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Yorkshire & Durham : Hiking guide

Yorkshire & Durham : Hiking guide

Yorkshire & Durham offer some of the most glorious hikes in the country. Infamously known as ‘God’s own country’, this region boasts unspoilt countryside for miles.

We have put together some of the must-visit walks and trails across the area so that you get the very best of what Yorkshire & Durham have to show.

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Where to Stop on the South Coast

Where to Stop on the South Coast

The south coast of England is a truly remarkable place. Bordering the English channel and nestled between the North Sea, the Irish Sea and the Atlantic Ocean, it’s the epitome of coast.

Approximately 300 miles in length, the south coast is the sunniest part of the country with over 1900 hours of warm sunshine per year.

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Self Drive Holidays in Wales

Wales: Self-Drive Routes

Home to some of the most impressive scenery in the United Kingdom, Wales has long been a popular destination for self-drive holidays. Almost all of the region’s most impressive sights are easily accessible by road. If you’re thinking of organising a self-drive holiday, there’s no better place to start than Wales.

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Self Drive Holidays with Kids

Self Drive Holidays with Kids

Self-drive holidays are perfect for families, so pack up the car and take the kids on a road trip this Summer! Head off on an adventure and explore some of the most exciting destinations the UK has to offer, from sightseeing in Llandudno to playing on the sands of Eastbourne beach.

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8 Best Lake District Walks

8 Best Lake District Walks

Are you keen to discover the best Lake District walks?

From Cat Bells to Wordsworth's House, we're sharing our favourite routes around the Lake District.

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Things to Do in Haldon Forest

Things to Do in Haldon Forest

Are you visiting Haldon Forest?

We're sharing our favourite things to do in Haldon Forest, from tree-top adventures to hiring a yurt.

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The Lost Gardens of Heligan

The Lost Gardens of Heligan

Are you eager to explore the Lost Gardens of Heligan?

We're sharing the wonder of the beautifully restored gardens and all they have to offer here.

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Where to Lunch in Keswick

Where to Lunch in Keswick

Keswick is well known for its thriving food scene, with some incredible bars, cafes and restaurants to be found in and around the town. Whether you’re looking for comforting pub grub, indulgent baked treats or refined high-end dining, you’ll have no trouble finding just the thing in Keswick.

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Walking The Norfolk Coast Path

Walking The Norfolk Coast Path

The 83 miles of the Norfolk Coast Path span an impressive stretch of the coastline, offering brilliant opportunities to enjoy the beaches, historic towns and coastal villages of this beautiful part of England.

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Starsign Roadtrip

UK roadtrip, based on star signs

Driving your own way on holiday means you have the freedom to get to places off the tourist track, you have optimum comfort plus total flexibility. There is nothing better than holidaying at your pace, following your interests and enjoying your time off just as you please.

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Day Out in Portmeirion

Day Out in Portmeirion

The famous village of Portmeirion is a great place to visit when you’re in North Wales. Originally designed by Sir Clough Williams-Ellis, Portmeirion emulates a traditional Italian village. It’s appeared on the big screen on numerous occasions, and is perhaps best known for its starring role in the 1960s TV show The Prisoner.

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Steam Train Experience in Wales

Steam Train Experience in Wales

Wales is home to an incredible collection of steam trains, many of which are still in operation today. Visitors can take trips on beautiful, historic trains and enjoy stunning views of the Welsh landscape as they travel through the country.

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Explore Welsh Castles

Explore Welsh Castles

The first castles in England were built by the Normans following their victory at the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The earliest Norman castle in Wales was originally a motte and bailey structure erected around 1087.

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Eastbourne Pier

Seaside Pier : Eastbourne

Lord Edward Cavendish opened Eastbourne pier initially in April 1870 but the work on it was only completed in 1872. The pier is built on stilts and is 300 metres in length, because the stilts rest in cups on the seabed the pier will move in harsh weather conditions.

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Seven Sisters Chalk Cliffs

Walk the Seven Sisters Chalk Cliffs

Seven Sisters country park offers an array of outdoor experiences. Sat snugly against the coastline and expanding inland, there is ample opportunity to cycle, kayak, paddle board, walk, stargaze, spot wildlife or enjoy a number of accessible trails.

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Loch Ness

Explore Loch Ness

Loch Ness is 755 feet deep which makes it the second deepest loch in Scotland after Loch Morar. 23 miles southwest of Inverness this beautiful freshwater lake has attracted special attention since the loch ness monster was first sighted centuries ago.

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Stirling Castle

Visit Stirling Castle

Stirling Castle sits upon a gigantic volcanic rock above the River Forth between the Lowlands and the Highlands.

It was a grand royal residence and dominant stronghold with ancient origins. Throughout the wars of independence, this castle was under eight different commanders over 50 years.

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The Royal Mile

Historic Edinburgh

Edinburgh boasts an impressive legacy of educational achievement in medicine, literature, philosophy, the sciences, engineering and Scots law. It is home to the Scottish government, parliament and the highest courts in Scotland.

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Scotland by Steam Train

Scotland by Steam Train

The Jacobite train experience starts near the Ben Nevis mountain and finishes its journey alongside Loch Nevis, taking in an 84 mile long trip of spectacular Scottish scenery.

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The best walking holiday locations

The best walking holiday locations to make the most of autumn leaves

Whether you prefer a quieter coastal walk or an opportunity to explore the breathtaking countryside on offer throughout the United Kingdom, there are autumn walks to warm your soul and leave you with wonderful walking memories.

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Walk Across Wales

Autumn Walks in Wales

Zip your coat and get ready to take in the burnt orange hues that paint the Welsh countryside. Discover wildlife, ancient trees and woodland walks as you walk across Wales.

The very best time to ramble across the bryniau (hills) and cross small afonydd (rivers) as you take in the breathtaking views Wales has to offer during the fall months.

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