popsicles) in amazing flavors like horchata, dulce de leche, walnut, guava, and more really elevate this humble restaurant to a higher plane. It has plenty of dairy-free, gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan options, so it's a good choice even for those with food restrictions.

  • Comment Link Posted By Grace S.

    my #hiddenGem is the beach at Banderas Bay Mexico

  • Comment Link Posted By Kimberley Hamilton

    My hidden gem is this awesome hidden beach up in Picton. Beautiful and quiet! I like to bring friends or family here but when others ask me for a beach recommendation, I send them elsewhere!!

  • Comment Link Posted By gljordan

    #Hidden Gem Lavergne TN

  • Comment Link Posted By Mary Beth Elderton

    My #hiddengem is really well hidden! We honeymooned at Longbow Resort in the Arkansas Ozarks. While there, you are in your own world---literally as there is little contact with the outside. The suites, complete with small a kitchen, are built into the sides of the hills so some of the walls are actually rock. There was a beautiful waterfall just outside the big glass windows. It is absolutely gorgeous in a primitive sort of way. Only for those looking for a real getaway. http://longbowresorts.com/

  • Comment Link Posted By Hayley Elvin

    My #HiddenGem is Brimham Rocks in Yorkshire. It goes back to old fashioned fun, exploring the outdoors, climbing rocks and seeing the beautiful views.

  • Comment Link Posted By Amanda P

    my #hiddengem is a huge off leash dog 'park' called thousand acres! It is not really a park (HUGE!) and has lots of trails through woods, open fields and a calm river!

  • Comment Link Posted By Dawn gordon

    My #HiddenGem is the internet to work me away to places I can not afford to travel to

  • Comment Link Posted By MARGARET H

    MY GEM IS THE RIVER PARK IN HORSEFLY BC VERY PEACEFULL ALWAYS RESTORES ME

  • Comment Link Posted By Anna Cheetham

    #HiddenGem Sirmione Lake Garda, Italy Beautiful and the ice cream is amazing!

  • Comment Link Posted By Hannah

    Bullfrog Brewery in Williamsport, PA is my #hiddengem. Great vegan food and atmosphere, I go there all of the time!

  • Comment Link Posted By Colin Gault

    Slow Boat Chinese restaurant fab and cheap

  • Comment Link Posted By Michelle Smith

    My hidden gem is my garden because it's a south facing garden so it's always really hot in the summer

  • Comment Link Posted By Jennifer Monteiro

    My #hiddengems is Mineral Springs Resort at Sycamore in Avila Beach, CA. They have private hillside hot tub rentals that look out to nature.

  • Comment Link Posted By Theresa C.

    Long Beach Lodge Resort at Cox Bay in Tofino, British Columbia is our hidden gem! We escaped there when the stress of work just got too much. Some people would love it in the summer, but we prefer storm-watching in the winter ;p.

  • Comment Link Posted By Diana

    Tofino in November ~ The very West coast of Vancouver Island is home to Tofino, the most amazing place to watch storms roll in and pound the coast. Awe inspiring!

  • Comment Link Posted By Sandi Tymchuk

    My husband introduced me to a #hiddengem while travelling to Vancouver Island: Chemainus, BC is such a beautiful town, with many murals (at least several years ago).

  • Comment Link Posted By Robyn Bellefleur

    Atlantis in the Bahamas. It is my hidden gem because of the serenity there and the fantastic weather.

  • Comment Link Posted By BlackAsphodel

    My hidden gem is Shibuya in Tokyo.

  • Comment Link Posted By BlackAsphodel

    My hidden gem is Shibuya in Tokyo because it's a major fashion & nightlife area.

  • Comment Link Posted By jennifer haden

    My #hiddengem is going along the coastline in Malibu, California and finding little quiet secluded places along the beach to destress and unwind x :)

  • Comment Link Posted By Despina Veneti

    My #hiddengem is the whimsical Le Café Des Chats in Paris, 16 rue Michel Le Comte, Paris 3, at the heart of Le Marais. There one can enjoy a cup of tea or coffee, light lunch or dessert, while being around a few dozens of adorable cats and kittens -all clean and healthy, of course- that were previously abandoned or unwanted. It makes my day every time I visit it!

  • Comment Link Posted By Lulu

    My #hiddengem is Mylopotamos beach in Greece- absolutely stunning landscape, rocks and turquoise sea!

  • Comment Link Posted By Yvonne Tabaracci

    My #hiddengem is where I live in Toronto, Canada at Palace Pier with all the land, nature and lake behind us.

  • Comment Link Posted By janine a

    my #hiddengem is a little walking trail close to my house

  • Comment Link Posted By Dana123

    My #hiddengem is in Steinbach, MB Canada called Main Bread and Butter and they are a restaurant/store that has THE best homemade chicken noodle soup and sandwiches/wraps.

  • Comment Link Posted By KERI LEE

    Middleton Lakes near Tamworth. Since having children, I've become very outdoorsy however don't like to take the kids to overly busy places. We saw a sign for Middleton Lakes when visiting friends and thought it was worth a look. It was the best choice ever! We come here in the summer for lovely summer picnics and berry picking, In the winter it is just breathtaking to be wrapped up warm, walking with the beautiful views of woodlife nature. There is a very magical feeling to Middleton Lakes, with the den building area to the long wooded walks. My family love this place, it's hardly used apart from a few birdwatchers and it feels like our #hiddengem x

  • Comment Link Posted By john dallas

    My #hiddengem is the Cushendun Caves in Cushendun, Northern Ireland. It's a lesser known spot that doesn't have large crowds and has beautiful scenery.

  • Comment Link Posted By Louise Asekokhai

    My #HiddenGem is a very pretty fishing village called Cadgwith in Cornwall, it has a small beach, amazing walks along stunning coastline and a really lovely pub that has a really nice atmosphere.

  • Comment Link Posted By amandaa5449

    My #hiddengem is Abergovy beach, Wales - so calming and unspoilt

  • Comment Link Posted By Shirley Sommerfeld

    My #hiddengem is the beautiful Shuswap area of Sicamous and Salmon Arm, B.C. Absolutely beautiful!

  • Comment Link Posted By Billie R

    When I was younger we went to a little cave type watering hole in Stone Mountain, Georgia that was so much fun.

  • Comment Link Posted By gail whitworth

    My #hiddengem is Chesterman Beach near Tofino, BC. The only place I know where you can and do surf with the Orcas.

  • Comment Link Posted By Denae Boucher

    My #HiddenGem is a bench overlooking a pond in Oak Hammock Marsh. Watching the birds and soaking up the sun is one of the most relaxing things for me to do.

  • Comment Link Posted By Denae Boucher

    My #HiddenGem is a bench within Oak Hammock Marsh (Just outside of Winnipeg, Manitoba). It is so relaxing soaking up the sun and watching all the birds swim in the pond.

  • Comment Link Posted By christina

    Greece's north-west coast,north-west of Párga is unbelievable that you can feel a sense of seclusion from major resorts and so much beautiful coastline.

  • Comment Link Posted By tara clover

    The beautiful, serene beach in Caister in Norfolk is my #hiddengem of choice

  • Comment Link Posted By Jessica Bleasdale

    Our #hiddengem is the Hole in the Wall in Port Alberni, British Columbia on Vancouver Island

  • Comment Link Posted By laura feist

    MY HIDDEN GEM IS IN MEXICO#hidden gem

  • Comment Link Posted By Chrinstine

    I have been browsing online more than three hours today, yet I never found any interesting article like yours. It is pretty worth enough for me. In my view, if all web owners and bloggers made good content as you did, the internet will be a lot more useful than ever before. http://yahoo.net/

  • Comment Link Posted By Chrinstine

    I have been browsing online more than three hours today, yet I never found any interesting article like yours. It is pretty worth enough for me. In my view, if all web owners and bloggers made good content as you did, the internet will be a lot more useful than ever before. http://yahoo.net/

  • Comment Link Posted By MichelleD

    My #hiddengem is Buttermere lake, in the Lake District at sunset. It's so beautiful and so peaceful

  • Comment Link Posted By Judith R.

    My hidden gem is the Acre Guest House, a youth hostel in a great location with 76 rooms equipped with air conditioning, cable TV sets, mini fridges and facilities for making coffee.

  • Comment Link Posted By judy nathan

    My hidden gem has to be Southwold in suffolk x

  • Comment Link Posted By Joana Bento

    My #hiddengem is the University of Coimbra, in Portugal. I just love it and it my favorite place on earth

  • Comment Link Posted By Susan Trubey

    Brecon Beacons

  • Comment Link Posted By Doreen Lamoureux

    We just came back from Tobermory ,Ontario. That is definitely a #hiddengem

  • Comment Link Posted By Stephanie

    Rod and Reel, Anna Maria Island, Florida is a wonderful place to watch the sun set. It is a restaurant and fishing club built out in the bay, amazing food as well as beautifully "painted" skies. A fantastic end to any day.

  • Comment Link Posted By Breanna Davies

    My #hiddengem is The Knotty Shop in Salcha, Alaska. Such a wonderful local gift shop to walk through and browse. They also serve the best ice cream and it's great seeing the different alaskan animals created out of knotted wood out front.

  • Comment Link Posted By Julie Booth

    My #hiddengem is Al Maha desert resort and spa in Dubai- the service, rooms, quality of food, surroundings is sheer luxury and the views overlooking your sunrise desert landscape from your private infinity pool are second to none!

  • Comment Link Posted By Michelle Buckle

    Mothers Ivy Bay fav place in the world

  • Comment Link Posted By Irena Matković

    My #hiddengem is Blue Lagoon Geothermal Spa in Iceland! I adore spas and it's visually spectacular lagoon. The water temperature in the bathing and swimming area of the lagoon averages 37–39 °C.

  • Comment Link Posted By Allan Fullarton

    MY hidden gem is in Bamburgh, beautiful. #hidden gem

  • Comment Link Posted By Nicola Pretato

    One of my hidden gem is a restaurant located in the heart of Ibiza. This restaurant is in the middle of the island and it's an old finca (tipycal old Ibizenca houses) renewed, with a huge garden and a lot of table outside. The family that run this restaurant is an Italian family from tuscany, that moved to Ibiza in 1979. The kitchen is italian/mediterranean and the food is simply amazing. They have a good wine selection and the cost for one meal is not too exepensive. Things that I love of this restaurant are that is located in the middle of nowhere, food is amazing, cats and dogs normally comes to your table especially if are eating outside, lots of table are outside under trees so it's normal that leaves can fall down to your table or you hear birds singing while eating. Here you have the link of the restaurant http://palomaibiza.com/ if you are on the island check it out, cheers.

  • Comment Link Posted By Sheri Darby

    Alverstoke in Hampshire - a dream seaside village, totally untouched by the 20th century

  • Comment Link Posted By Stephanie LaPlante

    There is a hidden gem in my home, on my living room wall of a beautiful flower painting. The artist is my mom who is also a hidden gem.

  • Comment Link Posted By Julie P.

    #hiddengems My hidden gem is Flowerpot island near, accessible only by boat, just 6.5 kilometers off the coast of Tobermory. Love it because the boat ride is fun and you can walk around the island.

  • Comment Link Posted By Dale Dow

    Royal Edinburgh botanical gardens in Edinburgh

  • Comment Link Posted By Lauren Old

    Kynance Cove, Cornwall - Such a beautiful place on the edge of the Cornish coast

  • Comment Link Posted By Michelle Wild

    Cresswell Beach in high summer minus the visitors. It is calm, quiet and sandy with birds and dog walkers and the occasional horse. I like the solitude.

  • Comment Link Posted By Cheryl G

    #hiddengem My hideden gem is Blea Tarn in Great Langdale, Cumbria. I discovered it by accident when walking in the Lakes & its breathtaking, over looked by trees and surrounded by the Langdale Pikes. We now have to stop & find it every time we visit the Lakes & rarely see anyone else there. A little distance from the bigger lakes, it doesn't seem to attract the same attention, which is just the way we like it.

  • Comment Link Posted By Donna Craggs

    I adore Marbella, the old town with its cobbled streets, churches and traditional shops and then a tem minute strollbrings you to the promenade and gorgeous beaches with the sound of the sea gently laping on the shore. The best of both worlds, culture, shopping and relaxation all at hand.

  • Comment Link Posted By paula cheadle

    There is a beach in south spain, I don't know the name but I know exactly where it is, been there a few time. The beach is very secluded, you have to go though a reserve for animals on a very narrow road, for 2=3 miles, not many people know about,I found it on accident, I like it because it's very quite and peaceful and away from the tourists

  • Comment Link Posted By Claire Ward

    Ours is Filey beach in the uk

  • Comment Link Posted By Oksana Fitzgerald

    My #hiddengem is a little beach on Azov sea, the place where I was born, with shallow and very warm sea.

  • Comment Link Posted By Leisl Gering

    My #hiddengem is Torch Lake in Michigan. The crystal blue waters almost look the Caribbean, they are so turquoise. My family has enjoyed several weeks there in the summer, and the memories are very special.

  • Comment Link Posted By Jenny S

    My #HiddenJem is Gooseberry Falls State Park near Two Harbors, MN. The falls and scenery are breathtaking. I could spend hours just watching the falls.

  • Comment Link Posted By Lisa Walker

    My hidden gem is a small town on the coast of Italy. We visited there 3 years ago. It is such a beautiful and peaceful place!

  • Comment Link Posted By Joanne Casey

    My hidden gem is Ile Aux Cerfs Island in Mauritius. Its absolutely stunning, just like a bounty advert!

  • Comment Link Posted By Kayla Mills

    Unfortunately I don't get to travel as much as I would like because I'm a carer to my autistic boy so we're limited to where we go. And although not quite so hidden my favourite gem ever was a bench at the side of the Themes in London, the pure peace, joy and amazement in my sons smile will stay in my memory forever.

  • Comment Link Posted By Sheila Hodgson

    Holkham beach, North Norfolk. Tucked down a private drive this enormous expanse of perfect sand is flanked by sand-dunes and is the perfect place to spend a peaceful day. No plane travel required, no entry fees, no slot machines, just nature.

  • Comment Link Posted By Mary H

    My #hiddengem is Duneen Beach, near Clonakilty. Perfectly secluded spot for a romantic picnic or solitary stroll.

  • Comment Link Posted By jacqui graham

    my hidden gem is elbow beach, Bermuda x

  • Comment Link Posted By Tina

    My #hiddengem is Lubenice, small place at the island of Cres, Croatia. It has the most beautiful beach in the world

  • Comment Link Posted By Danielle B

    My hidden gem is my in-laws property that overlooks other mountains

  • Comment Link Posted By Ruth Liddle-Howden

    Kolocep in Croatia, had a great first hoilday with my partner there

  • Comment Link Posted By Lorraine Mabbitt

    My hidden gem is Croxley moor by the canal absolutely beautiful

  • Comment Link Posted By gemma raines

    tough one this but I think museum gardens in york its lovely to sit in there bits you can explore, squirels to feed sometimes you can hold wild birds, ,its right near the river and im very lucky that it is right on my doorstep love it #hiddengem.

  • Comment Link Posted By nicola james

    jesmond dene,its in newcaste and it lovely,doesnt feel like you are in a city when you are there,lovely river walk,animals for the kids,it is amazing.

  • Comment Link Posted By Hayley Todd

    My #HiddenGem is Restaurant il Giardano, Pollenca in Majorca. It sits in a gorgeous position where you are able to watch the comings and goings of the town square. Excellent, attentive and friendly service, phenomenal food and excellent and wide ranging menu!

  • Comment Link Posted By christine WESTLAKE

    my hidden gem is Queenstown south Island new Zealand just so beautiful, the scenery is out of this world

  • Comment Link Posted By Rachel white

    My # hidden gem is a beautiful valley behind my house... it has wild geese.. a pair of herons & has a beautiful stream with rickety bridges over it... so quiet & undiscovered. .. bliss!

  • Comment Link Posted By Karen Howden

    #hiddengem My hidden gem is a small campsite on the cliffs near St Davids Head, its quiet but beautiful and its where I feel closest to my son

  • Comment Link Posted By katy bulcock

    my hidden gem is an old abandoned quarry near to our house. Last year we took up geocaching and found loads of new walks in our area. We had walked past this certain quarry loads of times but never seen it infact we didnt even know it was there. But my father in law was certain it was as he said he played there often as a child. So after talking to a few neighbours we ventured up the hill and a little off the beaten track to find a sunset filled pool of crystal blue water. You cant get down to it anymore however there is a little wooden boat thats obviously been there some time at the bottom. We sit on the rocks above and bask in its glory! This is in Steeton in Yorkshire we are blessed to live amongst such gorgeous hidden gems :)

  • Comment Link Posted By Cerys John

    Mullaloo Beach in Perth- so quiet on some stretches of sand and pure paradise!

  • Comment Link Posted By Natalie Crossan

    My #HiddenJem is rottingdean beach right next door to Brighton beach. It's like being on holiday when you're there!

  • Comment Link Posted By carol boffey

    My hidden gem is fowey in cornwall

  • Comment Link Posted By Anne Eames

    Wilton's Music Hall in Hackney, London. Wonderfully restored to former glory, can take an interesting tour or catch a performance

  • Comment Link Posted By Steve Davies

    My #hiddengem is in Pembrokeshire, a must visit place is Barafundle Bay. You can only access it on foot, nearest car park is a 20 minute walk away across the beautiful Welsh coastline. Anyone who's been there takes away memories that last forever.

  • Comment Link Posted By Pia Stephens

    My #hiddengem is a small bar called Chez Jules 10 minute drive from the town of Rochechouart, Limousin region in South West France. The couple who owns it is friendly and instantly makes you feel at home, the food is to die for and don't get me started with the drinks and wine list, perfect! The fact that the village is almost like stepping back to the 40's x

  • Comment Link Posted By Robyn Clarke

    Goatshed restaurant, Fairview wine farm, Cape, South Africa. We found it by accident looking for a different wine farm. Best wine I've ever tasted, amazing scenery and the restaurant is amazing, best food of the entire trip.

  • Comment Link Posted By Shelly Layle

    #HiddenGem for me it has to be Dong Huong Vietnamese restaurant in Paris . It's a small Vietnamese restaurant hidden away in Belleville but the authentic dishes are to die for , and at ridiculously cheap prices!

  • Comment Link Posted By Beverley Sharp

    My hidden gem is Helen's Bay in Northern Ireland. It is the epitome of peace and tranquillity.

  • Comment Link Posted By Jasmine

    PORTSEA PUB - VICTORIA, AUS - An incredibly breathtaking pub with an exceptional view, amazing food, and wonderfully friendly staff, folk and atmosphere. You can easily lose track of time in the beer garden with a view to die for and spend all afternoon (seemingly) feeling healthy with fresh sea air, while slowly getting sozzled ;) The amazing Portsea lookout at Fort Pearce around the corner where you can walk off your meal on a spectacular beach with another spectacular view! A must see on the Mornington Peninsula.

  • Comment Link Posted By kerry@verrykerry.com

    NDOLE BAY LODGE_LAKE TANGYANIKA, ZAMBIA * My all time favourite place in the world* I spent many family holidays here as a child and it is hard to describe in words. It's absolutely spectacular. In a stunning natural beauty kind of way. Get away from it all and understand what real beauty is! Thatched roofs welcome you in typical african style, with everything from luxury chalets to camping available. Have a drink on the stunning stilted wood thatch pontoon over the lake while you watch the sun go down and listen to the happy grunt of the hippos and increasing insect song as night falls. The food is sensational, plentiful and included in your price. While I recommend being still for a time to take in the beauty, there are endless things to do. Scuba diving, snorkeling, game drives, boat cruises, picnics, and always a friendly, vibrant bunch to hang out with or ask questions to. Which brings me to the owners. Craig & Elise Zytkow run the show and you couldn't ask for a nicer, more accommodating, welcoming couple! You will learn a gazillion things you never knew, feel more African and in touch with the earth, feel utterly blown away by what they have created over the years and welly jelly of what they wake up to each day. Thoughtful, kind and professional, they are faultless and I know you will undoubtedly have the most magnificent stay. Slightly off the beaten track ... but totally and utterly worth it! Make it happen! You really won't regret it. http://ndolebaylodge.com/

  • Comment Link Posted By melissa fowers

    #HiddenGem is in Ottawa Ontario Canada at Hogs back!! Thanks for the chance

  • Comment Link Posted By Mary Baez

    my only experience is intern tourism in my island PR. Going to El Yunque, the sunflowers fields, the beach, phosphorescent lake, etc. Hope this year going to travel outside my island.

  • Comment Link Posted By gemmab79

    Xcaret Park in Mexico is amazing. It's a national park where you can snorkel, see animals living in the wild and do all sorts of exhilarating activities too. It's well.worth a visit

  • Comment Link Posted By rusthawk

    My hidden gem is Cafe des Amis in Breaux Bridge, LA. There you can get the best cajun food while listening to live cajun zydeco music and watching the locals dance the weekend morning away. Very relaxing and a joyous atmosphere.

  • Comment Link Posted By pollyzeath

    Unbeatable Nairn Beach - its the most wonderful feeling living close to one of the most beautiful beaches on the Scottish coastline. I can visit whenever I want for free, see dolphins swimming past, watch whales, seals, and sometimes see seal pups on the beach playing. There is a plethora of porpoises, plovers, and sometimes sandpipers and geese. I am very lucky indeed and never take any of it for granted.

  • Comment Link Posted By doreenhoerold

    Zanzibar Coffee House in Stown Town, Zanzibar - a fabulous place to experience the hustle and bustle of Stown Town. It's a hotel right behind the market area, literally impossible to get to by car, and once you slip into the building, you're catapulted into 1001 Arabian nights. The cafe downstairs servces food that would make you stay forever, the rooms are uniquely built and decorated, and there is a rooftop bar with a view over Stown Town you won't get anywhere else. The bar is an honesty bar - you pay what you say you need to pay. Need I say more ? One of the view hotels I've stayed in that I'm craving to go back to (and I've seen a LOT of awesome hotels! ;p )

  • Comment Link Posted By couponboss

    The top of Cadillac Mountain in Acadia National Park in Maine. It's the first place to see the sunrise. It's lovely, but obviously you have to get up early and prepare to be cold!

  • Comment Link Posted By aaronem251

    #hiddengem would be whistler BC

  • Comment Link Posted By egliocz

    Two small but wonderful beaches in southern Italy: Darsena Beach, in Maratea and Arcomagno in San Nicola Arcella, amazing yet unknown places.

  • Comment Link Posted By Anthony L

    There's this little town in Quebec's lower Laurantians called Lachute where every summer, from mid-June to late August, an antiquess auction is held every Tuesday. It's one of the best-kept secrets for antiques hunters from all-over.

  • Comment Link Posted By Karen Hill

    Our hidden gem is a tiny little beach just 3miles from us, its gorgeous , Dinas its called, stunning hidden gem x

  • Comment Link Posted By Verry Kerry

    Wow, it's great to see we have already discovered many new awesome places! Thank you! @Melissa Fowers @aaronem251 Can you tell us why these places are special? @Karen Hill, how wonderful! Can you tell us which Country it is? Thank you all, keep them coming! :)

  • Comment Link Posted By Tyler LeFevre

    Carlsbad Caverns in New Mexico

  • Comment Link Posted By Mona LeFevre

    Blue Ridge Parkway in the Fall for sure.

  • Comment Link Posted By Jacqueline Ford

    This summer we discovered the little town of El Toro in Mallorca. We booked an apartment on airbnb which had a fantastic view over the newly built marina there. Its a very small town with traditional restaurants on the main street and more upmarket places in the marina. There is a small beach, which was never crowded and mainly used by Spanish families. Altogether, a lovely laid back, safe place far removed from the madness of Magaluf and Santa Ponsa (which are a short bus ride away). The capital, Palma, is also very close by bus and is so pretty and charming.

  • Comment Link Posted By Teryn LeFevre

    Luray Caverns in Virginia. Beautiful.

  • Comment Link Posted By Stephanie Moore

    Colebrooke Cottages, Fermanagh, Northern Ireland - on the Brookeborough Estate owned by Lord and Lady Brooke - there are four or five cottages interspersed among a thousand acres of the most beautiful countryside I ever saw. The cottage we stayed in was a 400 year old workers cottage with all the modern conveniences but still maintaining its old world charm. I would go back there in a New York minute!

  • Comment Link Posted By SarahJ

    My #HiddenGem is a secluded lake in Northern Saskatchewan you can only kayak or canoe on.

  • Comment Link Posted By Christina Sleight

    SSutton Bank near Thirsk in Yorkshire - fantastic views

  • Comment Link Posted By iain

    #hiddengem luskentyre on the isle of harris its stunning

  • Comment Link Posted By ElizM

    Watching the sunrise over haleakala in Maui - awesome

  • Comment Link Posted By Sandi Tymchuk

    I really enjoy the bike trails along Red Willow park and Lois Hole Provincial park in St. Albert--fun and easy!

  • Comment Link Posted By Angelica

    My hidden gem is the beautiful Ihla Grande off the coast of Brasil. It's only accessible by ferry and there are no cars on the island. It's small and relatively untouched. I'd go back in a heartbeat! https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ilha_Grande

  • Comment Link Posted By GENA VIGGIANI

    #hiddengem is Veraison's restaurant at Glenora Winery in Dundee, NY! The food is to die for and the views are what dreams are made of!

  • Comment Link Posted By laura stewart

    #hiddengem is a place in the lake district called the herron cafe- amazing home cooked food and great friendly local staff x lovely place to eat and a great find x

  • Comment Link Posted By Kerry

    Ocean Drive in Newport, Rhode Island. I went to college in Newport and Ocean Drive became my special place. It was my place for happy times and sad times. A place I went with friends, and a place I would retreat to when I needed alone time. It was a place that no matter what time of year or what type of weather, it made me happy.

  • Comment Link Posted By Amanda P

    My hidden gem is a forest behind our house! It is so nice, deer, rabbits, lots of birds, etc, as well as a creek that my dog loves to splash in!

  • Comment Link Posted By Popcorn

    The Himalayan Cafe in New Farm, Brisbane is my hidden gem. It's slightly out of the way from the main drag but, boy, does it do some delicious coconut curries!!

  • Comment Link Posted By volcanopete

    #HiddenGem For me it's the tiny island of Gavdos off the south western coast of Crete-1 taverna and very few people especially in the close season-magical.

  • Comment Link Posted By Milley

    My hidden gem is the entire island of Bornholm in the Baltic sea. Wonderful to cycle around and stop for beer and smoked fish.

  • Comment Link Posted By Tracy Davis

    My hidden gem is Holbox Island.

  • Comment Link Posted By trevor griffiths

    still hunting for it such fun

  • Comment Link Posted By Tainan Lu

    PEI is beautiful #hiddengem

  • Comment Link Posted By Sophia L

    My hidden gem is BHI on the outerbanks of NC

  • Comment Link Posted By Margaret

    My hidden gem is durdle door hidden in the heart of cornwall

  • Comment Link Posted By Kimberley Hamilton

    My hidden gem is Picton in Ontario. Beautiful and serene!!

  • Comment Link Posted By Jenna Hudson

    My #hiddengem is the lake right behind my cottage! I love being right by the water and taking a boat ride anytime.

  • Comment Link Posted By Brenda Witherspoon-Bedard

    our hidden gem is Isla Mujerus, Mexico - we love it because of the beach and water colour . . . and the people are so welcoming <3 xoxo

  • Comment Link Posted By sxybrt23@gmail.com

    Burney Falls, Burney, CA - Hidden Jem :) #hiddengem

  • Comment Link Posted By Ashley B.

    I haven't been very many places, but my #hiddengem is Grafton Winery cottages

  • Comment Link Posted By Kayla @ TheEclecticElement

    There's a little winery near where I live that you wouldn't even know it was there! It's called McEachran Homestead Winery in Caledonia IL and it's such the cutest and sweetest place plus the wine maker really knows what she's doing! I just went there yesterday with a few friends of mine and we really enjoyed ourselves.

  • Comment Link Posted By Rosie Holloway

    My ~hiddengem is Il Casita restaurant in Crediton, Devon. The food and service is impeccable and in the Summer you can sit in their courtyard and feel like you are in tthe Med

  • Comment Link Posted By Charlotte Owen

    My hiddengem is a tiny vegetarian cafe in the centre of Bristol...not much on the outside but it's the most relaxing, delicious place!!!! #happyplace #hiddengem

  • Comment Link Posted By jayne hobson

    le morne maurituis

  • Comment Link Posted By Laura

    Swimming in the cenotes in Mexico, 150ft deep. A true once in a lifetime experience #hiddengems

  • Comment Link Posted By Sandy H

    Caiciques in Miami. Love their food.

  • Comment Link Posted By Rosanne

    #hiddengem Sitting around the pool on the deck stargazing @ the Sugar Mill Plantation in St. Croix USVI

  • Comment Link Posted By Rebecca Howells (@PeanutHog)

    My #hiddgengem has to be Contoy Island - small island in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo. It is protected by the government and is a National Park. Only a few tour companies have permission to bring the only at maximum 200 daily visitors to Isla Contoy. The wildlife is amazing - swim with stingray, turtles and hundreds of fish, as well as seeing many tropical marine birds. Beautiful scenery and beach and clear calm waters: heaven!

  • Comment Link Posted By Vicky loveday

    My little bit of paradise is right here in the UK. On the tip the The Brecon beacons. Absolutely stunning scenery, exhilarating every time I go there. It's totally beautiful Britain at its best.

  • Comment Link Posted By Tracey S Anderson

    My #hiddengem is a secluded beach in Corsica <3 My husband of almost 20 years surprised me with a trip to this beautiful part of the world whilst recuperating from a very serious illness which almost cost me my life. On the most gorgeous visit to this amazing beach he suddenly went done on one knee and asked me to renew our wedding vows which we plan to do 12 th April 2017. This beach will always be my #hiddengem X x

  • Comment Link Posted By Melody

    My #hiddenjem is Jade and Juniper Park! so beautiful and the colours in the lake just glisten. Yay, Kalamalka!

  • Comment Link Posted By Denise Jones

    It's Cornwall's fabulous Holywell Bay A hidden gem in every way Soft sandy beach, hidden caves Blue Atlantic sea and surfers's waves Family picnics, paddle in the stream Never crowded, just calm and serene Laze in the sand dunes, swim in the sea There is not a place more beautiful for me!

  • Comment Link Posted By donna large

    the beach hut cafe insothwold

  • Comment Link Posted By Lynn mackeonis

    Our little gem is a llittle town in North West France in Brittany called Ploumanach. Has the most dramatic pink granite rocks with a small island in the bay hosting a €15 million chateau owned by a french TV company. Monuments, crosses and hilly walks makes this town look different from every angle. Stunning view, picturesque coast lines and very french.

  • Comment Link Posted By Lauren Old

    My hidden gem is Kynance Cove in South West Cornwall. It's a beautiful small cove which bright blue waters out of the way of civilisation!

  • Comment Link Posted By carol boffey

    hiddengem sitting at the harbour in fowey cornwall

  • Comment Link Posted By Jennifer H.

    #hiddgengem- Colebrooke Cottages, Fermanagh, Northern Ireland - on the Brookeborough Estate

  • Comment Link Posted By John H.

    #hiddgengem I really enjoy the bike trails along Red Willow park and Lois Hole Provincial park in St. Albert--fun and easy

  • Comment Link Posted By Hayley Todd

    My #hiddengem is the Punta de n'Amer nature reserve in Majorca. It is a beautiful unspoilt nature reserve with hours of beautiful walks, where you can see the most wonderful and amazing wildlife all around you. It feels like you are miles from civilisation. Simply breathtaking!

  • Comment Link Posted By Karen Harrison

    It's nowhere tropical but I love Dinckley Woods in the Ribble Valley when the bluebells are out.

  • Comment Link Posted By Catherine

    The turf pub in Oxford is my #hidden-gem you can have a drink whilst viewing the back of the Uni and the pretty spires ?You can have Sunday lunch there and people watch and so far it has been my favorite pub in the UK

  • Comment Link Posted By Beverley Cousins

    Malta's hidden gem... You can take a horse and cart ride around the old walled capital of Malta that is full of architectural goodness, but I much preferred to walk and admire it all more closely. Mdina is also home to the best chocolate cake on the island, which can be found at the Fontanella Tea Gardens

  • Comment Link Posted By Pam Smith

    My #hiddengem is Grand Turk in The Turks and Caicos Islands. Stunning and unspoiled where donkeys have the right to go wherever they want!

  • Comment Link Posted By Serena La Pietra

    My hidden gem is/are the Cape Verde Islands. So unspoilt by the usual tourist and main stream outlets, and the waters around the islands are stunning too.

  • Comment Link Posted By Julie Steele

    My #hiddengem is the Kinabatangan River in Borneo. I travelled there whilst recovering from a serious illness a few years ago and it was absolutely amazing, you really felt a part of nature as we travelled down the river by boat with all sorts of wildlife roaming about, it was almost like being in a real life safari park!

  • Comment Link Posted By Laura Harrison

    My hidden gem has got to be the entire coast of Cornwall, such pretty views and the beaches are amazing. Thank you for the chance xxx

  • Comment Link Posted By sandra port

    I love my home town of Ashburton - just nestled at the foot of dartmoor in devon. There is a little spot hidden on a street behind the main one in town next to a large carpark with an amazing little teashop where you can get an incredible devonshire cream tea and chat with the wonderful owners plus just next door is a 3 storey house that has been converted into a second hand bookshop - it is just crammed full of literary gems to discover and every inch is packed with books.

  • Comment Link Posted By Zoe Graham

    The bierkeller in cheltenham!

  • Comment Link Posted By paula cheadle

    my hidden gem is in spain, if I tell you it won't be hidden anymore

  • Comment Link Posted By mixedlot

    my hidden gem is a lovely beach cove in Cornwall call Prusia Cove, park at the top and its a long winding walk down to a rocky shingle stoney beach in a right sunspot

  • Comment Link Posted By Joanne Atkinson

    The air was crisp, with a low lying mist tumbling down the soft and curvy meadow. As we reached the bend in the fast flowing river Swale, I saw it, Easby Abbey, the majestic ruin grey and stark, with an eerie stillness, and a story waiting to be told. My walking partner, Alfie a very inquisitive Springer Spaniel, and myself had walked only 40 minutes out of the hillside garrison town of Richmond North Yorkshire, where we had just arrived to start our three year attachment to an infantry battalion, my husband’s very first posting at the beginning of his 22 years in the Army. This was to be the first glance of the Abbey, and still holds a very special place in my heart. Whenever I arrived in a new place I would love nothing more than heading out, walking boots on, Alfie by my side, by far the best way to get to know a new area. Evoking the feelings from childhood, exploring and discovering, what treasures would you find, what hidden gems, how proud you feel when you share your spoils with the family, look what I found…. Easby Abbey was mine, never had I felt such an affinity to a place. The trees seemed to know my name, the river could mirror my emotions and feelings the Abbey its self, absorbed me, drew me in with a mystical quality I find hard to explain. I would love to share this place with you, I am sure if you are very lucky you too will become a part of it, once it gets a hold of your heart it will never let go, hey…, look what I found……

  • Comment Link Posted By Dale Dow

    a small island named Cramond Island, located in Cramond Edinburgh and can only be walked to when the tide is out

  • Comment Link Posted By CASSANDRA M

    My hidden gem is a reservoir by my house. It has the most relaxing scenery to take in and perfect for a bike ride or horse riding.

  • Comment Link Posted By david crabb

    #HiddenGem is Maybole (Jamaica, not the Scottish one) a small quiet town close to the Black River surrounded by beautiful countryside.

  • Comment Link Posted By Pauline Burroughs

    My hidden gem is Lulworth Cove in Dorset, absolutely beautiful

  • Comment Link Posted By Helen A

    My #hiddengems nomination is El Mirador cafe on Formentera island just off of the coast of Ibiza. It serves absolutely wonderful coffee and authentic local dishes, as well as providing breathtaking views of the island's lush greenery, white sands, and the crystal clear azure waters of the Balearic Sea.

  • Comment Link Posted By Laurie W.

    My #HiddenGem is the Waterfront Trail along the Great Lakes in Ontario, Canada http://www.waterfronttrail.org/ Great for walking, hiking, and biking, for a day triip or a longer adventure.

  • Comment Link Posted By Jill Fairbanks

    #hiddengem is in futureventura the ship wreck Hidden away on the beautiful sandy beach

  • Comment Link Posted By sheridarby

    #hiddengem West Wittering Beach - hidden and unbelievable

  • Comment Link Posted By Robyn Clarke

    Francois' Restaurant in Fish Hoek, The Cape, South Africa, amazing restaurant. They serve a divine tequila and chilli steak, most awesome dish ever.

  • Comment Link Posted By Gnei Usama

    My #Hiddengem is Mulanji mountain in Malawi. Such a breath taking view, a silent water fall, wild birds and little animals and lot of hand made wooden craft items to purchase. So lovely trail to climb.

  • Comment Link Posted By Natalie Crossan

    The Connaught pub in Hove, East Sussex. Especially the Sunday Roasts. Never had a roast like it!

  • Comment Link Posted By Oksana Fitzgerald

    A picnic in Tring with my daughter

  • Comment Link Posted By Julie Camm

    Beautiful Talisker Bay on the Isle of Skye....so remote and wild yet romantic....(don't know how to post a photo on this!)

  • Comment Link Posted By Sue Price

    My #hiddengem is the very beautiful Gunton Warren Nature Reserve in Suffolk. The place is idyllic, with steps leading down to the beach, which is always near deserted, it's amazing having the beach to yourself at times. The Coast path along the top of the Nature Reserve is lovely, covered in lush ferns and trees with a breathtaking view of the North Sea. There are lots of winding little paths that lead down to the beach, we visited 2 days ago and the kids had great fun blackberry picking. What I love most is the tranquility of the place, it's so peaceful, I instantly relax when I'm there and lose myself in my surroundings. It really is such a wonderful place, it's my special place and I love it

  • Comment Link Posted By Verry Kerry

    Week 1 is over and we have discovered so many hidden gems! Thank you everyone! The winner will be picked on Saturday & Week 2 will kick off on the same day! As we had so many entries we are still adding them all to the map...we'll get there soon! If you have not yet received your 20% voucher don't worry, it will arrive verry soon as well!

  • Comment Link Posted By Karen

    Walking the dog down to Lough Currane in Waterville, Co Kerry :) Ireland, just sitting by the shore watching him splashing around, so peaceful and beautiful

  • Comment Link Posted By Karen

    Walking the dog down to Lough Currane in Waterville, Co Kerry :) Ireland, just sitting by the shore watching him splashing around, so peaceful and beautiful

  • Comment Link Posted By A

    Loch Muick in the Cairngorms, Scotland. Uncrowded, and both accessible and wild. Magical.

  • Comment Link Posted By John Ettery

    My hidden Gem is the Cafe Royal at Fleetwood Lancashire England. They cook the best HOMEMADE meals anywhere I have been, the soup for is delicious and the roast Beef dinner is to die for. I have travelled the world and I can honestly say, that good old fashioned English food at very reasonable prices this "Little Gem cannot be beaten

  • Comment Link Posted By Karen Barrett

    My #hiddengem is Mooloolaba, Queensland. It has something for everyone, the beautiful beach, surfers club, rec. ground, quaint and unusual shops, glorious vista but most importantly it is where my family live.

  • Comment Link Posted By Joanna Ford

    My hidden gem is Golden Bay beach near Mellieha in Malta. It really is paradise and the sea and the sand is gorgeous. Quite a few people do go there but it is still a beautiful place to visit and somewhat peaceful too.

  • Comment Link Posted By Brad Start

    Sitting with my wife in our own garden on a warm summer evening after having spent the day getting the garden looking great.

  • Comment Link Posted By Glynis Soper

    Great competition!

  • Comment Link Posted By Judith R.

    My hidden gem is the the seafront boulevard of the Georgian resort of Batumi. The weather isn't always sunny there but the locals always are.

  • Comment Link Posted By Rebecca Saunders

    Beese's Tea Gardens, River Avon, Bristol, hidden gem within the woods resting on the River Avon, you can also take a little boat across the river - bliss.

  • Comment Link Posted By kaya corbridge

    My hidden gem is in West Virginia .. lake buffalo ! its absolutely beautiful !

  • Comment Link Posted By Carol Boffey

    Burnley falls burnley

  • Comment Link Posted By Avs

    The Roselands, Cornwall. Far from the madding crowd.

  • Comment Link Posted By Margaret Murray

    My hidden gem is Luskentyre Beach, Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides Scotland. You have to see it to believe it. I was lucky enough to be born not far from there, so every visit back to Scotland, I have to visit. @mm_murray

  • Comment Link Posted By Jacki Mactaggart

    My #HiddenGem is at the southeastern end of Antigua. The beautiful Half Moon Bay is fringed by one of Antigua's best beaches. It's protected by a reef and has an idyllic crescent of fine white sand lapped by azure sea-excellent snorkeling on calm days. Pack a bottle of Caribbean rum,suntan cream and chill X

  • Comment Link Posted By AEKZ2

    My hidden gem is northern Japan. I loved hiking through the mountains on a narrow trail.

  • Comment Link Posted By Julie

    Our hidden gem is a place called Firkin Point on the banks of Loch Lomond. So peaceful!

  • Comment Link Posted By Tracey S Anderson

    After almost losing my life to a very serious illness, my husband organised a surprise holiday for me to recuperate which was a Med cruise. One of the ports of call was Corsica, where we found a lovely secluded cove on the beach. After having a gorgeous picnic lunch my hubby then got down on one knee and propsed that we renew our wedding vows! I t was so romantic, and such a very special moment. We are planning to renew our vows in the company of all our family and friends on 12th April ( our 20th wedding anniversary ) and return back to Corsica My #hiddengem and take a trip to what we consider 'Our Beach' for a honeymoon. <3 X x x

  • Comment Link Posted By Donna Craggs

    I adore Cartmel in Cumbria. It is so quaint with individual, unique shops, friendly people, great food and close to all the lakes. A perfect lace to stay and to explore the local area.

  • Comment Link Posted By Sarah Cooper

    St Michael's Mount - so beautiful! #hiddengem

  • Comment Link Posted By Tracey Tedford

    #hiddengem My hidden gem is the Slow Boat chinese restaurant in Costa Tequise, Lanzarote. Great food, friendly staff and inexpensive

  • Comment Link Posted By sheridarby

    #hiddengem My hidden gem is the wonderful West Wittering Beach in West Sussex - the best beach ever

  • Comment Link Posted By adeinne tonner

    I would have to say my bedroom as it's a place i can unwind and relax while watching an movie or too

  • Comment Link Posted By kim styles

    My #hiddengem is the turquoise lake hidden away up on the 'Coniston Old Man' Mountain in the Lake District

  • Comment Link Posted By Zoe Graham

    #HiddenGem is Le Comptoir Général in Canal St Martin, Paris. We were advised to go there by our AirBnB host. It is completely hidden from view, and once inside it is an amazing mix of museum, junk store, little shop horrors tribute?and bar/restaurant. Also they play blues/Jazz. If it sounds insane that's because it is and it shouldn't work, but it really does! Highly recommend a visit.

  • Comment Link Posted By Tasha

    My hidden Gem is the Baie Ternay Marine park of the Seychelles, Indian Ocean. It is my top amazing diving experience where I was lucky enough to swim with sharks, turtles and experience the most enchanted coral reef of diverse colors. It is also the sanctuary of Whale shark in the breeding season so I would recommend a visit around August-September (This time!).

  • Comment Link Posted By Tilly

    My hidden gem has to be the 'hidden gem' in my home town of Manchester, England. It really is hidden, so much so that hardly anyone seems to know it exists! It's a tiny little church, tucked away, yet it's right in the centre of the busy city. The moment you turn the corner near the church your transported into a quaint little town. It really is lovely. Whether your religious, appreciate old buildings (I'm sure it was built in the 1700's) or just need a quiet moment to gather your thoughts away from the hustle and bustle a walk around the square where it's situated is just lovely.

  • Comment Link Posted By Collette Mackey

    It's top hill, second biggest burial mound in the uk and burial place of Boudicca, really beautiful views and cool caves too!

  • Comment Link Posted By Cerys J

    Mullaloo Beach, Western Australia. Long stretch of golden sand and some parts are completely deserted!

  • Comment Link Posted By Leeanne

    My #hiddengem is in a Spanish town called Tossa De Mar, near Gerona. There are some really unusual things to see and we found a tiny little beach there with lots of rocks that formed little coves. It has gorgeous flowers growing in the rocks and is situated at the top of a small hill by the fort that sits on the main beach. It captured my heart

  • Comment Link Posted By joanne casey

    I absolutely love Ile Aux Cerfs in Mauritius. Its absolutely stunning, so beautiful its definitely my #hiddengem

  • Comment Link Posted By LORNA WIL

    MY hidden gem is in Venice. I love this so unique and beautiful island!

  • Comment Link Posted By Sarah Anthony

    My hidden gem is Wineglass Bay in Tasmania, Australia. It's a pretty tough 4 hour round-trip hike up a mountain and down the other side for an inexperienced hiker like myself, especially in 32 degrees heat. But it is totally worth it for the crystal clear blue sea and white sands when you get there!

  • Comment Link Posted By christine westlake

    my hidden gem is Queenstown south Island New Zealand

  • Comment Link Posted By Julie Camm

    Styal Country Park, you'd never guess that you are 1/2 mile away from one of the biggest housing estates in Europe. It's so peaceful and lovely there....

  • Comment Link Posted By KARL BOROWY

    #hiddengem PEMBROKESHIRE COASTAL WALK

  • Comment Link Posted By Philip Underwood

    My #hiddengem is Durdle Door in Dorset. It is so beautiful and I love it!

  • Comment Link Posted By Lorraine Mabbitt

    Croxley common Watford. Absolutely beautiful

  • Comment Link Posted By Helen Cruse

    The Island of Shuna off the west coast of Scotland. Separated from the Mainland by a one a half mile stretch of water, the Island is a little refuge. No Cars on the island, the houses are powered by Gas cannisters, and LRD lights powered by car batteries. The island is awash with wild life - where else would you rise willingly at 4 am to watch Otters scurrying South on the Island to start their day's fishing. Watch porpoises bounce out of the water, whilst roasting marshmallows in front of your house, stand in awe as a herd of deer pass by. Watch the sunsets turn the sea pink and red and blue, watch as the seals slip back through the water to half mile isle to nestle down for the night.

  • Comment Link Posted By Jemma Dwyer

    My hidden gem is halstead bluebell woods it's always quiet x

  • Comment Link Posted By karen

    The Blue Lagoon geo thermal pool in Iceland is amazing!

  • Comment Link Posted By sarah gray

    When I was a child, we would go to Mallorca every year to a little hidden gem called El Toro. Its been developed since then, but its still more off the beaten track and tranquil than its more infamous neighbours. x

  • Comment Link Posted By Ruth Wollerton

    Kuranda the Village in the rainforest, Cairns, Australia. True paradise

  • Comment Link Posted By Mary Baez

    My #HiddenGem is and always be Luquillo Beach PR. My Island paradise

  • Comment Link Posted By Doreen

    If you find yourself at a loss on a weekend in Colombo, Sri Lanka, go explore the Good Market on a Saturday afternoon, by the race course. Crammed full of local artists, designers, producers and amaaaaazing foods to try , you won't be bored. Lots of young Sri Lankans will be there to show off their creative skill and immense spirit of overcoming even the hardest of hardship in ever-new ways. You can pick up stunning clothes made from recycled saris, wooden sunglasses, there will be singers jamming away, all round awesome. Bought my favourite flip flops ever there! Go check it out :)

  • Comment Link Posted By Terrie-Ann Wright

    Our hidden gem is a lovely little pub in Wilton, Salisbury called The Greyhound. It's is very modern but quaint. It had an open fire in the winter, and a gorgeous little beer garden for the summer. The food is amazing.

  • Comment Link Posted By iain maciver

    my hidden gem is in luskentyre on the beach isle of harris outer hebrides#hiddengems

  • Comment Link Posted By Ashley C

    My hidden gem is the Luxus Hotel in St. John's Newfoundland. We recently stayed there and were very impressed with not only the room but also the amazing service we received. The cocktails in the lounge are pretty good too ;)

  • Comment Link Posted By rosalind

    #hiddengem on the beautiful island of St Lucia.

  • Comment Link Posted By lucy Higgins

    My hidden gem is in Malvern bluebell woods, its so pretty

  • Comment Link Posted By SarahJ

    My #hiddengem is on the farm I grew up. It is an orchard filled with fruit trees and the birds singing. I love going back home to visit and sitting in the orchard.

  • Comment Link Posted By justin sparks

    My #hiddengem is our backyard...its where I watch my children play...where I watch their face light up when they learn or discover something new and exciting...its memories I get to keep forever.

  • Comment Link Posted By Stephanie Moore

    The Old Inn, Crawfordsburn, Derry, Northern Ireland. This is the most wonderful place - an inn built in 1614! It is full of nooks and crannies, lovely old rooms that still look as it were still 1614. The food is amazing too - fresh fish and chips and the tenderest lamb I ever ate. Anyone going to Northern Ireland should not miss this - the whole village is all old tudor houses!

  • Comment Link Posted By Surinder Gurm

    Strawberry Cafe in Richmond, Virginia with the bath tub salad bar, my kids actually created their own play version

  • Comment Link Posted By Chanel

    My hidden gem is a local cafe in the town where I live; I love it because it is fair-trade, sustainable, and co-op

  • Comment Link Posted By Donna

    My #hiddengem is Morocco love the local markets

  • Comment Link Posted By Wehaf

    La Michoacana in LaSalle, IL, US is a hidden gem. Not far from the gorgeous Starved Rock State park, it's the perfect place to eat after a hike. The tacos and burritos are very good, but their house-made aguas frescas and paletas (popsicles) in amazing flavors like horchata, dulce de leche, walnut, guava, and more really elevate this humble restaurant to a higher plane. It has plenty of dairy-free, gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan options, so it's a good choice even for those with food restrictions.

  • Comment Link Posted By Grace S.

    my #hiddenGem is the beach at Banderas Bay Mexico

  • Comment Link Posted By Kimberley Hamilton

    My hidden gem is this awesome hidden beach up in Picton. Beautiful and quiet! I like to bring friends or family here but when others ask me for a beach recommendation, I send them elsewhere!!

  • Comment Link Posted By gljordan

    #Hidden Gem Lavergne TN

  • Comment Link Posted By Mary Beth Elderton

    My #hiddengem is really well hidden! We honeymooned at Longbow Resort in the Arkansas Ozarks. While there, you are in your own world---literally as there is little contact with the outside. The suites, complete with small a kitchen, are built into the sides of the hills so some of the walls are actually rock. There was a beautiful waterfall just outside the big glass windows. It is absolutely gorgeous in a primitive sort of way. Only for those looking for a real getaway. http://longbowresorts.com/

  • Comment Link Posted By Hayley Elvin

    My #HiddenGem is Brimham Rocks in Yorkshire. It goes back to old fashioned fun, exploring the outdoors, climbing rocks and seeing the beautiful views.

  • Comment Link Posted By Amanda P

    my #hiddengem is a huge off leash dog 'park' called thousand acres! It is not really a park (HUGE!) and has lots of trails through woods, open fields and a calm river!

  • Comment Link Posted By Dawn gordon

    My #HiddenGem is the internet to work me away to places I can not afford to travel to

  • Comment Link Posted By MARGARET H

    MY GEM IS THE RIVER PARK IN HORSEFLY BC VERY PEACEFULL ALWAYS RESTORES ME

  • Comment Link Posted By Anna Cheetham

    #HiddenGem Sirmione Lake Garda, Italy Beautiful and the ice cream is amazing!

  • Comment Link Posted By Hannah

    Bullfrog Brewery in Williamsport, PA is my #hiddengem. Great vegan food and atmosphere, I go there all of the time!

  • Comment Link Posted By Colin Gault

    Slow Boat Chinese restaurant fab and cheap

  • Comment Link Posted By Michelle Smith

    My hidden gem is my garden because it's a south facing garden so it's always really hot in the summer

  • Comment Link Posted By Jennifer Monteiro

    My #hiddengems is Mineral Springs Resort at Sycamore in Avila Beach, CA. They have private hillside hot tub rentals that look out to nature.

  • Comment Link Posted By Theresa C.

    Long Beach Lodge Resort at Cox Bay in Tofino, British Columbia is our hidden gem! We escaped there when the stress of work just got too much. Some people would love it in the summer, but we prefer storm-watching in the winter ;p.

  • Comment Link Posted By Diana

    Tofino in November ~ The very West coast of Vancouver Island is home to Tofino, the most amazing place to watch storms roll in and pound the coast. Awe inspiring!

  • Comment Link Posted By Sandi Tymchuk

    My husband introduced me to a #hiddengem while travelling to Vancouver Island: Chemainus, BC is such a beautiful town, with many murals (at least several years ago).

  • Comment Link Posted By Robyn Bellefleur

    Atlantis in the Bahamas. It is my hidden gem because of the serenity there and the fantastic weather.

  • Comment Link Posted By BlackAsphodel

    My hidden gem is Shibuya in Tokyo.

  • Comment Link Posted By BlackAsphodel

    My hidden gem is Shibuya in Tokyo because it's a major fashion & nightlife area.

  • Comment Link Posted By jennifer haden

    My #hiddengem is going along the coastline in Malibu, California and finding little quiet secluded places along the beach to destress and unwind x :)

  • Comment Link Posted By Despina Veneti

    My #hiddengem is the whimsical Le Café Des Chats in Paris, 16 rue Michel Le Comte, Paris 3, at the heart of Le Marais. There one can enjoy a cup of tea or coffee, light lunch or dessert, while being around a few dozens of adorable cats and kittens -all clean and healthy, of course- that were previously abandoned or unwanted. It makes my day every time I visit it!

  • Comment Link Posted By Lulu

    My #hiddengem is Mylopotamos beach in Greece- absolutely stunning landscape, rocks and turquoise sea!

  • Comment Link Posted By Yvonne Tabaracci

    My #hiddengem is where I live in Toronto, Canada at Palace Pier with all the land, nature and lake behind us.

  • Comment Link Posted By janine a

    my #hiddengem is a little walking trail close to my house

  • Comment Link Posted By Dana123

    My #hiddengem is in Steinbach, MB Canada called Main Bread and Butter and they are a restaurant/store that has THE best homemade chicken noodle soup and sandwiches/wraps.

  • Comment Link Posted By KERI LEE

    Middleton Lakes near Tamworth. Since having children, I've become very outdoorsy however don't like to take the kids to overly busy places. We saw a sign for Middleton Lakes when visiting friends and thought it was worth a look. It was the best choice ever! We come here in the summer for lovely summer picnics and berry picking, In the winter it is just breathtaking to be wrapped up warm, walking with the beautiful views of woodlife nature. There is a very magical feeling to Middleton Lakes, with the den building area to the long wooded walks. My family love this place, it's hardly used apart from a few birdwatchers and it feels like our #hiddengem x

  • Comment Link Posted By john dallas

    My #hiddengem is the Cushendun Caves in Cushendun, Northern Ireland. It's a lesser known spot that doesn't have large crowds and has beautiful scenery.

  • Comment Link Posted By Louise Asekokhai

    My #HiddenGem is a very pretty fishing village called Cadgwith in Cornwall, it has a small beach, amazing walks along stunning coastline and a really lovely pub that has a really nice atmosphere.

  • Comment Link Posted By amandaa5449

    My #hiddengem is Abergovy beach, Wales - so calming and unspoilt

  • Comment Link Posted By Shirley Sommerfeld

    My #hiddengem is the beautiful Shuswap area of Sicamous and Salmon Arm, B.C. Absolutely beautiful!

  • Comment Link Posted By Billie R

    When I was younger we went to a little cave type watering hole in Stone Mountain, Georgia that was so much fun.

  • Comment Link Posted By gail whitworth

    My #hiddengem is Chesterman Beach near Tofino, BC. The only place I know where you can and do surf with the Orcas.

  • Comment Link Posted By Denae Boucher

    My #HiddenGem is a bench overlooking a pond in Oak Hammock Marsh. Watching the birds and soaking up the sun is one of the most relaxing things for me to do.

  • Comment Link Posted By Denae Boucher

    My #HiddenGem is a bench within Oak Hammock Marsh (Just outside of Winnipeg, Manitoba). It is so relaxing soaking up the sun and watching all the birds swim in the pond.

  • Comment Link Posted By christina

    Greece's north-west coast,north-west of Párga is unbelievable that you can feel a sense of seclusion from major resorts and so much beautiful coastline.

  • Comment Link Posted By tara clover

    The beautiful, serene beach in Caister in Norfolk is my #hiddengem of choice

  • Comment Link Posted By Jessica Bleasdale

    Our #hiddengem is the Hole in the Wall in Port Alberni, British Columbia on Vancouver Island

  • Comment Link Posted By laura feist

    MY HIDDEN GEM IS IN MEXICO#hidden gem

  • Comment Link Posted By Chrinstine

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  • Comment Link Posted By Chrinstine

    I have been browsing online more than three hours today, yet I never found any interesting article like yours. It is pretty worth enough for me. In my view, if all web owners and bloggers made good content as you did, the internet will be a lot more useful than ever before. http://yahoo.net/

  • Comment Link Posted By MichelleD

    My #hiddengem is Buttermere lake, in the Lake District at sunset. It's so beautiful and so peaceful

  • Comment Link Posted By Judith R.

    My hidden gem is the Acre Guest House, a youth hostel in a great location with 76 rooms equipped with air conditioning, cable TV sets, mini fridges and facilities for making coffee.

  • Comment Link Posted By judy nathan

    My hidden gem has to be Southwold in suffolk x

  • Comment Link Posted By Joana Bento

    My #hiddengem is the University of Coimbra, in Portugal. I just love it and it my favorite place on earth

  • Comment Link Posted By Susan Trubey

    Brecon Beacons

  • Comment Link Posted By Doreen Lamoureux

    We just came back from Tobermory ,Ontario. That is definitely a #hiddengem

  • Comment Link Posted By Stephanie

    Rod and Reel, Anna Maria Island, Florida is a wonderful place to watch the sun set. It is a restaurant and fishing club built out in the bay, amazing food as well as beautifully "painted" skies. A fantastic end to any day.

  • Comment Link Posted By Breanna Davies

    My #hiddengem is The Knotty Shop in Salcha, Alaska. Such a wonderful local gift shop to walk through and browse. They also serve the best ice cream and it's great seeing the different alaskan animals created out of knotted wood out front.

  • Comment Link Posted By Julie Booth

    My #hiddengem is Al Maha desert resort and spa in Dubai- the service, rooms, quality of food, surroundings is sheer luxury and the views overlooking your sunrise desert landscape from your private infinity pool are second to none!

  • Comment Link Posted By Michelle Buckle

    Mothers Ivy Bay fav place in the world

  • Comment Link Posted By Irena Matković

    My #hiddengem is Blue Lagoon Geothermal Spa in Iceland! I adore spas and it's visually spectacular lagoon. The water temperature in the bathing and swimming area of the lagoon averages 37–39 °C.

  • Comment Link Posted By Allan Fullarton

    MY hidden gem is in Bamburgh, beautiful. #hidden gem

  • Comment Link Posted By Nicola Pretato

    One of my hidden gem is a restaurant located in the heart of Ibiza. This restaurant is in the middle of the island and it's an old finca (tipycal old Ibizenca houses) renewed, with a huge garden and a lot of table outside. The family that run this restaurant is an Italian family from tuscany, that moved to Ibiza in 1979. The kitchen is italian/mediterranean and the food is simply amazing. They have a good wine selection and the cost for one meal is not too exepensive. Things that I love of this restaurant are that is located in the middle of nowhere, food is amazing, cats and dogs normally comes to your table especially if are eating outside, lots of table are outside under trees so it's normal that leaves can fall down to your table or you hear birds singing while eating. Here you have the link of the restaurant http://palomaibiza.com/ if you are on the island check it out, cheers.

  • Comment Link Posted By Sheri Darby

    Alverstoke in Hampshire - a dream seaside village, totally untouched by the 20th century

  • Comment Link Posted By Stephanie LaPlante

    There is a hidden gem in my home, on my living room wall of a beautiful flower painting. The artist is my mom who is also a hidden gem.

  • Comment Link Posted By Julie P.

    #hiddengems My hidden gem is Flowerpot island near, accessible only by boat, just 6.5 kilometers off the coast of Tobermory. Love it because the boat ride is fun and you can walk around the island.

  • Comment Link Posted By Dale Dow

    Royal Edinburgh botanical gardens in Edinburgh

  • Comment Link Posted By Lauren Old

    Kynance Cove, Cornwall - Such a beautiful place on the edge of the Cornish coast

  • Comment Link Posted By Michelle Wild

    Cresswell Beach in high summer minus the visitors. It is calm, quiet and sandy with birds and dog walkers and the occasional horse. I like the solitude.

  • Comment Link Posted By Cheryl G

    #hiddengem My hideden gem is Blea Tarn in Great Langdale, Cumbria. I discovered it by accident when walking in the Lakes & its breathtaking, over looked by trees and surrounded by the Langdale Pikes. We now have to stop & find it every time we visit the Lakes & rarely see anyone else there. A little distance from the bigger lakes, it doesn't seem to attract the same attention, which is just the way we like it.

  • Comment Link Posted By Donna Craggs

    I adore Marbella, the old town with its cobbled streets, churches and traditional shops and then a tem minute strollbrings you to the promenade and gorgeous beaches with the sound of the sea gently laping on the shore. The best of both worlds, culture, shopping and relaxation all at hand.

  • Comment Link Posted By paula cheadle

    There is a beach in south spain, I don't know the name but I know exactly where it is, been there a few time. The beach is very secluded, you have to go though a reserve for animals on a very narrow road, for 2=3 miles, not many people know about,I found it on accident, I like it because it's very quite and peaceful and away from the tourists

  • Comment Link Posted By Claire Ward

    Ours is Filey beach in the uk

  • Comment Link Posted By Oksana Fitzgerald

    My #hiddengem is a little beach on Azov sea, the place where I was born, with shallow and very warm sea.

  • Comment Link Posted By Leisl Gering

    My #hiddengem is Torch Lake in Michigan. The crystal blue waters almost look the Caribbean, they are so turquoise. My family has enjoyed several weeks there in the summer, and the memories are very special.

  • Comment Link Posted By Jenny S

    My #HiddenJem is Gooseberry Falls State Park near Two Harbors, MN. The falls and scenery are breathtaking. I could spend hours just watching the falls.

  • Comment Link Posted By Lisa Walker

    My hidden gem is a small town on the coast of Italy. We visited there 3 years ago. It is such a beautiful and peaceful place!

  • Comment Link Posted By Joanne Casey

    My hidden gem is Ile Aux Cerfs Island in Mauritius. Its absolutely stunning, just like a bounty advert!

  • Comment Link Posted By Kayla Mills

    Unfortunately I don't get to travel as much as I would like because I'm a carer to my autistic boy so we're limited to where we go. And although not quite so hidden my favourite gem ever was a bench at the side of the Themes in London, the pure peace, joy and amazement in my sons smile will stay in my memory forever.

  • Comment Link Posted By Sheila Hodgson

    Holkham beach, North Norfolk. Tucked down a private drive this enormous expanse of perfect sand is flanked by sand-dunes and is the perfect place to spend a peaceful day. No plane travel required, no entry fees, no slot machines, just nature.

  • Comment Link Posted By Mary H

    My #hiddengem is Duneen Beach, near Clonakilty. Perfectly secluded spot for a romantic picnic or solitary stroll.

  • Comment Link Posted By jacqui graham

    my hidden gem is elbow beach, Bermuda x

  • Comment Link Posted By Tina

    My #hiddengem is Lubenice, small place at the island of Cres, Croatia. It has the most beautiful beach in the world

  • Comment Link Posted By Danielle B

    My hidden gem is my in-laws property that overlooks other mountains

  • Comment Link Posted By Ruth Liddle-Howden

    Kolocep in Croatia, had a great first hoilday with my partner there

  • Comment Link Posted By Lorraine Mabbitt

    My hidden gem is Croxley moor by the canal absolutely beautiful

  • Comment Link Posted By gemma raines

    tough one this but I think museum gardens in york its lovely to sit in there bits you can explore, squirels to feed sometimes you can hold wild birds, ,its right near the river and im very lucky that it is right on my doorstep love it #hiddengem.

  • Comment Link Posted By nicola james

    jesmond dene,its in newcaste and it lovely,doesnt feel like you are in a city when you are there,lovely river walk,animals for the kids,it is amazing.

  • Comment Link Posted By Hayley Todd

    My #HiddenGem is Restaurant il Giardano, Pollenca in Majorca. It sits in a gorgeous position where you are able to watch the comings and goings of the town square. Excellent, attentive and friendly service, phenomenal food and excellent and wide ranging menu!

  • Comment Link Posted By christine WESTLAKE

    my hidden gem is Queenstown south Island new Zealand just so beautiful, the scenery is out of this world

  • Comment Link Posted By Rachel white

    My # hidden gem is a beautiful valley behind my house... it has wild geese.. a pair of herons & has a beautiful stream with rickety bridges over it... so quiet & undiscovered. .. bliss!

  • Comment Link Posted By Karen Howden

    #hiddengem My hidden gem is a small campsite on the cliffs near St Davids Head, its quiet but beautiful and its where I feel closest to my son

  • Comment Link Posted By katy bulcock

    my hidden gem is an old abandoned quarry near to our house. Last year we took up geocaching and found loads of new walks in our area. We had walked past this certain quarry loads of times but never seen it infact we didnt even know it was there. But my father in law was certain it was as he said he played there often as a child. So after talking to a few neighbours we ventured up the hill and a little off the beaten track to find a sunset filled pool of crystal blue water. You cant get down to it anymore however there is a little wooden boat thats obviously been there some time at the bottom. We sit on the rocks above and bask in its glory! This is in Steeton in Yorkshire we are blessed to live amongst such gorgeous hidden gems :)

  • Comment Link Posted By Cerys John

    Mullaloo Beach in Perth- so quiet on some stretches of sand and pure paradise!

  • Comment Link Posted By Natalie Crossan

    My #HiddenJem is rottingdean beach right next door to Brighton beach. It's like being on holiday when you're there!

  • Comment Link Posted By carol boffey

    My hidden gem is fowey in cornwall

  • Comment Link Posted By Anne Eames

    Wilton's Music Hall in Hackney, London. Wonderfully restored to former glory, can take an interesting tour or catch a performance

  • Comment Link Posted By Steve Davies

    My #hiddengem is in Pembrokeshire, a must visit place is Barafundle Bay. You can only access it on foot, nearest car park is a 20 minute walk away across the beautiful Welsh coastline. Anyone who's been there takes away memories that last forever.

  • Comment Link Posted By Pia Stephens

    My #hiddengem is a small bar called Chez Jules 10 minute drive from the town of Rochechouart, Limousin region in South West France. The couple who owns it is friendly and instantly makes you feel at home, the food is to die for and don't get me started with the drinks and wine list, perfect! The fact that the village is almost like stepping back to the 40's x

  • Comment Link Posted By Robyn Clarke

    Goatshed restaurant, Fairview wine farm, Cape, South Africa. We found it by accident looking for a different wine farm. Best wine I've ever tasted, amazing scenery and the restaurant is amazing, best food of the entire trip.

  • Comment Link Posted By Shelly Layle

    #HiddenGem for me it has to be Dong Huong Vietnamese restaurant in Paris . It's a small Vietnamese restaurant hidden away in Belleville but the authentic dishes are to die for , and at ridiculously cheap prices!

  • Comment Link Posted By Beverley Sharp

    My hidden gem is Helen's Bay in Northern Ireland. It is the epitome of peace and tranquillity.

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