Archive for the ‘UK Country Breaks’ Category

Walking in Symonds Yat, Forest of Dean

Something Britain prides itself on is its luscious and diverse countryside. If you are a lover of wandering amongst the natural beauty of Britain, Symonds Yat offers many walks with spectacular views. Symonds Yat is a popular tourist destination just a few miles from the Welsh border and straddles the River Wye in the Forest […]

Top 5 Horse Riding Holiday Hotspots in the UK

What better way to explore the British landscape than from the lofty perch of your own horse? Places to stay with your equine friend are dotted all across the country as horse riding holidays in the UK are becoming more popular. With a bit of cheap horse insurance and the required moving equipment, you can […]

Let Channel 4 TV help you curb excessive Holiday Spending

Channel 4’s SuperScrimpers is back. Do you enjoy spending money on holidays even when you don’t have it? We all love a good holiday or weekend break, but for some of us Brits it’s bit of an obsession, scanning travel websites for holiday deals and being drawn into travel agents every week on lunch breaks. […]

Holiday Weddings: A Few Perfect Locations from around the World

Our weddings and our honeymoons are two great and momentous occasions. However in this financial climate, not everyone can afford to go all out on both. One way of tackling this problem is by shrewdly combining the two and having our weddings abroad. Here are a few locations where a couple could do just that. […]

Autumn in Ross on Wye

Ross on Wye is a quaint old market town situated in the heart of Herefordshire. The town sits high above the River Wye and is clearly visible for miles around. The church steeple is marker for Ross, both day and night. The town owes a great deal to the philanthropist John Kyrle and his achievements […]

Celebrate a Great British Christmas

What could be better than staying at home this Christmas? Forget the plans to visit hot countries and spend the Yuletide season on the beach. The UK has some of the best winter activities that will make you want to embrace the cold weather. So pull on the hats and find a matching pair of […]

Hand Picked Hotels in the UK

Hotel accommodation in the UK varies greatly in the level of service, the quality of the hotel and the hotel’s surroundings. For many, it’s just a place to get one’s head down for the evening, but for some, staying in a hotel means much more. Visiting a hotel can be for a variety of reasons […]

Good Cycle Routes in Europe

Cycling is on the increase according to retail figures, and this is leading to many avid cycle enthusiasts looking for exciting new routes to explore. In the UK we have some truly beautiful scenery which is served by well established cycle routes. There are a myriad of cycling holidays in Scotland, Wales, Ireland and England. […]

Holidays in Cumbria

The Lake District and Cumbria is a fantastic place to visit when planning a UK holiday. The Lakeland and Cumbria area has long been popular with British tourists and those visiting the UK from abroad. If you are a  family looking for a relaxed country break then Cumbria is well worth the visit. Lakeland areas […]

The Western Isles or Outer Hebrides?

Many people in the UK and Europe would not think of the Western Isles as somewhere to go on vacation, in fact many people would not even know where the Western Isles are. Some confusion can be blamed on the fact that this small strip of islands off the North West coast of Scotland are […]