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Lindisfarne, or the Holy Island as people often call it, has a national reputation as a wildlife haven, home to a wealth of rare bird breeds and a national nature reserve. Access is available just twice a day at low tides by means of a 3 mile long causeway, built in 1954. The island is within the Northumberland Coast, classed as an Area of Outstanding...
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Trekking in the Atlas Mountains

Posted by on October 30, 2009
If you’re anything like me you may have considered taking a more adventurous holiday than the usual ones frequented. As much as reclining on a sun lounger for a week in Majorca may be some people’s idea of an idyllic holiday, just how many of those can you do before you get a little fatigued by it all? Not that I would refuse the holiday...
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Fishing in Pembrokeshire

Posted by on October 29, 2009
The coast of Pembrokeshire is excellent for a number of things. Swimming, visiting beaches, any number of water sports, and, of course, fishing. Fishing is something that many people find dull and uninteresting, but if you have the patience and devotion to really commit to it, it can be very rewarding. Booking one of the coastal cottages in Wales...
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Beautiful Bath

Posted by on October 27, 2009
Bath is a lovely city. I know because I’ve visited it. My trip was a little different to that of most holiday makers, as I was there to take part in a stand-up competition. I didn’t win, but it was still had a great time because, as I said, Bath is a lovely city. Exactly the sort of city you’d walk around and think “Wow. I’d...
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Rock Climbing in Wales

Posted by on October 26, 2009
Rock climbing is an exhilarating sport, and there are plenty of places in Britain where people can give it a go. Many people choose to start off on an indoor wall, but when I was dragged out into the hills and mountains of Wales by a friend, that was not a luxury I had. Whereas many people will book out one of the holiday cottages in Wales for a week,...

Brixham’s Black House

Posted by on October 25, 2009
Brixham’s reputation is that of a lovely holiday village by the sea, the perfect place to enjoy Devon holidays, but in reality, it is far from that. Well, it isn’t far from that. Brixham is a lovely holiday village by the sea, the perfect place to enjoy Devon holidays. But it is also spooky! The Black House in Brixham plays host to a ghost....

Paradise Park

Posted by on October 24, 2009
So you’re visiting Cornwall on your next St Ives Cottage break? Then there is something you don’t want to miss. Of course Cornish ice creams, Cornish pasties and Cider are a great way to get a good feel for the local area, but what other experiences are there I hear you say? Well, try this for a treat. The Paradise Park is fun...
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If you are planning on taking a short break in Wales at any time of year don’t forget to experience one of the regions finest attractions. No it’s not the breathtaking scenery or the delicious local produce, it’s the wildlife. There is a whole fascinating range of wildlife to be seen in Pembrokeshire, many of which you will have...
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Torbay’s Agatha Christie

Posted by on October 22, 2009
Torbay has one big thing going for it, and that’s Agatha Christie. Towering over the English Riviera at a massive three hundred feet, Christie devours all in sight. Buildings, farms, and even a Devon holiday park or two have fallen victim to her hunger. Well, not really, but Agatha Christie’s presence can definitely be felt in the Torbay...
Those innovative fellows over at Northumberland Tourism have come over all web 2.0 and have decided to engage with potential visitors through social media website Facebook. They are inviting those interested in visiting Northumberland to join their group and take part in their Autumn Warmth initiative. Users can view hundreds of photos that have...
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