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Why not Wigan?

Nestled halfway between the bustling cities of Liverpool and Manchester, the Lancashire town of Wigan is easily overlooked. If people from outside the area associate it with anything, it’s probably…

13 June 2023
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A holiday home from home: why serviced accommodation beats a hotel

For some, nothing hits the spot like an adventure holiday in North Wales or the Lakes. Others prefer a city break for a dose of culture and retail therapy. Not…

13 June 2023
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There’s no place like Snowdonia

North Wales has long been a favourite destination for family holidays. Whether you’re local to the region or from further afield, Snowdonia is a particular draw. Many families from across…

13 June 2023
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Discover the Wirral

The Wirral is an unduly neglected corner of England. It’s chiefly known for being on the other side of the Mersey from Liverpool. (That famous ferry has to go somewhere!)…

13 June 2023
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Wake up to Wakefield

West Yorkshire is the heartland of northern England. And at the heart of West Yorkshire lies the unassuming city of Wakefield. It’s conveniently located near metropolitan Leeds, as well as…

13 June 2023
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Discover Doncaster: a new city with a long history

For many, the south Yorkshire town of Doncaster is synonymous with horse racing. Its racecourse is indeed one of the largest and oldest in Britain. In fact it dates back…

01 February 2023
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Hastings in style

Hastings is most famous as the site of the medieval battle that bears its name. Actually, that took place a few miles inland from the modern town, at the appropriately…

01 May 2023
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Get super chill in Heswall

Heswall is the sort of town where Premiership footballers can be seen out shopping and enjoying downtime. And without being bothered by anyone. The place is much too laid back…

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Easter in Settle

Spring is well on the way. The days are getting longer and the weather (a bit) better. It can’t be long till summer now, can it? But that still seems…

19 March 2023
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Manchester: Make Graduation an Excuse for a Holiday!

Manchester is not only a thriving centre of modern business, retail, sport and culture. It’s also a higher education powerhouse.

12 June 2023
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Chester: Come for the Races, Stay for Everything Else!

For fans of horse racing, Chester is the Mecca of the north west. Many will be planning to visit for a day or two at the races this spring and…

10 June 2023
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Off The Beaten Track in Liverpool

Liverpool is an established favourite for a Great British city break. The unique culture, humour and warmth (not literal!) of Merseyside is legendary. Whether you’re football crazy, Beatles mad or…

06 November 2020