UK

The UK has pretty much everything, from enjoying great city breaks, to discovering perfect beaches and coastlines, or relaxing in the UK's green countryside

Best Sunday Roast in Cornwall
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Best Sunday Roast in Cornwall

I recently went on a short break to Holywell Bay, near Newquay in Cornwall with some friends for the bank holiday weekend. When I'm at home, Sunday is a day for having family or friends over ...
The New Forest
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The New Forest

Spread across 219 square miles of beautiful Hampshire countryside is The New Forest National Park. The New Forest is about an hours drive from my home in Sussex, and even though I pass ...
Bath Christmas Markets
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Bath Christmas Markets

One thing I had planned to do in December 2014 was pay a visit to the Christmas Markets in Bath, UK. Being used to visiting the markets on the continent, I had assumed that the Bath ...
Jurassic Coast – Dorset, UK
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Jurassic Coast – Dorset, UK

The 2005 Radio Times poll named the Jurassic Coast the fifth-greatest natural wonder of Britain. It is definitely at the top of my list, alongside Glen Coe in Scotland. The Jurassic Coast is ...
Tinwood Estate Sparkling Wine Tasting
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Tinwood Estate Sparkling Wine Tasting

The Tinwood Estate is located just three miles from my home, on the edge of the South Downs national park. Tinwood first set up their vineyard in 2007, and since have been producing three ...
West Dean 2015 Chilli Fiesta
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West Dean 2015 Chilli Fiesta

This year celebrated the 20th year of the West Dean Chilli Fiesta. To my shame West Dean is less than ten miles from my home, and this was to be my first visit to the Fiesta. The Chilli ...
A Great British Summer
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A Great British Summer

We have had a quite a warm spring, and the temperatures in southern England, and the whole of the UK are set to stay hot for most, if not all of summer 2015. I can hear your thinking "are we ...
Cornish Treats
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Cornish Treats

After my first visit to Cornwall three years ago I try and keep at least one weekend per year free to take a trip down to this beautiful part of the country. This was my fourth trip to ...
Wonderful Winter Escapes
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Wonderful Winter Escapes

For those of us in the UK, the clocks have now been turned back and the early nights are drawing in. I have had a great summer and visited some fantastic destinations, but I'm now looking ...
Scotland – I missed you!
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Scotland – I missed you!

This year I visited Scotland for the first time in almost 10 years. Although it was just a short 24 hour trip it made me realise just how long it had been since my last visit. This prompted ...
Perfect Summer, The Best Moments in Pictures!
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Perfect Summer, The Best Moments in Pictures!

With the leaves on the trees beginning to turn a crisp golden brown, and the cool morning chill which has been creeping up on us now day by day, I think it's safe to say that this ...
Is There More to The Isle of Wight
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Is There More to The Isle of Wight

The Isle of Wight, with its stunning coastline and beautiful beaches, has long had a reputation for being a holiday destination aimed at families who want a budget summer holiday close to ...
Spitbank Fort Sunday Lunch Experience
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Spitbank Fort Sunday Lunch Experience

Spitbank Fort is one of four forts built in the Solent as part of the 1859 Royal Commission to protect Portsmouth's dockyard from a possible French invasion. They formed the most expensive ...
Croatian Wine Tasting evening!
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Croatian Wine Tasting evening!

One of my local wine stores, Hennings Wine Merchants of Chichester often holds wine tastings on Friday evenings. Each evening is usually themed on a specific wine region or wine. A couple of ...
Perfect Afternoon Wine Tasting
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Perfect Afternoon Wine Tasting

We arrived at Carr Taylor Wines on a warm Sunday afternoon. It was a beautiful day, with hardly a cloud in the sky. After checking in for our vineyard tour and wine tasting at their cellar ...