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Christmas Events in Northumberland

Posted by on November 30, 2009
If you are planning on renting a Northumberland Cottage this winter, you might want to know what some of the events are, that are happening in the area this month. Here is our break down of some of the best On Thursday, November 12, Brocksbushes Farm Shop NE43 7UB presents Brockbushes Christmas Fayre. This fayre runs until Sunday the 15th. Here you...
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Safety Tips at the Beach

Posted by on November 29, 2009
During winter, remaining safe at the beach is even more important than during summer, as there are not the droves of friendly and ever-helpful tourists on their family holidays about to spot something going wrong. Whilst you might think that it’s easy to stay safe from beach-based dangers by just staying out of the water, this is certainly not...
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Set against some of Britain’s most stunning landscapes, the Isle of Wight really is a diamond in the ‘rough’ sea! Once you’ve booked your Bed and Breakfast Isle of Wight and arrived, you’ll get to experience a magnitude of activities from Llama trekking to Tree climbing (you’d be surprised just how much you can do...

South Wales Holiday Attractions

Posted by on November 20, 2009
With over 30 quality attractions within a 50 miles radius you are never short of something to do. In fact the difficult is choosing which places to visit in the time you have available. To help those on a short break in Wales decide how best to spend their time we have selected our favourite 3 leisure destinations. 1. Teifi Valley Railway This...
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Paington’s Snappy New Attraction

Posted by on November 19, 2009
Something I have wanted to do for years now, but have never gotten around to it, is to visit Paington Zoo. I live in Devon, and it could quite easily be accomplished in a day, yet it’s the people staying in a Devon holiday park who enjoy everything the county has to offer. I started seriously thinking about it a month ago, at which point it...

Six of the best Isle of Wight Beaches

Posted by on November 18, 2009
Measuring just 12 miles from North to South and 23 miles from East to West you’d be forgiven for thinking the Isle of Wight has little to offer but far could be from the truth. I couldn’t possibly list ALL the things to do on the island in one post so I am going to concentrate on the beaches; after all, it is surrounded by coastline!...
One of the star attractions of Bath this autumn is the return of the Bath Film Festival 2009. This year sees one of the strongest line ups of films yet with a number of exclusive previews as well as the appearance of some of the films talent. As well as the best of British and Hollywood films the festival will also be showing documentaries and a...
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Hiking the Devonian Coast

Posted by on November 16, 2009
The summer just gone, some friends and I made plans to take a three day trip walking along the north coast of Devon. We’d stop off over night at campsites, or any holiday parks that allowed tents, and carry everything we needed on our backs. I was probably the keenest member of our party, researching routes, places we could stop and rest for...
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Snow Holidays in Scotland

Posted by on November 13, 2009
Who can forget the snow that locked up parts of England last year? People couldn’t make it to work, everything was coated in white, and wherever was hottest became a communal gathering place. It was brilliant. Scotland, being further north, had it even better, with up to sixteen inches of snow falling in some places. If anything close to that...
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A Guide to Bath at Christmas

Posted by on November 10, 2009
Christmas, it’s the most wonderful time of the year; well it is if you visit Bath this festive period. This historic city really comes alive at Christmas with a range of special events taking place right across the city and surrounding areas. The star attraction of this winter wonderland is the hugely popular Bath Christmas Market, which this year...