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The UK is an awesome place to visit, and the best way to see the most unforgettable sites is to have the freedom of your own vehicle. Being involved with a tour group means that you will only see what the tour leader wants you to see and eat where the tour stops for a meal. You don’t have the…

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With the summer holidays just around the corner, many of us will be thinking of booking a well-deserved break. But whilst a trip to Europe, or even further afield may be tempting, many have instead decided to travel north to Scotland. There’s good reason for this. No airport queues, no language barriers and all you need to do is pack…

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Whenever UK tourism is touched upon, a certain L-word usually comes to the forefront of the conversation. As we all know, London is one of the premier tourist destinations in the world and this means that the rest of the UK barely gets a sniff. As today’s topic might have already suggested, this is somewhat unfair. After all, if you…

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When you go on holiday, it’s normal to leave the country and visit other places. This year, why not spend it exploring your own backyard? The UK is home to a number of beautiful caravan pitches and touring locations, if only you know where to look. Wonder no longer, here are 10 camping spots in the UK we recommend you…

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We’ve published about stag do ideas in the past including how to organise a stag party on a budget but today we look at ideas for a stag do in the UK. Contrary to popular belief, stag weekends in the UK don’t have to be generic or uninspiring. Thousands may head abroad every year, but with a little imagination there are some incredible…

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isles of scilly - mark shaw photography

As a travel blogger and photographer, I love remote scenic places and one of my favourite trips the past few years was our family weekend stay on the beautiful island of St Martins in the Isles of Scilly off the southwestern tip of Cornwall. Wild landscapes, white sand beaches, turquoise waters – the Scillies feel like a world away but in fact,…

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Just off the coast of Hampshire, the Isle of Wight has been a popular destination with British tourists since Victorian times. It is especially popular with those who like the outdoors because of its stunning scenery and coastline. The Isle of Wight has an array of sights and activities to see and do, making it the perfect destination for a…

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These days, it’s all about online casinos. Instant access and gratification being the order of the day for most. Still, there’s nothing quite like the buzz you feel when walking into a premium land-based casino. Here in the UK, we’re lucky to have some of the most incredible casinos in the world. If you thought the action was limited to…

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Stratford Upon Avon

We recently enjoyed a weekend family break in Stratford-Upon-Avon, the birthplace of William Shakespeare and stayed at the Mercure Stratford upon Avon Shakespeare Hotel, a 4 star hotel situated right in the heart of the historic town. I blogged about this stay on my cool things blog but wanted to share it with Travelphant readers as it was such a lovely…

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I found this gem of a hotel to stay with my family before flying out to Sardinia from Gatwick in August. The 4-star Mercure Box Hill Burford Bridge Hotel is located in a quiet picturesque setting in easy reach of the M25 (great for Gatwick and Heathrow airports). We have stayed at many London airport hotels in the past and this trip…

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