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REVIEW: Blackpool - something for everyone, come rain or shine!

For this single mum and teenage daughter, the opportunity to spend some quality time together is few and far between, so when we were offered the chance of a weekend break to Blackpool we jumped at it, and it was non-stop laughter and fun from start to finish.

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The Black Swan, Helmsley

Enjoy a short break in North Yorkshire

If you are looking for an alternative place to visit in Yorkshire from the usual of York or Harrogate then why not try Helmsley.

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Thousands apply for Canine Cottages critic job as deadline approaches

A dog-friendly holiday letting agency received over 1,000 applications in the first 24 hours after posting a vacancy for a ‘canine critic’, and plenty more are expected before tomorrow’s deadline.

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REVIEW: Forest Holidays, Sherwood Forest

REVIEW: Forest Holidays, Sherwood Forest

Slightly trepidatious at driving into a wooded area as heavy snow was predicted we arrived at Forest Holidays heartened at the spacious and welcoming cabin that awaited us and cranked-up the log burner.

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Seven coloured sand dunes in Mauritius.

Review: Exotic islands and the wonders of Africa

The first film I saw in cinemascope as a young boy, was called Shaka. It told of the rise of a boy warrior who became King of the legendary Zulu tribe, ever since I’ve had an ambition to visit Africa.

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TRAVEL: Lumiere in London at the Park Plaza

TRAVEL: Lumiere in London at the Park Plaza

Park Plaza Hotel

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COLUMN: Discover the best of the UK’s nature

Now that the leaves have turned, the temperature has dropped and much-loved programmes such as Autumnwatch and Blue Planet II have returned to our screens - the nation’s love for wildlife has been rekindled and there has never been a better time to get out 
and explore nature at its very 
best.

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COLUMN: Hit the road for a break with a difference

COLUMN: Hit the road for a break with a difference

Whenever driving holidays come up in conversation, it’s always the world-famous road trips such as Route 66 in the U.S. and Australia’s Great Ocean Road that spring to mind.

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Times Square, one of Midtown's main attractions.

TRAVEL: A bite of the Big Apple - things to see and do in New York

Fancy taking a bite out of the Big Apple? There's certainly plenty to get your teeth into…
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Benone Beach, multiple recipient of the European Blue Flag and Seaside Award, is a must-see when visiting the area. With seven miles of golden sand and a magnificent back drop of mountain and cliff scenery and stunning views across to Donegal, this is an attractive sightseeing environment along with the usual seaside activities including picnic spots, watersports, and fishing.''The clean, firm, golden sands of Benone Strand are without rocks, shingle or seaweed and are preceded by the glorious natural formations of Benone's sand dunes.''With a supervised playground, outdoor paddling pool and golf club, a fun filled day is guaranteed. It is a haven for nature lovers as the entire area is a paradise for the study of botany, entomology and shells.

TRAVEL GUIDE: The outstanding natural beauty of Northern Ireland’s north coast

That Northern Ireland ever became known for anything other than its outstanding natural beauty is a travesty.

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Two local towns ranked in top three family friendly UK holiday destinations

Two local towns ranked in top three family friendly UK holiday destinations

Matlock and Buxton have both been named in the top three best destinations for family-friendly holidays.

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Girl paddling on beach. Photo by Pixabay.

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Simple delights that made us want to stay

Simple delights that made us want to stay

Picturesque Isle of Wight resort kept everyone entertained so time flew for the whole family

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East Midlands Trains said there are some disruptions to services

Disruptions to rail services in East Midlands after freight train derails

A derailed freight train is currently causing some problems on the railways in the East Midlands.

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Take a trip to Wheelgate All-action theme park.

Wheelgate’s well worth another look

Wheelgate theme park may be a well-known day out for Mansfield families – but if you have not been for a while then it might be worth taking another look.

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The Park Grand Kensington. Photo - buyagift.co.uk

REVIEW: Let buyagift help you make the most of your trip to London

When it comes to visiting London, there's just never enough time to see everything that our capital city has to offer.
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How many of these landmarks have you visited?

REVEALED: The 35 famous UK landmarks Brits haven't visited

Big Ben, Edinburgh Castle and Sherwood Forest are just some of the UK landmarks many Brits have never visited, a new survey has found.

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New CBeebies Land Hotel is a surefire hit with young and old

Toddlers and nice hotels are not usually a winning combination.

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Families spend an average of 96 on each child to keep them happy while on holiday.

Nottinghamshire families splash cash on ice creams and seaside toys to keep kids happy on holiday

Nottinghamshire families spend an average of £96 per child to keep them happy on holiday, a new survey has found.
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The pilgrim path in Stange. Picture: www.stolavways.com

To be a pilgrim! Exploring Norway’s St Olav Ways

“Only six people from Britain have travelled through this year,” Stig Grytting informs me as I gorge on a divinely succulent and gargantuan serving of lambs legs selected from his own animal stock at the 700-year-old medieval farm hotel he runs with his family in Eastern Norway.

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