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A popular activity among tourists visiting any destination is exploring the history of the place, but some areas can offer a lot more with regards to this than others. For instance, those who are visiting the Isle of Wight for an Isle of Wight holiday in the near future will no doubt be astounded to find out that very recently (the end of December last...

Bath at Valentines

Posted by on January 29, 2010
I can think of nothing better than being whisked off to the beautiful city of Bath, Somerset for a romantic holiday in Bath and with Valentines Day on the horizon I have a small glimmer of hope that it may happen. Set at the bottom of the Avon Valley and close to the southern edge of the Cotswold’s, it is an idyllic location steeped in history,...
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If you’re a bit of a foodie and enjoy nothing more than tasting foods from around the world, then booking yourself into a North Yorkshire Hotel and whiling away the days tasting the cuisines of Yorkshire probably isn’t on your radar. However, Yorkshire has a long history of foods associated with it. Let’s take the most obvious: Yorkshire...
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Scotland’s Unseen Attraction

Posted by on January 27, 2010
There are loads of reasons that people go to Scotland, but one that’s drawn people from all over the world again and again and again is the possibility of having a sighting of the Loch Ness Monster. Big game hunters, journalists, scientists and interested members of the public have all been amongst those to engage in the hunt for Nessie. The...

Shopping in Bath

Posted by on January 26, 2010
Tourists travel far and wide to visit the historic and beautiful city of Bath. Located just over 100 miles west of London it is the ideal location to soak in some culture and explore the West Country with Stonehenge and the Cotswold’s close at hand. The city was built around the natural hot springs by the Romans and the remains continue to...
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In a recent survey conducted by Visit Wales the overwhelming majority of visitors left Wales with a positive impression of the country. The survey discovered that the warm welcome given and the general and the friendliness of the Welsh people towards visitors during there stay was among some of the very best parts of a Welsh holiday. Of those surveyed...
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Bless My Ride

Posted by on January 24, 2010
Holidays often provide the opportunity to see outlandish events or practises. Millions of people travel around the world each year to see or take part in various festivals. Pamplona attracts people for its bull running, Rio de Janeiro isn’t alone in pulling in visitors for its Mardi Gras festival, the Lantern Festival in China gets a lot of...
After the total freeze that most of Britain has seen over the last few weeks, which has included parts of the sea on the south coast freezing, and rivers icing over in some places, visitors and residents alike are being given a new hope. The ice and snow has been thawing and, though we’re definitely not out of the woods yet as far as winter...
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Sussex Council’s New Year Resolution

Posted by on January 21, 2010
One of the councils in Sussex has joined everybody else around the UK by making a New Year’s resolution of their own. They want to help maintain the county’s reputation and beauty, which draws in tourists to stay in the various hotels in Sussex, or other holiday accommodation. The way they want to do this is by reducing the carbon footprint...
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South West Pubs

Posted by on January 20, 2010
Pubs pubs pubs. Who doesn’t like going to a pub? Nobody! Who enjoys going to a pub? Everybody! Stopping in at a pub you’ve never been to and either having a quiet (or lively) drink is one of the joys of life. Even trying out the food, especially if it’s been recommended, can be great, and few places make a better stop off for a family...
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