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Rating:
5
(9 comments)
I've lost my heart to Grassington in the Yorkshire Dales! This small town with a village atmosphere celebrates Christmas unashamedly, appealing to the child in me as I join in the torch-lit procession... read more »
#2/116
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4.666665
(8 comments)
Photographers, artists, fossil hunters, lovers of our stunningly varied English coastline; just some of the people who've discovered the North Yorkshire village of Runswick Bay and come back for more.... read more »
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Rating:
5
(2 comments)
Destination: Nottingham
It will forever be synonymous with everyone's favourite outlaw. But with a vibrant student scene, Nottingham is also an essential place to catch the latest top bands and the freshest fashion styles... read more »
#4/116
Rating:
5
(2 comments)
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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Rating:
5
(2 comments)
Destination: Broadstairs
Trip type: Beach, Family, Short Break
Broadstairs has so much to offer, from summer festivals and rock pools on the beach to the best ice cream parlour for miles - you certainly won't be bored... read more »
#6/116
Rating:
4.666665
(3 comments)
Destination: Dorset
Fossil-strewn beaches, amazing drives, endless countryside and a foodie culture to whet your appetite - welcome to West Dorset, second home to Masterchef winner and New Zealander Mat Follas... read more »
#7/116
Rating:
4.666665
(3 comments)
Destination: Chester
Welcome to my Chester - a small city crammed with history, great shopping, upmarket hotels, lively nightlife and a tasty food scene. Ideal for a short break in the north west of England... read more »
#8/116
Rating:
4.75
(5 comments)
Forewarned is forearmed if you want to realise the dream of a stress-free holiday on the UK’s canals. Some of your most important decisions will be agreeing where to go and who to go with... read more »
#9/116
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Destination: Devon
Trip type: Beach, Family, Short Break
Rugged and appealing, the coast of North Devon has beaches for surfers, beaches for families and ‘secret’ beaches only the locals know about...... read more »
#10/116
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Destination: Ventnor
Trip type: Beach, Family
Prepare to be charmed by a secret and delightfully old-fashioned private beach, hidden at the bottom of a cliff on the Isle of Wight... read more »
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Rating:
5
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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 »
#12/116
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Destination: London
Trip type: Shopping, Short Break
If you only have a weekend to shop for an interior design project in London, read my guide on where to find the best boutiques and specialist stores. Make sure that you eat and stay in style too... read more »
#13/116
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Rating:
5
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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 »
#14/116
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
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 »
#15/116
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Destination: Essex
Trip type: Shopping, Short Break
South Essex has unexpected charms, from upscale shopping to good bird-watching - and not a white stiletto in sight!... read more »
#16/116
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Destination: London
Trip type: Family, Short Break
Camping in London in the colder months – you'd have to be mad, right? Well, no - give it a go, and you'll find it's actually quite a fun, cost-canny and convenient option... read more »
#17/116
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Destination: Cornwall
Trip type: Cultural, Family
A tea plantation, swaying palms, giant banana trees… who knew Cornwall was so exotic? Welcome to a magical tour of the southwest's horticultural highlights... read more »
#18/116
Rating:
4.5
(7 comments)
Nottingham, with its castle, canal and caves, is a great place for a weekend break but if all you want to do is to shop and eat then you've definitely come to the right place... read more »
#19/116
Rating:
4.4
(6 comments)
Destination: London
For centuries the site of an important market Covent Garden has been transformed into a modern, major tourist attraction where street entertainers and musicians add to the bustling market atmosphere. ... read more »
#20/116
Rating:
4.5
(2 comments)
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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