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    Summer Holidays,  Travel Guides

    Extreme Swimming Pools and Water Features

    When the summer sun is at its zenith, all we want to do is get ourselves beside water. A river, a paddling pool, a puddle: we’ll take it. So it’s not difficult to see why we’re dreaming about far-off fantasy pools today. Take a look at the planet’s most extreme swimming pools and man-made water features, which we’ve gathered in one place for your viewing pleasure. And while you’re here, check out our Extreme Water Sports gift experiences too; we’ve got hundreds of ways for you to embrace the Big Blue across the UK. Now, with high temperatures forecast for our imminent future, wouldn’t you rather be floating serenely in one…

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    10 Reasons to Visit Cornwall

    Visit Cornwall. For rustic coastlines, turquoise coves, sandy beaches, quaint seaside towns, fish and chips, cream teas, pasties, chic hotels, camping sites galore and its charming West country twang. This is simply the tip of the iceberg when it comes to Cornwall’s finest offerings and a mere handful of reasons why the picturesque corner of our little island is a hotspot for tourists seeking a laid-back British break. Providing you with your next dose of travel inspiration, we’ve come up with our top 10 reasons (it was a tough job narrowing it down!) to visit Cornwall. Have we missed anything off? 1) You won’t find a better cream tea A post…

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    10 Reasons to Visit Liverpool

      Perched on the banks of the River Mersey, Liverpool is a city of rich cultural heritage, fantastic energy and with endless ways to stay entertained. Famed for being the home of The Beatles, two Premier League football teams and one of the most distinguishable (if not occasionally confusing to outsiders) accents the UK has to offer, there’s much more to Liverpool than meets the eye. Thinking about visiting the vibrant Northern city? Read on and feel inspired! 1) The music scene is world class A post shared by The Beatles Story (@beatlesstory) on Jan 16, 2018 at 3:25am PST I don’t know if you’ve heard of them, but a half…

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    The Top 5 Christmas Markets in the UK

    The grass has developed a frosty crunch in the morning, the air is crisp, bonfire night is done and dusted for another year and it’s only a matter of time before we begin to hear carols playing on the radio. One thing for sure is, it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! With the countdown to the nation’s favourite holiday well underway, we’ve rounded up a list of our favourite UK Christmas markets. There’s no better way to get into the festive spirit than by wrapping up warm, sipping on some mulled wine, inhaling the seasonal aroma of spices and browsing a maze of festive food, drink and crafts stools.…

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    Dog Friendly Short Breaks

    To most dog owners, canine pals are as much a part of the family as any other member, so when it comes to enjoying a break away from home, it only seems fair that furry friends should be included. Fortunately, there are tonnes of dog friendly holiday spots around the UK, many of which are more than happy to accommodate dogs, so there really isn’t any reason they can’t join in the fun. The great British countryside is the perfect destination for unbeatable walking routes and dog friendly tourist sights, so we’ve put together a list of the top accommodation in Blighty, where cuddly canines are welcomed with open arms. From rustic glamping breaks nestled…

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    10 Reasons to Visit Yorkshire

    Yorkshire puddings, Wensleydale Cheese, John Smiths beer, Yorkshire tea….you could say we’ve got a lot of things to thank Yorkshire for. But there’s so much more to the Northern county than good grub and a decent brew. As a nation, we’re often guilty of heading abroad in search of sunshine and adventures, neglecting the fact that some of the most beautiful holiday destinations lie right on our doorstep. And so many of these are located in God’s Own County! In honour of Yorkshire Day (1st August), we’ve come up with a selection of fantastic things to see and do in Yorkshire, proving that a UK break truly is underrated. Read on and…