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#1/20
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4.8
(6 comments)
A mighty castle,a huge cobbled market place,an original Georgian theatre where you can appear onstage,walks beside the tumbling brown River Swale- fine ingredients for a special break,don't you think?... read more »
#2/20
Rating:
4.666665
(3 comments)
Destination: Pitlochry, Inverness
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
My account of a delightful budget break in Scotland featuring a journey on the Caledonian sleeper train and short stays in Inverness and Pitlochry... read more »
#3/20
Rating:
4.5
(2 comments)
Destination: Scottish Highlands
Stunning coastlines, beautiful castles and magical malt whiskies... if you haven't discovered the Scottish highlands yet, you're missing out!... read more »
#4/20
Rating:
4.25
(4 comments)
Although time and the comfort of modern living insulate us; a stormy weekend on the English north east coast shows how different and difficult a life by the sea used to be... read more »
#5/20
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
The scenic cycle route that runs from Newcastle to Berwick-upon-Tweed makes a great weekend break, passing beautiful beaches, pretty villages and dramatic castles as it winds along the coast... read more »
#6/20
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Sherborne
The ancient abbey town of Sherborne in North Dorset offers the visitor a delightful centre, either from which to explore a relatively unvisited part of the West Country or in which just to slow down... read more »
#7/20
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
By: Lyn Eyb
With cobbled streets, a beautiful cathedral, and a fine castle just down the road, history comes alive in the city of Canterbury... read more »
#8/20
Rating:
3
(2 comments)
There's more to Turnberry than just golf. You can go walking, cycling, horse riding, malt whisky tasting, salmon fishing, sailing and castle bagging. Thats just for starters. ... read more »
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Rating:
3
(1 comment)
Destination: Manchester
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Manchester may be “happening” but it also has a fascinating industrial past that's been rejuvenated in recent years... read more »
#10/20
Rating:
3
(1 comment)
From picturesque waterways to rolling hills and romantic ruins, Monmouthshire offers a wealth of wonderful views... read more »
#11/20
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0
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Closer to France than it is to the UK, but belonging to neither, Jersey is an ideal weekend break even if you’re not a tax exile... read more »
#12/20
Rating:
4.5
(2 comments)
Destination: Ventnor, Bonchurch
Trip type: Beach, Family, Short Break
The Isle of Wight is an excellent option for a family break. There is entertainment for the whole family here: castles and beaches, pubs and farm shops, spas and steam trains ... read more »
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From the castle, woodlands and coastal walks of Culzean to the bonnie banks of Loch Lomond and the bleak, misty mountains of Glencoe, a three-stop camping tour is the best way to see Scotland... read more »
#14/20
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The county of Shropshire has arguably the loveliest countryside in England and, in Ludlow, possibly the prettiest town... read more »
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0
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Destination: Beaumaris
Trip type: Short Break
A fishing trip off Beaumaris, in Anglesey, can turn a nice weekend into a must-do-it-again experience that will connect with even the offest of offspring... read more »
#16/20
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0
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Destination: Folkestone, Dover
Trip type: Short Break
They have welcomed travellers for thousands of years, but behind the famous white cliffs of Dover lies the beautiful Kent countryside, with a lot more to offer... read more »
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Think romantic weekend, and Dumfries and Galloway probably isn't the first place that springs to mind. But from Gretna Green to great ice cream, there are definite possibilities in tham thar hills...... read more »
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Tolkien is said to have modelled Middle-earth on Lancashire's Ribble Valley and the Queen has suggested that if she were to ever hang up her crown and retire, she would see her days out here... read more »
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By: Lyn Eyb
Destination: Windsor
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Kings and queens have called Windsor home for centuries. Take a walk through its cobbled streets to discover what makes it such a favourite with royalty... read more »
#20/20
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Destination: Lancaster
Trip type: Short Break
Lancaster offers the visitor masses of history and a little bit of mystery, plus great modern food, drink and shopping, all in some of England’s best urban landscapes... read more »
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