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The Wildlife of the Majorca

Posted by on May 26, 2011
The Balearic Islands are famous for their lush beaches and fascinating towns, villages and shorelines. What many people miss out on by not venturing just that tiny bit out of the islands built up or commercial areas is its wonderful wildlife. Mallorca for example has a wealth of wildlife throughout it, from the sea life within arms reach of its many...
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The historical fishing port town of Brixham in South Devon and the famous Hollywood pirate film have something in common with one another. Every year in the town Brixham is the annual “Brixham Pirate Festival” where they have all sorts of swashbuckling fun and merriment. All visitors and anyone wanting to join in the festivities are encouraged...
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The biggest annual event of the year in the Bath events calendar is the “Royal Bath and West Show’ on the1st -4th June. It features all the best features from local farming and agriculture, as well as local produce, rural crafts, art exhibitions, a miniature railway, a horse show and falconry displays as well as many others. Displays and side-shows...
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Cycling around Derbyshire

Posted by on May 25, 2011
Cycling has long been a national institution and mode of transport, but in recent years more and more of us are cycling for fun, fitness and leisure. With the growing trend for mountain bikes as a cycling option, more of us are heading to less populated rural locations to spend our recreation time on two wheels. What better place to spend time...
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If you are visiting East Sussex and you are looking for East Sussex Hotels plus you enjoy a good opera, you could not do better than experiencing an opera at the lovely Glyndebourne. This years’ Glyndebourne Festival looks like it is shaping up to be a real treat for opera fans of all ages. The actor & television presenter Stephen Fry who is...
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Big nautical event in Brixham

Posted by on May 24, 2011
If you are a seafaring fan or a land-lover, you can’t help but enjoy nautical festivals as they make great spectator events and they are good fun for participants alike. Brixham and the surrounding area is home to many such events as its’ nautical roots are very visible today and go deep into maritime history. In the months of May and June see...
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Bath Fringe Festival 2011

Posted by on May 23, 2011
When thinking of the Spa city of Bath, we normally think of Bath for its Roman historical heritage and its Roman Baths, also its period Georgian & Regency architecture. In current times Bath is fast becoming noticed and frequented for its many festivals and fairs throughout the yearly arts calendar. The Bath Fringe Festival in now becoming one...
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Bath International Music Festival

Posted by on May 23, 2011
If you are a music lover and enjoy a wide variety of musical talent, enjoy visiting a historical city location then this years Bath International Music Festival is for you. The Music Festival is located at many different venues in and around the city of Bath and is now a major feature in the performing arts calendar in the city of Bath. The Bath...
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A look at Robin Hood’s Bay

Posted by on May 20, 2011
Robin Hood’s Bay is a lovely quaint fishing village close to Whitby in North Yorkshire. As you can expect from its title, the village is named after the famous folklore hero, but the exact origins are unknown or even if he had ever visited. One story is that Robin helped defend the village from French Pirates who came to loot them. The lower...
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Visitors to cottages in Cornwall at the start of May each year can take the time to visit a very special May Day celebration in the town of Padstow, not far from the popular village of Wadebridge. Each year the inhabitants of the town put on one of the more bizarre May Day carnivals that you’ll find in the UK. Rather than hosts of floats from...
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