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Travel Guide: The Ultimate Itinerary to Northumberland

Looking for an action packed adventure in Northumberland? Then here is a day-by-day guide to help you plan your holiday. This is the perfect travel guide for those looking for a busy schedule, who don't want to miss out on what Northumberland has to offer. For a slighter quieter and potentially cheaper stay, we stayed… Continue reading Travel Guide: The Ultimate Itinerary to Northumberland

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Dog-Friendly Destinations You’ll Adore in England

If you can’t stand the thought of leaving your four-legged friend at home while you swan off on a fabulous holiday, then you will be delighted to know that the UK is a great place to holiday with your dog. Wondering where to go with your doggie in tow? Check out these dog-friendly destinations you’re… Continue reading Dog-Friendly Destinations You’ll Adore in England

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Top Tips for Exploring England in Style

If you asked 100 tourists what they want to see during their visit to England, London attractions are likely to dominate the results. However, this beautiful country has so much more to offer than Big Ben and Buckingham Palace.  When looking to organise a short domestic break, a clear action plan will serve you well.… Continue reading Top Tips for Exploring England in Style

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Exploring Shakespeare’s Birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon

A few weeks ago, I stayed in Stratford-upon-Avon at the Juliet Terrace for a long weekend. The plan was to explore all the Shakespeare locations as well as a few others. Shakespeare's Birthplace was the first place on the list. I have been a few times before, but this was Luke's first visit. We had… Continue reading Exploring Shakespeare’s Birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon

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Exploring Buildwas Abbey in Shropshire – Review

Built: Buildwas was founded in 1135 Location: Nr Ironbridge, Telford, Shropshire, TF8 7BW History: Founded by the local bishop in 1135, it was sparsely endowed at the outset but enjoyed several periods of growth and increasing wealth: notably under Abbot Ranulf in the second half of the 12th century and again from the mid-13th century, when large… Continue reading Exploring Buildwas Abbey in Shropshire – Review