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Cycling in Sussex

Posted by on October 31, 2010
There are few counties in England that are as beautiful and picturesque as Sussex. It has a lot going for it. In the south you have the South Downs and the beautiful white cliffs that run along the southern coast, and as you move inland you have a variety of rivers, many of which are great waterways to explore. Then there are the rolling hills, the...
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Eternal Rome

Posted by on October 30, 2010
The Eternal city of Rome has enticed and delighted visitors for centuries since the days when it was the centre of the world. From the city Roman culture spread across Europe, Asia and Africa and its legacy can still be seen and felt today. With a city of such historical importance it’s hardly surprising that Rome is awash with landmark after...
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Star Gazey Pie

Posted by on October 29, 2010
If you’re looking for a great place to enjoy your Christmas holiday then why not try some Mousehole cottages? You’ll be treated to some spectacular lights and some genuinely merry and enjoyable evenings in the local pubs, especially if you’re there for Tom Bawcock’s Eve, a night celebrated with song, drinking, festivities, and...

Kite Surfing in Cornwall

Posted by on October 26, 2010
Here at the Online Travel Blog we’re (well, I am) always rabbiting on about how much there is to do in Cornwall and how there are so many activities you could potentially take part in. However, today I have decided to take a break from telling you what you could get up to whilst staying in cottages in Cornwall and actually show you instead. I...
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Christmas in Yorkshire

Posted by on October 25, 2010
The idea of enjoying a Christmas getaway is becoming more and more popular for many people. One popular destination for people to enjoy there Christmas break is Yorkshire. The area is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful in all of England and even if the depth of winter the place still has a magical charm about it. To accommodate this rising trend...
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Beautiful Exmoor

Posted by on October 23, 2010
Exmoor National Park is one of the most beautiful areas in Devon, which is saying a lot as there are just so many beautiful spots in the county. Interest in the National Park has peaked over recent years thanks to the TV series featuring Johnny Kingdon which has helped highlight the beautiful landscapes and abundant wildlife the park has to offer. Exmoor...
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Christmas in Cornwall

Posted by on October 20, 2010
Is it that time already? Christmas decorations are appearing in shops. Christmas adverts are just about starting to creep onto the television. You’re starting to think about saving some money so you can buy presents, even if you’re not actually thinking about specific gifts yet. If you’re really unlucky you might have even heard somebody...
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The city of Bath is one of the most popular cities to visit in the United Kingdom.  Covered with interesting shops and historical sites it really is one of the greatest cities for the whole family to enjoy. Bath, with its natural hot springs and stunning collection of shops and stores has so much more than you could possibly imagine visiting and all...
Over 230 years ago two composers from Bath and popular playwright Richard Brinsley Sheridan worked together on an idea of creating an English opera.  The composers Thomas Linley Snr and Thomas Linley Jnr were unaware that this piece would become the countries most popular and famous opera to date. Owing to the discovery of some original manuscripts...
Now in it’s forth year the popular Festival of Children’s Literature has returned to Bath as a great success.  The festival spanned ten days and has developed over the past 4 years into a great and imaginative literature showcase for children (and adults) of all ages. Many of the festivals events are taken to local schools within the area...