UK Holidays

Staycation Ideas In The UK

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We all want to take a break, but don’t want to break the bank while doing it. Rather than jetting off abroad, many budget conscious families are looking for holiday entertainment closer to home. But a UK based ‘staycation’ doesn’t have to mean a fortnight camped out in the back garden. There are a whole […]

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This One’s for the Lovers – Five Famously Romantic UK Places

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Britain just oozes with romance. There’s just something about the UK which seems to bring out the lovey-dovey side of great artists, writers and film makers. Maybe it’s the landscapes: rolling hills, bluebell carpeted woods and windswept moors. Maybe it’s the seasons: what could be more romantic than snuggling up to a crackling log fire […]

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Planning your Valentines getaways in the UK

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People take all kinds of different approaches on Valentine’s Day, and a lot of them focus on the wrong thing: getting the right gift. Shopping on Valentine’s Day is easy enough – either you pick up a gift you know your significant other wants, you buy some jewellery,

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Why the UK is a Winter Holiday Wonderland

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If you thought that Britain was purely a summertime holiday destination, then it’s time to think again. There are few pleasures that can match settling in the glow of a proper log fire in a traditional British inn with a hearty ‘winter-warmer’ ale as snowflakes drift past the window…

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All the Fun of the Fear – Haunted Holidays in the UK

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It seems that the British have something of a preoccupation with the paranormal, not just at Hallowe’en but all year round. Go to any seaside fairground and you’ll find a Haunted House, and quite often a fortune teller who’ll attempt to connect you with those who have passed over to the ‘other side’.  This love […]

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A Weekend in Edinburgh – What to see and do

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To the uninitiated, Edinburgh inevitably conjures up associations with its vibrant annual festival, an improbable national diet of shortbread, malt whisky and haggis and a male population that dress only in kilts, sporrans and tam o’shanters. Edinburgh undeniably and shamelessly caters for its visitors, but this city jewel in Scotland’s crown crams in so much […]

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Road Tripping in the UK

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If you ask the average Briton what the phrase ‘road trip’ means to them, chances are they’ll start dropping phrases like ‘Pan-American Highway’ and ‘Route 66’ or tell you at length about how they took their car over to France and spent a couple of months touring Europe.

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UK holidays. Not just red, white and blue but green too

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Travel news has been pretty bleak in recent times. Natural disasters, political unrest, rising air fares, industrial action involving airline staff and unforeseen clouds of volcanic ash have all conspired to make global travel less appealing.

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