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The stream is perfect for paddling

The Long Mynd, Shropshire: a perfect place to paddle

Destination: Shropshire

Looking for a family day out in Shropshire? The streams, trails and heather-covered hills of the Long Mynd may be the answer. It's also a centre for sports, from riding and golf to hang-gliding

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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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Saltburn's iconic water-balanced cliff lift

A heroine's view of Saltburn-by-the-Sea, North Yorkshire

Destination: Saltburn-by-the-Sea

Like Tess in Freya North's novel "Secrets" I love Saltburn-by-the-Sea. Victorian architecture, cliff top walks, Italian gardens that meander down to the beach, a pier, cliff lift- what more do I need?

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Symphony of Lights, Victoria Harbour

Hong Kong on a tight budget

Destination: Hong Kong

Hong Kong is a unique place where east meets west and modernity subtly blends with tradition. Many of the city's attractions can be done for free and others cost just a few HK dollars

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Breathtaking views along Newquay coast

Cornwall: discover a rainforest and ride the surf in a day

by nannyd

Destination: Cornwall

Where can you experience a walk through a rainforest while eating a Cornish pasty? Read on...

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The Eagle Bend above the Geiranger fjord ©C.H. - Innovation Norway

Norway on a budget

Destination: Oslo

It’s a country known for fjords, midnight sun and blue-eyed blondes – and for extortionate prices, but don’t let that put you off. There are ways to see Norway on a budget

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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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Bandos Island

The Maldives: A Paradise For Babies And Toddlers

Destination: North Male Atoll

After taking my 15 month old to child-friendly Bandos Island, I find out the Maldives is not just a paradise for honeymooners, it's a paradise for young children too

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Scarborough

Scarborough: a destination for the young and young at heart

Destination: Scarborough

You are never too young or too old to enjoy the great variety of attractions that Scarborough, England’s most picturesque holiday resort, has to offer

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Roseberry Topping

A green visit to North Yorkshire's prettiest villages

Stepping stones, cascading water, ducks under the bridge-English village life at its very best. Add in a great pub or two and you have the perfect getaway; and you can help save the environment too!

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