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  • Wales Monmouthshire
    Exploring Abervagenny Beneath the Brecon Beacons

    Exploring Abervagenny Beneath the Brecon Beacons

    In this age of re-cycling the market town of Abergavenny close to the Welsh/English border is doing a good job converting its historic buildings for new uses. A nineteenth century hunting lodge is now home to a museum, the visitor centre occupies an eleventh century tithe barn and the cinema is…

  • Destination 2020 The United Kingdom

    Destination 2020 The United Kingdom

    Exploring natural landscapes is a wonderful way to have a holiday. The United Kingdom or UK has some areas of outstanding beauty. These include the exhilarating St David’s Peninsula in Wales, the unique Isle of Wight off the south coast of England, the New Forest in England and the Lizard, the…

  • Devon Exeter
    Going Underground in Exeter in Devon

    Going Underground in Exeter in Devon

    During the fourteenth and fifteenth century narrow passages were built under the city of Exeter in Devon to house the lead pipes that carried fresh water from Sidwell Spring to Exeter Cathedral. Today these passages, now empty, are open to the public and offer a wonderful insight into the history…

  • Devon Hotel Reviews
    Luxurous Countryside Retreat at Paschoe House in Devon

    Luxurous Countryside Retreat at Paschoe House in Devon

    Deep in the Devonshire countryside Paschoe House offers a very relaxing yet sophisticated experience whether you choose to stay there, dine there or hold a special event there. This fabulous five-star hotel in a beautifully restored country house offers the ultimate country retreat.

  • Devon Crediton
    Saintly Celebrations in Crediton in Devon

    Saintly Celebrations in Crediton in Devon

    The historic market town of Crediton is only seven miles from Exeter and conveniently located for Dartmoor and Exmoor. This little town, in the heart of an area of outstanding natural beauty, was the birthplace of St Boniface a much celebrated English saint. With plentiful coffee shops, cafés and…

  • Hotel Reviews
    Eleven out of Ten for Service at The Pig in the Wall in Southampton

    Eleven out of Ten for Service at The Pig in the Wall in Southampton

    The Pig in the Wall in Southampton prides itself on good service and I was not disappointed. I arrived very early in the morning in order to maximise my time in Southampton and was immediately invited inside to have some breakfast. The room fairies worked their magic and my room was ready after I…

  • Hampshire Southampton
    Intriguing Insights into the Medieval Town of Southampton

    Intriguing Insights into the Medieval Town of Southampton

    The fabric of Southampton’s fascinating history has been tastefully woven into the bustling, modern cruise terminal it is today. A short distance from the huge car parks and towering ships are the old walls of this Hampshire town. Majestic and intriguing they have been transformed into a living…

  • Gloucestershire Tewkesbury
    Tewkesbury Park Hotel - The Pleasure Was All Mine

    Tewkesbury Park Hotel - The Pleasure Was All Mine

    Tewkesbury Park Hotel is ideally situated on the crest of a hill amidst a rolling golf course in the surrounding parkland. Its elevated position affords fantastic views of the surrounding countryside and Tewkesbury Abbey. Guests can dine in style at the fabulous Mint Restaurant and relax in the…

  • Gloucestershire Tewkesbury
    Tales and Trails of Tewkesbury

    Tales and Trails of Tewkesbury

    The development of Tewkesbury in Gloucestershire was shaped by its unusual position at the confluence of the Rivers Avon and Severn. During the Middle Ages the town prospered due to its inland port, its mills and its Abbey. Its development slowed due to lack of land and the decline of trading. …

  • Oxfordshire Woodstock
    The Feathers in Woodstock - A Very Special Hotel

    The Feathers in Woodstock - A Very Special Hotel

    The Feathers in Woodstock is a delightful combination of ancient architecture outside and contemporary comfort inside. This unique hostelry has twenty-six stylish bedrooms and offers excellent food in its restaurant. It is ideally placed for exploring Woodstock and Blenheim Palace.