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  • Cornwall Falmouth
    Thalassa in Falmouth – Self-Catering Property above Falmouth Harbour

    Thalassa in Falmouth – Self-Catering Property above Falmouth Harbour

    Ideally situated in the centre of Falmouth with a large balcony overlooking Falmouth Harbour at the rear Thalassa is a delightful place for a holiday in Cornwall. The light, spacious rooms in this four-bedroomed apartment offer excellent accommodation for families or groups of friends. Thalassa is…

  • Hampshire Romsey
    Romsey: A Town on the Famous River Test

    Romsey: A Town on the Famous River Test

    The historic town of Romsey in Hampshire lies on the banks of the River Test which flows through it and its tributary, Fishlake Stream, that trickles along its streets. This pretty town is famous for its Norman Abbey and continues to uphold the tradition of regular markets in its Market Place and…

  • Dorset Swanage
    Flying Scotsman at Swanage, Dorset

    Flying Scotsman at Swanage, Dorset

    In the autumn of 2022 the iconic steam engine, the Flying Scotsman, was loaned to Swanage Railway based in Swanage, a seaside town in Dorset. For several days residents and visitors to the town could enjoy the thrilling sight of the Flying Scotsman travelling along the line between Swanage and…

  • Canary Islands Tenerife
    Puerto de la Cruz on Tenerife: My Highlights

    Puerto de la Cruz on Tenerife: My Highlights

    The natural beauty of Puerto de la Cruz has been exploited by the work of César Manrique and it is not only the oldest resort on Tenerife but remains the most popular on the island. I set out to discover why this should be by visiting some of its major attractions including the seafront, fishing…

  • Dorset Wareham
    The Enchanting Carey's Secret Garden in Dorset

    The Enchanting Carey's Secret Garden in Dorset

    Get away from the humdrum daily life and spend some time enjoying the calming ambience of Carey's Secret Garden. Revived after forty years of neglect this garden is surrounded by a Victorian Wall incorporating the Roundhouse Potting Shed and an old potato store that has been converted to the Secret…

  • Isle of Man Laxey
    Laxey on the Isle of Man - from Waterwheel to Waterfront

    Laxey on the Isle of Man - from Waterwheel to Waterfront

    The town of Laxey on the Isle of Man is home to the largest, functional waterwheel in the world known as the Great Laxey Wheel. The site includes the Mine Walk that informs visitors of the history of the mine as they walk past its ruined buildings. While in Laxey visitors can take a trip on the…

  • Hampshire Exbury Gardens
    Hanging out in Hampshire: Exbury Gardens and Steam Railway

    Hanging out in Hampshire: Exbury Gardens and Steam Railway

    Exbury Gardens and Steam Railway is a privately owned estate in the New Forest in Hampshire open to the public. Visitors can enjoy the thrill of riding in a steam train and a leisurely stroll through a mixture of gardens, parkland and wooded areas. The atmosphere is relaxed and the staff are very…

  • West Sussex Leonardslee Lakes & Gardens
    Leonardslee Lakes and Gardens in Bloom

    Leonardslee Lakes and Gardens in Bloom

    Looking down from the top of The Dell in the Leonardslee Lakes and Gardens all I could see below me was wave upon wave of brilliant coloured blossoms on the rhododendrons and azaleas for which these Grade 1 listed gardens are famous. Placed amongst the trees of these well-established woodland…

  • Activities Creating Videos
    How to Make Travel Memories Last Forever

    How to Make Travel Memories Last Forever

    If there's one thing that the pandemic has taught us all, it's that life is precious and should be lived to the fullest. What better way to accomplish this than by exploring the world? Seeing new places and learning different cultures can be a life-changing experience and one that you'll never…

  • Isle of Man Port Erin
    Exploring Port Erin on the Isle of Man

    Exploring Port Erin on the Isle of Man

    The Isle of Man is just a short flight or ferry trip across the Irish Sea but it seems much further away and offers experiences very different from the mainland – take a steam train to Port Erin at its southern tip and enjoy delights such as visiting the Port Erin Railway Museum, walking through…