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The view over the Camel estuary

5 Things to do in Padstow, Cornwall

Destination: Padstow

Most visitors will know Padstow for its famous resident chef Rick Stein and his myriad of eateries, but there is so much more to this charming Cornish harbour town than fruits de mare and fine wine.

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View of Winnats Pass looking towards Mam Tor (© Robin Weaver)

A winning weekend in the Peak District

Destination: Derbyshire

Castleton may be a well known centre for outdoors adventure, but it’s also a great base camp for a relaxing weekend in the glorious Peak District

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Sandbanks: a traditional British seaside resort

Destination: Swanage

Ice cream boats, cream teas and fishing in rock pools are all part of the holiday experience at Sandbanks in Dorset

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The entertainment team gets patriotic as Ventura leaves another port

Cruising the Med - in a very British style

Destination: Southampton

From quoits to bungee jumping, P&O's newest superliner, Ventura, offers a taste of Britain Noughties style, as it takes in the hotspots of the Mediterranean

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Skelwith Fold: room with a view

Destination: Ambleside

Nestled in the beautiful countryside of Ambleside in the Lake District, it’s clear why Skelwith Fold has been voted one of the best caravan parks in Britain

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Charming Steephill Cove on the Isle of Wight

Steephill Cove: a timeless hideaway

Destination: Ventnor

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

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Interior view of Canterbury Cathedral (© Britain On View)

Canterbury: a pilgrim's place

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Destination: Canterbury

With cobbled streets, a beautiful cathedral, and a fine castle just down the road, history comes alive in the city of Canterbury

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Jamie Oliver and his chefs at Fifteen Cornwall

Cornwall: once upon a lunchtime in the west

Destination: Padstow

Move over stodgy pasties and greasy fish and chips! From Fifteen Cornwall to Rick Stein, Cornwall is now a foodie paradise

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Bedroom at ABode Glasgow

A gastronomic tour of Glasgow

Destination: Glasgow

Take the time to explore Glasgow’s food trail, and you'll discover there’s a lot more to Scottish cuisine than haggis

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A summer cruise on the Thames

Destination: Oxford

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

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