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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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This is the second part of our guide to what to take with you on a summer holiday. A Good Book Whether it’s for those lazy days on the beach, waiting to catch your flight or for some bed time reading, a good book will provide some essential boredom relief and a great way to relax and unwind. Toiletries Take all those essentials you will need...
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Exeter Summer Festival

Posted by on June 11, 2010
This year’s Exeter Summer Festival looks set to be bigger and better than ever before with an amazing line up featuring local, national and international artist. The 2010 festival will have over 40 events ranging from classical and contemporary music to comedy, dance, theatre and fireworks. Events are hosted throughout the city will be both free...
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One of the greatest things about living in the UK is the accessibility to great holiday spots.  In a few hours you can be in a great destination, allowing you to take a break and spend a nice holiday.  This is ideal for those summer weekends when you would prefer to go on a short holiday.  Maybe you do not have time for a week long break.  However,...
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The world is filled with natural attractions that invoke almost any emotion you would care to name in those who see them. They exist in every country and people will travel to see them regardless of if that involves just looking out their kitchen window or getting on a plane and flying half way around the world. The national parks of the United Kingdom...
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Snow Holidays in Scotland

Posted by on November 13, 2009
Who can forget the snow that locked up parts of England last year? People couldn’t make it to work, everything was coated in white, and wherever was hottest became a communal gathering place. It was brilliant. Scotland, being further north, had it even better, with up to sixteen inches of snow falling in some places. If anything close to that...
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Lindisfarne, or the Holy Island as people often call it, has a national reputation as a wildlife haven, home to a wealth of rare bird breeds and a national nature reserve. Access is available just twice a day at low tides by means of a 3 mile long causeway, built in 1954. The island is within the Northumberland Coast, classed as an Area of Outstanding...
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Why Rent a Cottage in Northumberland?

Posted by on September 18, 2009
One of the biggest advantages of renting Northumberland cottages is the closeness of Lindisfarne. And one of the biggest advantages of Lindisfarne can be summed up in two words: Lindisfarne Mead. For those of you not familiar with mead, you’ve really no excuse; it’s been around for around nine-thousand years. Are you really going to tell...
When you mention Cornwall to most people, they’ll think of pasties, Lands’ End, perhaps the Eden Project, and cottage holidays with the family in the Cornish Riviera. To others, though, Cornwall is a land full of myth and legend. It might be something you should consider when looking for your next holiday. The most prolific legend is that...
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Here are some events you can visit or take part in when staying in a Scottish Borders Cottage. Common Riding Social and cultural events are very important to the Scottish Borders and the residents like to celebrate their heritage and history. The Scottish borders are famous for a series of pageants that are known as the ‘Common Ridings’....
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