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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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Get happy in Halifax

UK city breaks are ever popular with families, couples and even adventurous singles. But why limit local getaways to actual cities? The larger towns of England have plenty of to…

08 November 2023
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Hull: a city of culture, comedy and cruises (and more)

Kingston-upon-Hull was named the second-ever UK City of Culture in 2017. The chairman of the judges described Hull as ‘a city coming out of the shadows’. And having once been…

07 December 2023
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Cheltenham: a festival town with something for everyone

For some, Cheltenham is synonymous with ‘the Festival’. And especially the Gold Cup, the fourth largest sporting event in the UK. The ‘Cheltenham roar’ at the first race of the…

13 December 2023
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Spring break? Head for Manchester

Winter has its moments. Christmas wouldn’t be the same without dark evenings and frosty air. But sooner or later, the tree’s packed up. And there comes a point when most…

13 December 2023