England: Discover the Hidden Gems of Cumbria

The beautiful Lake District is a wonderful location for short breaks and holidays but can become extremely busy at certain times of year as it’s such a popular tourist destination. If you plan your trip to the Lakes with care, though, you could arrange visits to some of the hidden gems in the Cumbrian area and avoid the large crowds that come with popular attractions. What’s more, you’ll get to explore some genuine Cumbrian countryside, and learn more about the local culture and lifestyle. Advertisements

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England: 10 Things to Do During Your First Visit to London

Are you planning on visiting England this summer? If so, you are in luck, there are so many things to see and do in this magnificent country of mine and I am here to let you know about some of them. If you are flying into England, especially if it is your first visit, you are more than likely planning to explore London and surrounding area, maybe you would like to visit and explore further afield? But where to start? Here are a few suggestions on how to make the most of your first visit to London.

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England: A Divine Stay At The Devonshire Arms Hotel & Spa, Yorkshire

Not all travel has to involve strapping on your hiking boots and hitting the streets, mountains or trails and as frequent travellers, we often have to remind ourselves of that. Our natural instinct is to explore for hours on end to combat the fear of missing out. So when the opportunity to relax comes along, we have to remind ourselves to grasp it and embrace it. Therefore, when we were invited to visit the Devonshire Arms Hotel & Spa, which is located on the Bolton Abbey estate in the Yorkshire Dales, it was obviously the perfect opportunity.

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England: Review of The Artists’ Corner, Harrogate

Being from a fabulous Yorkshire Town, I have an affinity for them. Therefore, when we were invited to stay at the Artists’ Corner, one of the properties that make up the Artists’ Cottages portfolio of holiday lets in Harrogate we were very excited. We have visited Harrogate a number of times, it is beautiful and often listest as one of the best places to live in England and I can completely understand why. In fact, if it wasn’t landlocked and Mr ESLT could continue his job as a marine pilot, it would be at the top of our list too. However,…

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England: Hiding Out at The HIDEOUT Hotel, Hull

Hailing from Hull, East Yorkshire in the North East of England we are both familiar with the city – the top attractions to see, the places to grab the best bites and the bars that serve killer cocktails. One thing, it appears we were not up on were the places to stay! Hull has a number of big, faceless, chain hotels, which of course serve their purpose but do not have character or personality. However, we were brought up to speed with a great alternative Hull has to offer when we visited the newly opened and very contemporary boutique HIDEOUT Hotel…

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England: Top Things To Do During A Weekend In London

Even as Brits we love nothing more than a weekend in London. We live up in rural East Yorkshire and yes we have cities close by, but nothing compares to the hustle and bustle of The Big Smoke. London is super accessible with numerous airports, the Eurostar terminal and direct train routes from all over the country, making it a great destination for a day trip, weekend, or even longer, budget dependant of course. We make the journey at least twice a year and love being tourists in our own capital. Here are a few suggestions, based on what we…

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