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North Yorkshire is known for its dramatic scenery and unspoilt countryside, and it is this reputation that has made it one of the most popular locations in the UK within the film industry. With a number of major films and renowned television series having been filmed across Yorkshire, you can combine a northern break with a trip to the site of your...
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North Yorkshire tourist attractions

Posted by on September 5, 2013
North Yorkshire is a haven for tourist attractions with people often flocking to the area for a break away from the stress of work. To help guide you along, here are some attractions that you can enjoy, come rain or shine. A quirky attraction for many visitors to North Yorkshire is the Museum of Victorian Science. A stone’s throw away from many Whitby...

Chagstock 2013 hailed as a great success

Posted by on August 13, 2013
A guest post from Mole Valley Farmers, drawing attention to their Rock Your Wellies competition and the family-friendly Chagstock festival. Since it ‘went public’ for the first time in 2007, having first been held privately by a group of friends four years earlier, Chagstock has become one of the South West’s most loved summer festivals....
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Whilst hotels near Whitby are usually filled up with couples, families and friends eager to discover the charms of this port town, or the equally popular resort of Scarborough, there is a hidden gem in the area which goes by the name of Robin Hood’s Bay. A fascinating and delightful village, it is not thought that Robin Hood himself ever visited...
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Falling Foss Waterfall (image credit: Peter Church)   It may not have been known to those staying at the Scarborough hotels in North Yorkshire when they arrive but, by the time they leave, a large proportion of visitors to this glorious part of the world have fallen in love with the beautiful nearby fishing village of Robin Hood’s Bay. Below...
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Discover Hydrotherapy at a spa today

Posted by on March 13, 2013
With so many different spa treatments available spa nowadays, the only problem you might find to discovering one which you could benefit from the most. One which has seen its popularity rise dramatically in recent years in Hydrotherapy, but what is it all about? Hydrotherapy is not a revolutionary treatment by any means, with the Greeks and Romans some...
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Historic Locations around Whitby

Posted by on March 7, 2013
When it comes to historic holiday destinations in the North of England, Whitby has to be one of the best. Its variety of historic and cultural sites are second to none, and this blog takes a look at a few of the best to give you an idea of what’s on offer. The Whitby Jet Heritage Centre This fascinating building is located at the end of the town’s...
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Hopes raised over Edinburgh panda mating

Posted by on February 18, 2013
Perhaps the most famous recently introduced attractions in Edinburgh, two giant pandas from China, have begun to display important changes in their behaviour, which experts believe are a sign that they will finally mate when the new season comes around. Tian Tian and Yang Guang, whose names translate to Sweetie and Sunshine respectively, have proved...
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Spain has launched its first ever high speed rail line, offering fantastic travel options for anyone looking to holiday in the country throughout the year. Operating from Barcelona, the new stretch of line is around 80 miles and forms an integral part of the ongoing border link project between Spain and France. It is thought to drastically reduce the...
Filed in: Europe

Paris Cookbook Fair set for next month

Posted by on January 4, 2013
Those who are fans of the culinary landscape are sure to be flocking to some of the excellent hotels in Paris next month, when the Paris Cookbook Fair takes place. Running from 22 – 24 February, the fair will be hosted at the Carousel du Louvre – taking you underground through one of the most impressive shopping malls in the French capital. Kitchen...
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