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Whitby Abbey

Posted by on July 28, 2011
If you’re staying in any of the fantastic Whitby accommodation available then you might be looking for something to do in the local area. Whitby Abbey is just one of the fabulous attractions in the local area but well worth a visit. The Abbey is set out on the headland, which can be seen looming over the town, and it makes for a fantastic day out...
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If you are fortunate enough to be visiting or on holiday in the Argyll & Bute area of Scotland in late August, you will be able to catch the annual “Argyllshire Gathering and Oban Highland Games” which are the highlights of the Oban calendar. Everyone who visits will be able to see real Highland Games take places and all the festivities that...
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The Bath Folk Festival

Posted by on July 27, 2011
These days Bath is not just know for its historical past from the likes of the Roman Times, Georgian and Victorian periods which the city is well know for, but also as an epicentre of cultural and artist vibrancy. As it’s that time of year again in the Spa city of Bath, in Somerset for the annual “Bath Folk Festival”. This year’s event looks...
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With the growing trend for cycling and over the last two decades the ever growing appeal of mountain biking as a way to not only keep fit, but to also get out and ride in the countryside, its no wonder so many cyclists and mountain bikers head off to the Peak District in Derbyshire to experience some scenic rural off road riding. The beauty of cycling...
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East Sussex and English Vineyards

Posted by on July 27, 2011
Lets be honest, when you conjure up thoughts of vineyards and winemaking we often traditionally think of France Italy and Spain in most cases. Although now as we all know wine is produced in many countries around the globe, in both traditional old world countries and new world countries like South Africa, New Zealand, Argentina and Chile. The addition...
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If you are looking for a “city break” or a holiday within a cultural historical location, then the Spa city of Bath could be just the place you are looking for and August is shaping up to be a bit special with some extra summer events taking place. Bath has always been synonymous with both the historical English past and for its culture. If you...
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Getting Around the West of Cornwall

Posted by on July 22, 2011
The thing I like about Cornwall is that the whole county gradually narrows down to a point at Land’s End. This means that when you’re holidaying in Cornwall cottages in the west of the county (which is easily the best part of Cornwall), you don’t have far to travel between any of the popular locations. You can easily spend the entire...
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At the height of the summer in late August, sees the return of the “Tall Ships” to the Devon town of Brixham and its harbour. This is one of the big events of the year, which gives visitors and residents of the town of Brixham a chance to experience a very special occasion when the Tall Ships visit this historical harbour. The event is managed...
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Majorca and Portugal, golfing havens

Posted by on July 15, 2011
One great advantage to staying in a villa on your holiday is having the freedom to do whatever you want when you want to. Being able to enjoy your favourite sporting activities can be very important to relaxing on holiday and are easily combined if the right holiday accommodation is chosen. Both Majorca and Portugal have invested greatly in their golfing...
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Never a Better Time to Visit Spain

Posted by on July 15, 2011
We all keep hearing about ‘staycation’ in the UK – the word being used for taking a well-earned vacation at home in the UK this year, as things get tougher financially for everyone – but there is a flip side to all of this – as the number of holidaymakers going abroad continues to reduce there are more and more fantastic deals...
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