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  • The best places to go in autumn – the editors’ picks

    The best places to go in autumn – the editors’ picks

    September 24th, 2013Rough Guides Editors
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  • Britain’s best gardens

    Britain’s best gardens

    September 23rd, 2013Site Editor
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    From Kinross to Kent, Britain is home to all manner of beautiful gardens, ranging from wild and sprawling estates to compact, tidy arrangements. Here’s a few of our favourites, taken from Make The Most Of Your Time In Britain. Aberglasney Gardens Once a grand Carmarthenshire estate, Aberglasney fell on hard times during the twentieth century... Read more »

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  • 10 great festivals and events across the UK

    10 great festivals and events across the UK

    September 20th, 2013Site Editor
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    From Hogmanay in Edinburgh to Bonfire Night in Lewes, Britain is home to a whole range of excellent festivals and events throughout the year. If you’re planning a visit anytime soon we recommend you build you trip around one of these memorable parties. Notting Hill Carnival in London Carnival Sunday morning and in streets eerily... Read more »

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  • Eight spectacular walks across the UK

    Eight spectacular walks across the UK

    September 15th, 2013Site Editor
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    Britain is home to an almost endless number of world-class rambling routes. We’ve narrowed down the choice to eight of our favourite spots for a brisk walk or a challenging hike, but do add your own favourite picks below. Epping Forest One of the last remaining vestiges of the ancient woodland that once blanketed England,... Read more »

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  • Which weird foods have you tried?

    Which weird foods have you tried?

    September 9th, 2013Lottie Gross
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    From rotten eggs in China to Canadian jellied moose nose, we’ve found some of the weirdest foods of the world, and showcased them in a rather stomach-churning gallery for your viewing pleasure. But now we want to know what weird foods you love, hate or have been brave enough to sample on your travels. It seems our... Read more »

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  • 17 weird foods of the world

    17 weird foods of the world

    September 6th, 2013James Rice
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  • 20 great things to do as the sun rises

    20 great things to do as the sun rises

    August 13th, 2013Olivia Rawes
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  • Where to try an Olympic sport in Britain

    Where to try an Olympic sport in Britain

    July 29th, 2013Site Editor
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    With London 2012 and memories of the summer Olympics still resonating around the world, you may be tempted to try some of the various sports and disciplines yourselves. Here’s five spots that offer top training for the next Olympic games. Archery The perfect place for a taste of archery is undoubtedly Sherwood Forest, legendary home... Read more »

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  • The UK’s best beaches

    The UK’s best beaches

    June 3rd, 2013Rough Guides Editors
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  • Ten great journeys in the UK

    Ten great journeys in the UK

    April 30th, 2013Site Editor
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    As the old cliché testifies, it’s often the journey not the destination that’s most rewarding. With that in mind, here’s ten spectacular journeys around Britain. Travelling on The Snowdon Mountain Railway, Gwynedd Pin A haunting whistle cries out across the wild Snowdonia valleys as Wyddfa, one of the original 1895 steam locos, leaves the Halfway station... Read more »

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  • Five eccentric and uniquely British experiences

    Five eccentric and uniquely British experiences

    April 22nd, 2013Site Editor
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    Britain has always tended towards the bonkers. This eccentric isle harbours all manner of strange customs and weird rites if you know where to find them. Here’s five of our favourite unusual activities; share your own below. The Chap Olympiad Those who didn’t excel in the athletic arts back when they were in short trousers... Read more »

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  • Top five wildlife experiences for kids

    Top five wildlife experiences for kids

    April 15th, 2013Site Editor
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    Banish boredom and the are-we-nearly-home-yet blues with five of our favourite British experiences for children, including safari parks,underwater adventures, and a healthy dollop of monkey business. Pin Africa Alive!, Suffolk It turns out the UK’s Sunrise Coast isn’t as far from Africa as you thought. You need a good imagination to picture the African savannah... Read more »

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