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Montpellier - a Christmas market with a French accent

Destination: Montpellier

Why not take the family for a winter break in Montpellier, and add some French flair to your Christmas shopping at the "marche de noel"? You'll find lots of other child friendly things to do here too

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Adam Ruck skis the Inferno downhill race in Mürren, Switzerland

Mürren, Switzerland: a dash of ski history under the Eiger

by Adam R

Destination: Murren

It's the birthplace of slalom, where the intrepid can powder-ski in thick fog or join the madcap Inferno race – but its small scale and quiet, old-world charm make Mürren ideal for families too

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Fancy a dip in the Mermaid Pool?

A short trip to Cornwall's stunning Lizard Peninsula

Destination: Lizard

If you only have a few days to spend on Cornwall's Lizard Peninsula, follow my advice on where to stay, where to find the best Cornish pasty and which stunning sights you must see

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La Grande Plage, Biarritz

France - bitesize Biarritz: a short break guide

by deeda

Destination: Biarritz

Biarritz on the French Atlantic Coast is the perfect weekend get-away. For what to do during a three day break to make the most of this beautiful town (without spending a fortune), read on

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Scotland - a short break in Angus

Destination: Angus

Often overlooked by holidaymakers intent on discovering the grander landscapes of the Scottish Highlands, the ancient county of Angus has lots to offer visitors at any time of the year

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Dine in style in The Bear's restaurant

Woodstock and Blenheim Palace - a day trip from Oxford

Destination: Woodstock

The historic Cotswolds town of Woodstock is the setting of Blenheim Palace and the birthplace of Winston Churchill, as well as numerous antiques shops and rolling Oxfordshire countryside

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Cahors from the River Lot

France: Cahors - a haven in the midi-Pyrenees

by malabar

Destination: Cahors

A short break in the French town of Cahors offers a glimpse into another age, pleasing scenery, great food, vineyards and a wonderful feeling of being included. What's not to like?

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A room with a view at The Zanzibar

Hastings: a breath of fresh air

Destination: Hastings

With a mix of stylish hotels, interesting shops, history and leisure, Hastings is a salty seaside town that's definitely on the up

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Maspalomas Dunes

Maspalomas: a nature reserve with a resort attached

Destination: Maspalomas

One of the best beach destinations in the Canary Islands, the sun shines almost every day in Maspalomas, Gran Canaria

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The Royal Pavilion

Brighton Rocks - a seaside break in England

Destination: Brighton

Brighton - this super-cool city by the sea has something for everyone; from the arts and culture to clubbing and pubbing....

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