A new boutique hotel at a seaside resort in northwest England is to offer guests a sex toy minibar when it opens later this year.
The Vincent Hotel, in Southport, near Liverpool, will have "intimate seduction kits" in each of its 60 rooms from May, containing lubricating gel, massage oil, a vibrating ring and two condoms.
The kit will be in a sealed box alongside more traditional minibar items like nuts, chocolate and alcohol. Guests can request an extra special kit containing a whip, mask and bondage tape.
Owner Paul Adams said: "As well as giving guests a design conscious venue to stay, we wanted to give them a decadent, inspiring and seductive environment to enjoy.
"We want to provide our residents with a distinct and highly individual experience in their own private, opulent space."
Southport is hardly known as a hotbed of raciness at the moment its only claims to fame are a Victorian-era promenade, the oldest surviving iron pier in Britain and the Royal Birkdale golf club.