Stephen Emms

Group editor and publisher of London Belongs To Me, a family of cultural guides to London neighbourhoods

What’s it like staying overnight at London Zoo?

Wooden lodges, night tours and the roar of the inhabitants all make for a ...

24 Hours in: Stoke Park, Buckinghamshire

An 18th century mansion with tropical oasis that’s just 15 minutes’ train ride from ...

Stay Here: Petersham Hotel, Richmond

The view over the Thames from this Gothic pile is unparalleled in London. And ...

Stay Here: Grasshoppers Glasgow

Our new series spotlights the best UK hotels. Plus 7 things to do in ...

24 Hours in: Lowestoft, Suffolk

Not on your radar? It should be. Stephen Emms visits Southwold’s underrated neighbour

Antiques, gin and hip bars? Try Antwerp

It's the underrated Flemish centre of fashion, food and design. And just a couple ...

Why you should visit Minster, Kent

It’s the ancient capital of Thanet, no less. Where? You might rightly ask

MUST DO: Been down #Doho yet?

This Christmas there's an ice rink, classy pop-up bar and lots of streetfood stalls ...

48 hours in: Woodbridge, Suffolk

It's the county's most unheralded waterside haven, says Stephen Emms

Margate: a personal guide

Thanet boy Stephen Emms on the huge changes in his hometown. And a rundown ...