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Destination: Lowestoft, Southwold, Dunwich
Trip type: Eco, Family
The county of Suffolk is a place of many treasures - some of them utterly unexpected... read more »
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4.75
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Destination: Plymouth
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
With a beautiful Devon setting, lashings of historical attractions to explore, and some great places to eat, Plymouth makes the perfect place for a weekend break... read more »
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4.75
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Destination: Bristol
Home to historic cathedrals, theatre, pubs galore and Britain's most celebrated street artist, Bristol is a friendly and affordable alternative to London... read more »
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5
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Destination: Isles of Scilly
The Isles of Scilly may be just off the Cornish coast, but they're like nowhere else in the UK, with beaches that could hold their own in the Med - ideal for a British seaside holiday with a twist... read more »
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Destination: Chester
Chester's not short of cool places to shop and eat - but it's really hot stuff when it comes to history. If you know where to go, you can find fascinating treasures in the most unlikely of places...... read more »
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4.5
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Destination: Rye
The medieval town of Rye, in East Sussex, is the perfect place to spend a lost weekend. From cosy pubs to boutique shops, here's the definitive guide to what you should see...... read more »
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4.5
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Good things come in small packages: even counties! Rutland not only has unspoilt countryside and pretty historic towns and villages, but is also a gourmet's delight ... read more »
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4.333335
(8 comments)
Destination: Godalming
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
There are few more quintessentially English towns than Surrey’s Godalming that are also within easy striking distance of London, and so perfect for a day trip or weekend break... read more »
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4
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The Shakespeare Memorial Theatre is closed for refurbishment, but Stratford still has great Shakespearean theatre and lots more to offer during a long weekend break... read more »
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Destination: Kent
Trip type: Family
Want to take the children away for a fun, low-budget but totally unforgettable camping holiday? Look no further than the South coast of England – to Kent. There is far more to do than you might think... read more »
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4
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With a wealth of myths and legends attached to it, Glastonbury has lots to offer as an alternative weekend break - especially if you like a good pub and fancy shopping for spell books and magic wands... read more »
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4
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Destination: Oxford
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Honey-coloured college quads, bicycling students in gowns and punts on the river – explore the stereotypes and more in Oxford, a great weekend break or a must-see on a trip around England... read more »
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4
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Destination: Bath
Bath is ideal for a weekend break, with great food, relaxing spas and interesting historical sights. It's also the perfect base for exploring the surrounding countryside and nearby charming villages... read more »
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4
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Destination: Great Yarmouth
Trip type: Beach, Family, Short Break
Great Yarmouth, with its rich historic past and wide sandy beaches, was a popular seaside resort for generations. It is just as exciting today and is great for children and adults all year round... read more »
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4
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A book about the £53 million pound Securitas robbery has just been published and a film is due to hit the screens, so get on the heist trail in Kent and explore the locations where the crime unfolded... read more »
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4
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Destination: Exeter
Exeter, the historic capital city of Devon, has so much going for it that any visitor would be hard pressed to exhaust all the options during a weekend, or even a week. Read on for my recommendations... read more »
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4
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Whether you're into cider, real ale, gourmet pies, Banksy or even Noel Edmonds, my pick of Bristol’s most interesting and hip hostelries should keep you entertained and well oiled... read more »
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4
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While in Stroud, discover the foodie heaven that is the farmers' market, observe beautiful views over five valleys, eat until you burst at gastro-pubs and stay in historic boutique hotels... read more »
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Rating:
3
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Destination: London
Gatekeeper to centuries of history, South Kensington is the place to explore new things and admire humankind's achievements. Here's my guide to its museums... read more »
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