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A Christmas Cottage by the Sea

Posted by on November 30, 2010
If you have decided that this year you want to do something a little different for Christmas then who could blame you? Many people often find the idea of Christmas at home more stress than it should be and can quite easily suffer cabin fever a few days into the festive break. With relatives popping over and a constant stream of other guests that you...
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You Recently Missed the Lewes Bonfire

Posted by on November 18, 2010
Unless, of course, you were there. But if you did attend the Lewes Bonfire there’s little point in you reading this blog post because you’ll already know what you weren’t missing. Every year on November 5th, millions of people around the UK celebrate Guy Fawkes night, a festival that remembers how a group of Catholics were foiled in...
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Jeffrey Martin’s amazing photography skills have allowed us a fascinating look at London with his new project. Comprising of 7,886 photos stitched together to create the worlds largest photo, he has created an 80-gigapixel panorama that will keep you engrossed for hours. To save you the hard work, there is a section which takes you to famous...
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Cruising with the kids

Posted by on November 14, 2010
Cruise holidays are perfect for both adults and children alike; there is certainly no reason why kids would get bored during a cruise holiday. Cruise ships have everything from swimming pools to discos and adventure clubs and all are supervised by fully trained and qualified staff to give you the ultimate peace of mind regarding any safety worries...
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Watch next years films this year in Bath

Posted by on November 12, 2010
The city of Bath will be hosting its successful annual film festival again this November; the popular event will be celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. The festival will be showcasing almost 50 films for the public to view and this year as an added bonus the film festival has obtained the rights to show some of the most eagerly awaited films...

The Battle of the young Bath musicians

Posted by on November 10, 2010
This year the Bath pump rooms will host the annual Bath young musician of the year contest. The competition is run almost identical to the BBC’s young musician of the year contest but on a smaller scale with its main theme being to judge on musical expertise and excellence. The first stage of the contest was held during the Mid Somerset music festival...

Baths Christmas Lights Switch On

Posted by on November 9, 2010
Tis the season to be jolly, well it certainly is in the city of Bath! It is fast approaching the official Christmas lights switch on in the wonderful and historic city. This annual festive ceremony draws people from all across the world and gets better each and every year. Bath has a fabulous mix of high street stores and market stalls open late throughout...

What is there to say about Cornwall?

Posted by on November 8, 2010
If you look across the posts of this blog, ranging from the very oldest to the very newest, you will find plenty of information about Cornwall and the cottages in Cornwall that people stay at. You will also be treated to a whole plethora of blog posts about places to visit in Cornwall, including the attractions and villages that prove popular year on...
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Time for the Bath Pantomime

Posted by on November 7, 2010
Many visitors to Bath choose Christmas to visit this wonderful and historic city, its very old world look and feel certainly adds to the traditional stereotype of Christmas and its celebrations. There are so many special features and attractions each Christmas in Bath including Christmas markets, carol services and especially the traditional Christmas...

Time to taste Derbyshire

Posted by on November 4, 2010
A new scheme has been introduced within Derbyshire and the peak district, the scheme is a reward based system for restaurants and other food related establishments. With such a thriving tourism trade this will be a great help to many businesses that rely on holiday trade such as Peak District Cottage owners and restaurateurs. The ‘Taste Derbyshire’...
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