Wendy Gomersall

Paws for thought in Ireland

Money worries may persuade families to take short breaks closer to home this year – but the good news is that it means the pet dog can come too. Just load up the car and catch the ferry to Ireland... Read the guide

Lazy daze in northern Cyprus

Unspoilt Bellapais in northern Cyprus has the perfect solution for anyone too wound up to chill out Read the guide

Do it in Devon

Is this the year you’ve decided to learn a new skill? Head for Bovey Castle in north Devon for an activity weekend and you could try quad biking, falconry, or even fly fishing Read the guide

Lovely Ljubljana

See, shop and eat is the formula for a successful city break - but not necessarily in equal proportion. Ljubljana, Slovenia's capital, has all the right ingredients Read the guide