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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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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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Swindon Outlet Shopping Centre

England - Swindon: a surprisingly interesting place

Destination: Swindon

Swindon, in Wiltshire, is famous for railways and Honda cars but must have more going for it - it has just been officially twinned with Walt Disney World in Florida

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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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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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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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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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