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The Devil’s Arse

Posted by on February 28, 2010
Nestled in the Derbyshire Peak District, near the honey pot village of Castleton, there lies the Devil’s Arse. Emerging from it is the Peakhole Water, which flows down through the village and into the River Noe. Because of the attraction of the Devil’s Arse and other nearby caves, as well as the appeal of the beautiful village of Castleton,...

Things to Do in Burnham-on-Sea

Posted by on February 27, 2010
Burnham-on-Sea is well known for being a seaside resort which families travel to year after year, and there are plenty of good reasons why. It’s mainly because of the wealth of accommodation and activities in the area which make for great family holidays, meaning that kids and adults alike never run out of things to do. The first and most popular...

Isle of Skye Towers High

Posted by on February 26, 2010
One of the most famous features on the Isle of Sky, the largest and most northern island in the Hebrides, is the Storr, a huge and rocky hill that looms over the Sound of Raasay. The island, and especially the Storr, has long been an attraction for people enjoying self catering in Scotland. The Storr itself is a massive outcrop of rock that emerges...
In the first part of our top 10 essentials for any UK Family holiday we talked about picking your accommodation, preparing for both good and bad weather, researching the area you are visiting, taking a camera with you and finally keeping the children busy. In the article we will talk about the next 5 things we consider essential for your UK family...
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The Longships and the Lighthouse

Posted by on February 24, 2010
Just one and a quarter miles away from Land’s End, the westernmost point of England, there is a rocky outcrop that spells danger and death to ships and sailors. It’s called the Longships, and the number of shipwrecks there has made it into an excellent diving location, as there’s plenty to see, but that’s of little comfort to...

Pie Wars: Wales Vs Cornwall

Posted by on February 24, 2010
Cornwall’s reigning supremacy of the legendary Cornish Pasty is set to be challenged as a Pie War will begin over the next few weeks in West Wales. A new company ‘Pasty and Pie Co’ is opening its first store in Tenby on the 1st March and will then open a flagship store in Cardiff this summer before it rolls out across England, in an...
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So you have decided that a family holiday in the UK is for you this year, maybe even a family holiday in Devon. You might be a seasoned veteran in taking time off in your own country, but for many tourists who usually travel abroad; having a holiday in the UK will be a change. In this article we will look at some handy tips to make sure you get the...
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Why Campsites are Great for Group Holidays

Posted by on February 22, 2010
Planning a group holiday offers its own particular challenge to coordinators of all kinds and levels of experience. Travelling with your own built in group of friends and acquaintances can be a truly enjoyable experience, but the logistics of managing food, entertainment, and lodgings for so many people can be mind boggling, especially for amateurs....
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Hotels Vs. Campsites

Posted by on February 20, 2010
When you plan a family holiday or a trip away from home, the first consideration that you must take into account is where you will be staying. Every trip needs a base of operations, a place you can come back to and recharge at between adventures, as well as a staging ground for new experiences. Though there are many different types of places and...
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Why Take Your Pet on Holiday This Summer

Posted by on February 18, 2010
It’s that time of year again. Now that winter is over and the New Year has begun, it’s time for a change of season and setting. You may have noticed that cabin fever is already setting in at your home. One of the easiest and best ways to combat this is to begin planning your next holiday. Even thinking about getting away and having new...
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