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Here is our second post on things to do in Devon to make your family holiday an amazing experience. 7. Visit Barnstaple’s Pannier Market If you would like to purchase some local produce or local arts and crafts then why not pay the pannier market in Barnstaple a visit. The Market is open six days a week and throughout most of the year. It...
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The Peak District The Peak District is the big daddy of all National Parks. The Peaks were the very first area in England to be give National Park status in 1951. Since then the park has gone on to be the most popular National Park in Britain with 22 million visitors each year. The Peak District is not only the most popular park in Britain, its massive...
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The county of Cornwall has a rich historical reputation, with over 5,000 years worth of culture and heritage to soak in at every turn. A casual stroll along a beach, coastal path or the moors will show the awesome array of historical monuments from different periods of time. To come across features from the Bronze age, Iron age and Victorian times...
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The Northumberland Coastline

Posted by on March 25, 2009
One of the best places to visit when on a Northumbrian Short Break is the stunning coastline the county offers. The majority of Northumberland’s coastline has been designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The County’s picturesque coast is well known for its long stretches of clean and sandy beaches that are home to hidden...
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The Scottish Borders

Posted by on March 24, 2009
The Scottish Borders covers about eighteen hundred square miles and stretches from the moor lands and hills in the west to the eastern agricultural fields then on to Berwickshire rocky coastline with its quaint fishing villages and intriguing coves. The borders are one of the 32 local government council areas that make up Scotland. The area borders,...
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Once you have found your Isle of Wight Hotel and are ready to begin your holiday you just need to decide what you are going to do. An Isle of Wight holiday has so much to offer every one of all ages. Depending on what time of year you visit will really change you perception and experience of the Isle of Wight. The Island provides a great place to...
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Yorkshire is a fantastic place for your next holiday; in fact it recently came top of a poll by the guardian to find the UK’s favourite holiday destination. Despite this some people still do not realise how much the area has to offer. With the economy and the value of the pound down, foreign holidays are becoming more and more expensive. That’s...
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The city of Truro is Cornwall’s most popular area and is a must for anyone going on a Cornish holiday for the first time. Truro is ideal for people looking to visit the finest high street shops with a gorgeous Cornish backdrop. Of course the city isn’t just full of modern conveniences with many quaint specialist shops, restaurants and stores keeping...
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Interested in extreme sports, music and looking for an excuse to get away on a Cornish holiday this year? The Relentless Boardmasters Festival could be for you! Europe’s largest extreme sports and music festival will be looking to improve on an excellent 2008 where Groove Armada, Chris Moyles and The Pigeon Detectives headlined in the gorgeous Cornwall...
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Top UK City Breaks

Posted by on March 23, 2009
Liverpool While the city may have lost its title as European Capital of Culture there is still so much going on in the Merseyside city.  Long gone are the days when Liverpool were famous for shell suites and having your wheels stolen. The city has undergone a multi million pond makeover and now the city has a thoroughly modern and cosmopolitan feel....
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