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White Swan Hotel, Middleham

England - a beginner's guide to the Yorkshire Dales

Both keen walkers, my wife and I wanted to try somewhere other than the Sussex Weald and Downland or Cornwall. After much research, we decided the Yorkshire Dales it would be...

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Bonding with the locals

Morocco: a road trip through the Atlas Mountains

Destination: Zagora

The Atlas Mountain route from Tinighir to Zagora is home to the greatest variety of scenery, activities and weather I've ever experienced on one holiday. Taking a road trip allowed us to see it all

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Charity organ, cuppa n mince pies round the corner

A Dickens of a time in Grassington

Destination: Grassington

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

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Palma from Bellver Castle

Enjoy a weekend break in Majorca's fascinating capital Palma

Destination: Palma

Most visitors to Majorca’s capital, Palma are pleasantly surprised by its cosmopolitan and upmarket feel. With the feel of a sanitised Barcelona, Palma is a easy city to explore and enjoy.

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View from Oram's Arbour in the snow

Winchester: a walking tour

by LRevans

Destination: Winchester

Winchester is famous for being the former capital of the UK and the setting for Keats' 'To Autumn'. Now the city provides the perfect setting for break away from it all

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Lincoln's bust in the Parque Forestal

Santiago in a day

Destination: Santiago

Even with only a short time to spend in Chile's capital Santiago, you can get a great impression of the lively city. Here's a walking tour of my favourite parts to help you cram in as much as possible

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The Mourne Wall snakes along the mountain

Take a walk on the wild side: The Mountains of Mourne

Destination: Newcastle

Combine healthy, physical, outdoor exercise with great entertainment, fine lodgings and homely food for that well-rounded weekend break or short holiday in Ireland

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Petting the wallabies at Featherdale Wildlife Park

The Blue Mountains - a 'true blue' Aussie getaway

Destination: Jenolan Caves

Canyons, mountains and waterfalls; hearthlands, gum trees and old tin sheds; stalagmites, stalactites and an underground river. The Blue Mountains offers them all, with fine food and culture to boot

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A look out south towards Crackington Haven from the beach at Widemouth Bay

Take a stroll into the West Country: Bude, Cornwall

Destination: Bude

Cornwall is one of the more popular holiday destinations in the UK, available to all and at any type of budget! After visiting Bude for years, here is my opinion on why it is the best place in the UK

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Viewed from the high road- the track is on the far shore

Praia de Odeceixe - a cautionary tale!

Destination: Alentejo

Odeceixe, on the border of the Algarve and the Alentejo, has a glorious beach and the cheapest accommodation I've seen in a long time. Just make sure you get that beach trip right...unlike me!

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