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COVENTRY – AN UNMISSABLE CULTURAL EXPERIENCE

COVENTRY – AN UNMISSABLE CULTURAL EXPERIENCE

From art and culture, buildings steeped in history, an eclectic and regenerated city centre to peaceful stunning country parks and gardens, amazing sporting venues and festivals for everyone, Coventry has revamped itself as a diverse modern city. There is so much to do and see and to unlock in this city who proudly won the […]

DREAMING OF AN ESCAPE TO THE COUNTRY FOR YOUR STAYCATION

DREAMING OF AN ESCAPE TO THE COUNTRY FOR YOUR STAYCATION

From Stately homes known the world over to the hidden gems of small family historic homes, tranquil abbeys, picturesque villages and beautiful gardens, Ryedale has so many places to visit. As a seasoned travel writer I reckon it would take me 365 days to visit and savour the atmosphere and learn the fascinating facts about […]

THE HISTORIC COOMBE ABBEY –

THE HISTORIC COOMBE ABBEY –

Coombe Abbey’s signage tells us this is ‘no ordinary hotel’ and after a stay there its easy to understand why. The Abbey was founded by the Cistercian monks in 1150 and has had a chequered history. It survived the dissolution of the monasteries and in 1603 the future Queen Elizabeth 1, lived and was educated […]

SOMEWHERE FOR THE WEEKEND….

SOMEWHERE FOR THE WEEKEND….

School’s nearly out, so it’s time to start planning for a fun getaway or day out with the kids that is guaranteed to, not only bring a smile to the whole families’ faces but, also make this half-term one to remember. Family-favourite venues, Skegness Pier and Fantasy Island, are bringing the fun all year round […]

A PICTURESQUE RURAL LOCATION

A PICTURESQUE RURAL LOCATION

Set in a picturesque rural location, nestling on the foothills of the South Pennines, The Woodman Inn is the ultimate place for a staycation. As we drove into the tiny hamlet of Thunderbridge, near Huddersfield we discovered a haven of peace and tranquility. It was hard to believe we were less than an hour’s drive […]

LIVE THE DREAM AT FANTASY ISLAND

LIVE THE DREAM AT FANTASY ISLAND

  AFTER a long winter and three national lockdowns, the UK has never been more ready for some much needed fun and adventure. Fantasy Island  the popular Lincolnshire tourist attraction opens on Monday 12th April 2021 at 11am. Three brand new rides will also launch in 2021 – Spinning Racer, The Guardian and a third […]

EASTER AUSTRIAN STYLE

EASTER AUSTRIAN STYLE

Over the next week in the lead up to Easter here’s some crafting, traditions to learn about and even a recipe to give your Easter some Austrian style. Austria’s SalzburgerLand honours Easter above all other religious festivals and many areas uphold ancient traditions. Of all the provinces, Salzburger Lungau is the most loyal in perpetuating […]

NOT LONG NOW…..

NOT LONG NOW…..

Who is dreaming of being back at the seaside?  And not just for the sight and sound of the waves breaking on the beach but for the seaside food that is part and parcel of a visit.  Yes, the roadmap out of Lockdown is enough to make your mouth water. For those craving the Yorkshire […]

WALK ON ..

WALK ON ..

  From welly wanders over stepping-stone streams and pooh-stick bridges, to epic voyages following in the footsteps of rebel warlords and saintly monks, the Yorkshire Coast is a walker’s kingdom, where entire vistas and natural worlds are revealed only to those on foot, whatever the season. You can walk right across the region from north […]

WHEN ITS SAFE TO TRAVEL……

WHEN ITS SAFE TO TRAVEL……

For travel inspiration around the North East, visit Englandscoast.com/en, the browse-and-book tool that guides you along the coast and everything it has to offer, from walking routes and heritage sites to places to stay and family attractions. You can plan a trip, build an itinerary and book directly with hundreds of restaurants, cafes, pubs and […]

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