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5
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Explore North Wales on beautifully restored narrow-gauge steam trains. This guide takes you on an unforgettable journey on the Welsh Highland Railway ... read more »
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5
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Limericks aside, the attractive Wiltshire market town of Devizes has a long history, scenic canals and spectacular battle sites - plus a rather good brewery... read more »
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4.8
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Steam engines, steep gradients, Pullman carriages and gorgeous scenery. Welcome to the Ffestiniog Railway; a wonderful way to explore North Wales ... read more »
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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 »
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4.8
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Destination: London
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Home to artists and intellectuals in the 1930s and the University of London today, Bloomsbury's Georgian garden squares, museums and galleries are well known, but there are hidden spots to discover... read more »
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5
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Manchester's Mecca of spice, Rusholme, boasts the highest concentration of Asian eating places in Europe. For foodies with a penchant for fiery, it's time to discover the city's famous Curry Mile... read more »
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5
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Destination: London
Hoxton is the unofficial centre of contemporary art in London. Its bars, clubs, pool rooms and restaurants are also THE destination for Londoners on a big night out... read more »
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Rating:
5
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Destination: London
Follow me as I walk in the footsteps of London's cultural and political elite for a stagger around Soho's legendary drinking shops and a visit to a history-making restaurant... read more »
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Rating:
5
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Destination: Oxford
Oxford is known for its great colleges with their beautiful quads and "dreaming spires", unique museums and water meadow rambles. Combine these with the annual literary festival for a memorable visit... read more »
#10/142
Rating:
4.75
(4 comments)
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 »
#11/142
Rating:
4.75
(4 comments)
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 »
#12/142
Rating:
4.75
(8 comments)
Destination: Norwich
It may have been raining when I got to Norwich but it didn't dampen my spirits. How I discovered a super weekend break destination that had me dancing in the puddles with happiness... read more »
#13/142
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4.666665
(11 comments)
Destination: Edinburgh
Come with me through the dark side of Scotland's capital and follow in the tracks of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, Deacon Brodie, Burke and Hare, Sherlock Holmes and Inspector Rebus... read more »
#14/142
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4.57143
(14 comments)
Destination: London
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
London doesn’t have to be expensive - you just need to know where to look to find entertainment, shopping bargains and even spa treatments that are easy on your pocket... read more »
#15/142
Rating:
4.6
(5 comments)
Destination: Edinburgh
There's more to Edinburgh than a festival - whatever time of year you visit you'll find plenty of entertaining ways to spend your time, including some you might not have thought of before...... read more »
#16/142
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 »
#17/142
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4.666665
(5 comments)
If you want to escape the hustle and bustle of the city centre, stroll alongside the River Mersey, or shop in some of Manchester’s most stylish independent shops, head south to Chorlton and Didsbury... read more »
#18/142
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4.57143
(10 comments)
Destination: Bath
Ancient Roman Baths, medieval churches, stately Georgian architecture - this UNESCO World Heritage Site is alive with history and extravagance. Here's how to enjoy it on the cheap... read more »
#19/142
Rating:
4.5
(9 comments)
Destination: Manchester
Manchester more than lives up to the 'hedonistic party town' hype, but the city also has much to offer in the daytime. Read this guide to learn more about Manchester's lesser-known sober side...... read more »
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Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Destination: York
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break, Spa
Middlethorpe Hall hotel and spa in York is the perfect spot for a bit of luxury and a lot of mother-daughter bonding... read more »
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