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Skiing is a fantastic experience for the whole family to enjoy, with the variety of slopes, great mix of kids clubs and the fantastic entertainment on offer in mountain resorts across Europe making it the perfect holiday choice for people both young and old. If you are thinking about taking your family on a trip to the mountains for the first time this...
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Image Credit: Peter Collins (flickr.com) Yorkshire is home to some of the finest open gardens in the country, and with spring in full bloom and summer on its way, there’s no better time to visit some of Yorkshire’s most beautiful open gardens. Below is a guide to some of the most beautiful Yorkshire gardens to visit whilst staying in one of the...
Image Credit: Paul Tomlin (flickr.com) Yorkshire is known for its exquisite landscapes and natural beauty, and the National Trust goes a long way towards protecting these areas of outstanding beauty. Whilst on holiday in and around the North York Moors, why not visit these great National Trust places for a fun day out? Nunnington Hall This stunning...
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Scripps Garage, Goathload   If you are a classic film or TV fan planning a holiday in North Yorkshire soon and will be staying in Whitby, Robin Hood’s Bay or Scarborough accommodation, then you are in for a treat. This stunning part of the UK has, unsurprisingly, been the setting of a range of programmes and movies over the years; below are just...
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Off-road thrills in North Yorkshire

Posted by on November 12, 2013
North Yorkshire is always a popular destination with people looking for a weekend getaway, with the towns of Whitby and Scarborough often a perfect place to visit whilst on holiday in the region. But if you want to have an action packed break, then here is a guide to some great activities that are quite literally off the beaten track.
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The Georgian Theatre Royal in Richmond, North Yorkshire will soon be getting a new learning centre that will help to enhance the tourist experience for those staying in Whitby hotels, who will undoubtedly pay a trip to this wonderful, old theatre. The development cost for the learning centre at the theatre is expected to reach £850,000, and just recently...
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Scarborough is one of the many fascinating areas in North Yorkshire which is frequently visited by those staying in hotels in Whitby, and now the University of Hull believes that there could soon be another great reason to visit Scarborough. A report from the university concludes that the town would be able to support and run a major new maritime history...
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Mount Snowdon is certainly beautiful to look at as well as being exciting to climb, and this is exactly why people looking for a holiday in the UK often search for Snowdonia holiday cottages. Snowdon can be as dangerous as it is beautiful, though a new scheme has certainly helped the Welsh mountain become not only a beautiful place, but a safe place...
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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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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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