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Here is the continuation to our guide for some of the very best things you MUST do when you visit South Wales. Walk amongst a garden paradise The gardens at Aberglasney House have long been known for their beauty and having been drawing people to them since 1477. The gardens are set in the pretty Tywi valley. Pay a trip to terrific Tenby The popular...
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While researching the area of Brixham for Torbay Holiday Parks, I came across this great site about the Brixham Buccaneers. This group of volunteers were formed in 2007 thanks to an idea from a local businessman called David Croney and a local Journalist called Liz Phillips. This group of pirate enthusiasts organise activities and events in the summer...
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You might be planning an Isle of Wight Holiday and have no clue about attractions to visit during your stay. Well if you have ever fancied pretending to be a giant or just appreciate well crafted miniatures, then the model village in Godshill is the place for you. This great attraction is a set of miniature models representing the villages of Godshill...
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Here are some events you can visit or take part in when staying in a Scottish Borders Cottage. Common Riding Social and cultural events are very important to the Scottish Borders and the residents like to celebrate their heritage and history. The Scottish borders are famous for a series of pageants that are known as the ‘Common Ridings’....
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A Bude-iful part of Cornwall

Posted by on July 18, 2009
The town of Bude is a great place to visit when on a Family Holiday in Cornwall. Bude has a rich history that dates back to when it was merely a Chapel on a hill. The town was established when two land owners created a unison between the areas of land they owned. The land owners were very business savvy, and they started many successful businesses. In...
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Visitors to the Scottish Borders will probably be aware of some of the activities on offer in the region, but here are some places of interest you may want to visit. Whiteadder Reservoir This great water sports centre is set in the Lammermuir Hills, between Duns and Gifford. This is one of the best places to come and learn to sail, with its great...
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A Welsh self catering holiday is an increasingly popular holiday for many Britons looking to take a fantastic holiday with out breaking the bank. Wales is a great place to take truly memorable holidays with its combination of beautiful countryside, many attractions and the warm and friendly people. South Wales is one of the most popular holiday regions...
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Devon Holidays are not complete without a trip to the beach. And if you’ve ever gazed out over the ocean and wondered what lies over the horizon then a visit to the Golden Hind at Brixham Harbour is sure to fire your imagination. The Golden Hind was Sir Francis Drake’s flag ship that circumnavigated the world between 1577 and 1580 as...
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Many of us will be spending this summer in Derbyshire or Peak District Cottages with our families, if you are one of the thousands who will be its a good idea to plan your holiday itinerary now to avoid any cases of boredom, especially if you have young children! Luckily though in Derbyshire there are many great family activities to keep the kids, mum...
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Living on the Isle of Wight

Posted by on July 9, 2009
The Isle of Wight is recognized by many as a beautiful part of Britain. A great way to really explore the Isle of Wight is through an Isle of Wight Holiday. The Island itself only measures 23 miles by 13 miles and offers award winning beaches and breathtaking views and scenery through out the year to all who visit. With footpaths and bridleways in...
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