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  • Ten top drinking spots around Britain

    Ten top drinking spots around Britain

    April 3rd, 2013Site Editor
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    The Great British Beer Festival For five days of the year each summer, the somewhat soulless exhibition centre in Earls Court is transformed into a giant pub (pictured above). Or at least that’s what it feels like. Gone are the trade stalls and suited delegates, replaced by an army of (mostly bearded) volunteers manning hundreds... Read more »

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  • 12 top destinations for art holidays in Britain

    12 top destinations for art holidays in Britain

    April 2nd, 2013Site Editor
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    If you fancy indulging your inner artist on your next British break, try one of these excellent galleries and art spaces across Britain. The Baltic, Newcastle Towering over the Tyne is Baltic, Gateshead’s striking contemporary art centre. Still emblazoned with the words Baltic Flour Mills, this uncompromisingly modernist building has just as much presence as... Read more »

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  • Wet & wild – twelve watery adventures across Britain

    Wet & wild – twelve watery adventures across Britain

    April 1st, 2013Site Editor
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    From sailing to surfing, canoeing and coasteering, here’s our twelve favourite ways to get wet across Britain. Surfing the Severn Bore The Severn Bore (pictured above) is one of the longest and biggest tidal bores in the world. It’s a startling spectacle when you’re watching from the riverbank. If you’re actually in the river, it... Read more »

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  • Ten essential British foodie experiences

    Ten essential British foodie experiences

    April 1st, 2013Site Editor
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    Get ready to add another notch on that belt as we reveal ten of our favourite foodie experiences across the UK. Let us know your top food destinations below. Pin Witnessing oyster adulation on the Kent coast Dedicating a week-long festival to the humble oyster might seem a tough act to pull off. But Whitstable,... Read more »

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  • Five beautiful British places of worship

    Five beautiful British places of worship

    March 27th, 2013Site Editor
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    Perhaps unsurprisingly, many of Britain’s most beautiful buildings are places of worship. Head to one of these five architectural wonders and prepare to drop to your knees in awe, if not necessarily in supplication. Ely Cathedral, Ely Ely Cathedral (pictured above) was created to invoke a sense of awe. Constructed over two hundred years, it’s... Read more »

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  • Five top British castles and palaces

    Five top British castles and palaces

    March 26th, 2013Site Editor
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    Step back in time and enjoy some spectacular British castles and palaces in our pick of the bunch from Make The Most Of Your Time In Britain… Warwick Castle, Warwick Pin On the surface, Warwick Castle looks like an ideal place to spend a genteel, quintessentially English day out. The wonderfully restored medieval castle, built... Read more »

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  • The best contemporary British public art

    The best contemporary British public art

    March 25th, 2013Site Editor
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    Of course Britain has more than its fair share of world-class art galleries and exhibitions, but sometimes it’s more interesting to find artwork out and about in public spaces. Here’s a few of our favourite al fresco pieces, drawn from travel bible Make The Most Of Your Time In Britain. The Angel of the North,... Read more »

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  • Top British excursions for book lovers

    Top British excursions for book lovers

    March 25th, 2013Site Editor
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    If you fancy a book pilgrimage this year, look no further than our round-up of Britain’s top literary destinations, taken from the pages of Make The Most Of Your Time In Britain. The Hay Festival Hay-on-Wye is a lovely, little Welsh border town that is a pleasure to hang out in for a variety of... Read more »

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  • Going coastal: 12 of Britain’s best seaside spots

    Going coastal: 12 of Britain’s best seaside spots

    March 25th, 2013Site Editor
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    With over 5000 miles of coastline on mainline Britain alone, it’s no wonder the nation has an almost endless array of watery destinations to explore. Here’s twelve spectacular spots that are very much worth a detour. The North Norfolk coast The North Norfolk Coastal Path allows you to explore an unusual semi-watery landscape, and to access... Read more »

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  • The top ten places to explore British history

    The top ten places to explore British history

    March 25th, 2013Site Editor
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    From Jersey up to Hadrian’s Wall and beyond, Britain is packed full of historic sites worth exploring. Here’s a few suggestions for reliving the nation’s long history, from Arthurian legends to its more recent nuclear past. Pin Soaking up the Saxon past at Sutton Hoo When unearthed more than seventy years ago, the burial mounds... Read more »

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  • Five top British music holidays

    Five top British music holidays

    March 25th, 2013Site Editor
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    Britain is a nation bursting with song. While this most musical of islands has nurtured numerous world-class singers and bands, it almost bursts with festivals and concerts all year round. Here’s five favourite escapes for music fans. Add yours below. Shetland’s legendary folk festival Despite a surprisingly diverse live music scene, Shetland is best known... Read more »

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  • Five fantastic eco experiences across Britain

    Five fantastic eco experiences across Britain

    March 18th, 2013Site Editor
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    Whether seeking a dose of The Good Life or wanting to do your bit to keep Britain a green and pleasant land, connecting with the environment can help revive the spirit of even the weariest urban dweller. Spend some quality time in the countryside and nurture self-sufficiency skills for a brave new eco-world. Wwoofing in... Read more »

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