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What Chelsea has to offer us?

Posted by on June 24, 2009
Thereare many things that symbolise the UK in modern culture and you only need to look around and it becomes clear that trends can impact many elements of culture. Take for example Chelsea. This is a stunning part of the country that can easily be identified with the Chelsea flower show. The Chelsea Flower Show is an event that boasts the best of...
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The History of Northampton

Posted by on June 24, 2009
Previously known as North Hamm Tun back in 914, Historians believe this was to distinguish itself from Southampton. Northampton was known as a place of trade and where craftsman worked and where goods were brought and sold at a market. Northampton was captured and burned by the Danes in 1010, however it recovered and continues to this day to grow,...
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With the economic downturn showing no signs of letting up more and more holiday makers are choosing to holiday in the UK. The UK has now become the preferred option when taking a short break or a week away with the kids. More holiday makers are choosing to holiday in Wales and Cornwall and with Attractions and accommodation to suit all who can blame...
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Northumberland Holidays would not be complete without a trip to Northumberland National Park. Here we will give you a little taste of what you could enjoy on a trip to this unspoilt landscape. Most of us are not lucky enough to be able to experience the National Park from the door of our Northumbria Cottages, although some holiday lets are available....
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Visiting the Castles of Northumbria

Posted by on June 20, 2009
The story of Northumbria’s turbulent past is best told by a visit to one of the many Castles that dominate the landscape in these parts. If you are enjoying a Northumberland Holiday why not take the time to learn how Norman life has shaped the county that lies before you now. Today we pick our three favourite castles and give you a taste of...
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Gardens of the Isle of Wight

Posted by on June 19, 2009
The Isle of Wight is often nicknamed as ‘The Garden Isle’ and today I’d like to share with you a few of the places that have helped the Island to earn it’s name. If you’re coming to the Island on holiday now is your chance to get acquainted with a few of the quiet places where you can enjoy a little bit of the tranquillity...
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Staying at a Holiday Park

Posted by on June 18, 2009
If you’re looking for a cheap family holiday in the current economic climate then look no further than a stay at a caravan holiday. Not only is the price of accommodation cheaper but you will also save on travel costs too. Plus there will be no need to hire a car or pay for public transport at your destination because you will have your transport...
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Regions of Wales (Part 2)

Posted by on June 18, 2009
Mid Wales and Brecon Beacons One of the most famous towns in Mid Wales is Hay-On-Wye known as the second hand book capital of the world with an impressive 18 book shops, that four and half times as many as there are pubs. Each year the towns Hay Festival attracts the world’s literati elite. Mid Wales is also home to the beautiful Brecon Beacons...
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The Benefits of a Caravan Holiday

Posted by on June 17, 2009
For some people the thought of staying in a caravan brings back unhappy childhood memories of rainy summer holidays trapped in a leaky caravan unable to escape the smell of the chemical toilet or the monotony of the 1000 piece jigsaw of Spaghetti Junction. Thankfully things have moved on considerably since then and those scarred by the 1970s should...
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If you’ve been working hard and fighting against the tide of a struggling economy, you probably need a holiday. There are so many options for holidays, too, but staying close to home can be a great idea, especially if you don’t have a lot of money. You probably don’t want to go alone, either, but if you’re single and/or your...
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