• Great literary getaways: 10 writers' retreats for an inspirational break

    4 days ago - By The Guardian

    Follow in the footsteps of George Orwell and nine other celebrated writers to the places that inspired their work Sitting in the pretty walled garden of Montague House on Southwold High Street, it's as if the clock has stopped. There is the same slope of pretty 19th-century roofs and tiles over the wall, the same languor and stillness. There are the same ancient bells ringing out from St Edmund's church around the corner. All under the same low-slung gloomy Suffolk sky. No sounds of traffic, no distractions. Modern life is held at bay. In other words, the perfect place to write your novel...
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