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The diversity of the countryside landscape around the Derbyshire Peak District offers many different outdoor sports and pastimes, but it is always a firm favourite with cyclists. With the miles of dedicated cycle paths, it’s easy to see why it is the most visited National Park on the British Isles by tourists.
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Brixham: A Gem on the South Devon Coast

Posted by on January 31, 2012
Brixham, the picturesque and historical fishing town which nestles on the South Devon coastline, has always had its fair share of visitors throughout the centuries. Not all visitors to Brixham and the surrounding area were tourists, however, as Prince William of Orange (who later became King William III of Great Britain & Ireland) landed in Brixham...
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The Peak District National Park became the first designated UK National Park back in 1951. It is situated between the highland areas of England and the lowland counties to the south. You can see visual indications of this as you move around the landscape from the topography and its features. This is notably marked out by the distinctive and varied landscapes...
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The picturesque coastline of the English Riviera has always been a popular place to visit over the decades; historically, the area’s industry was primarily driven by the maritime and fishing industries, as well as local agriculture. Then, the rise of the industrial revolution and extension of the railway network down to the South West and deep into...
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Here are some of the best ‘things to see and do’ for when you next visit the beautiful historical spa city of Bath or if you are looking for things to add to your itinerary to enhance your visit to Somerset. The Roman Baths A visit to Bath would not be complete without a visit to the ancient Roman Baths. This gives you a glimpse of Roman times,...
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If you are heading off on Singles Skiing Holidays,  you will need to make sure that you bring all of the equipment you need. Making a list can be a great help; not only will it ensure that you don’t leave anything behind, but also gives you a clear picture of how much you will need to take. One of the first things to do is to check before leaving...
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If you are heading to Cornwall for your holiday you are sure to visit the wonderful town of St. Ives, located north of Penzance and just west of Camborne, the resort is one of the most popular in the region.  Not only has St. Ives got plenty to see and do, but it is also in a great location to be able to visit many of the other attractions based around...
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Image courtesy of Flickr user Bods. Yorkshireis a great holiday destination, especially around its coast. Whether you are staying at hotels in Whitby or hotels in Scarborough, there are a whole host of ways for you to get out and about, making use of this wonderful part of the English geography. However, we’re going to concentrate on just one location...
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  Heading for South Devon breaks and looking for an active challenge to take part in whilst on holiday? Then consider the Trailblaze inSouth Devon. This challenging event sees participants see how far they can make it along a coast trail fromDartmouth toPlymouth. This brand new concept lets runners test their limits and see how many hot spots they...
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Posted by on January 30, 2012
The South West is a part of the UK that everyone flocks to every summer, and Cornwall is home to a great number of attractions and events that will ensure it is a top UK holiday destination for the summer. In this blog post we will look at some of the top events happening in 2012. Royal CornwallShow – Running from 7th to the 9th June, the Royal Cornwall...
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