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You can travel to Morocco from the UK or anywhere in Europe without the need to fly. This guide shows you how to do it from London in about two days... read more »
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Destination: Cornwall, Padstow, Rock, Penzance
Trip type: Activity
Cornwall is ideal for those seeking bracing fresh air and lashing of outdoor activities, from traditional sailing and surfing to more novel pursuits such as traction kiting... read more »
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Afternoon tea at the Ritz may be the ultimate London cliché. So, why not avoid the uptight dress code and head for an equally glamorous alternative to indulge in the epitome in English dining?... read more »
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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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West Dorset has tingled foodies’ tastebuds for years. French gourmet Nathalie explains why Beaminster, with its restaurants and surrounding countryside, is the perfect short break destination... read more »
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The television and celebrity gardener talks about five of his favourite gardens from every corner of the UK and Ireland... read more »
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The Peak District is one of England's rural highlights. By staying in Buxton, you can enjoy the best of town and country and discover some amazing food and drink on the doorstep of the great outdoors... read more »
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Destination: Cornwall
Trip type: Activity, Beach
Leave Newquay, Perranporth and St Ives to the crowds and head into the real Cornwall. Exploring the Lizard and Land’s End peninsulas is like turning the clock back to an earlier age of holidaymaking... read more »
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Destination: Hampshire, West Sussex
Trip type: Activity, Short Break
Get active, be kind to the environment and see some stunning scenery - check out these suggestions for some great routes to explore by bike on the Hampshire/West Sussex borders... read more »
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Bursting with energy and looking for somewhere to work it all off? Check out this guide to five English adventure centres, where you can try your hand at anything from archery to dragon boating... read more »
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When you've been striding the Yorkshire hills and dales, nothing beats a stay at one of the county's welcoming inns, complete with star-quality food... read more »
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One of the UK's best-kept secrets, Lancashire’s Forest of Bowland has glorious countryside, fantastic fishing and birdwatching, plus fine food and wine - and no crowds... read more »
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Destination: Somerset
South Somerset's easy cycling in perfect English countryside makes for a lovely circular tour, with great scenery, great B&Bs and great pubs... read more »
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Destination: Oxford
Trip type: Activity
Take a hot summer weekend, a spacious river boat and a few friends and family, and you've got all the ingredients for an idyllic weekend messing about on the river Thames... read more »
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Destination: Cotswolds
As a Londoner, the Cotswolds is the quickest exit from the city into the countryside for me and I tend to escape the capital twice a month to dip my toes into English country life... read more »
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From brave little trains tunnelling through the mountains of Norway to luxurious vintage carriages trundling east to Istanbul, Europe is criss-crossed with romantic railway rides... read more »
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Destination: Chester
The Roman city of Chester boasts Britain's largest amphitheatre, the most complete city walls, the oldest sporting venue in continuous use and much more besides. Reborn, Chester waits to welcome you. ... read more »
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Destination: Northumberland
Trip type: Activity, Cultural
OK, so following the full 73 miles of Hadrian's Wall might be pushing it, but if you just fancy a taster, this brief itinerary for a Northumberland day out should do the trick... read more »
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On holiday, adolescents are notoriously hard to please. Any ideas? From surfing in Cornwall and cookery in France to cycling in Bangkok, here are five activity breaks with sufficient cool quotient... read more »
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Destination: Shropshire
Looking for a family day out in Shropshire? The streams, trails and heather-covered hills of the Long Mynd may be the answer. It's also a centre for sports, from riding and golf to hang-gliding... read more »
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