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Travel Guide To Picos De Europa National Park

On the borders of Asturias, Cantabria and Castilla y León, Picos De Europa is arguably the most beautiful national park in Spain. Certainly the most dramatic, with 300 square miles of largely untouched, unspoilt landscapes which contrast with their surroundings quite spectacularly. The Picos De Europa national park features deep vertical gorges, rocky mountains that peak at over 8,000 feet above sea level, sprawling forests, glistening lakes and endless opportunities for adventure. A Few Facts About the Picos De Europa The mountain range itself is the third highest in Spain Some of the mountains have vertical drops of more than 2,300m There are 200+ peaks at over 2,000m above sea level The park is relatively compact – around 25% the size of the UK’s Lake District The world’s sixth deepest cave can be found in the park – the Torca del Cerro at 1,598m deep Some shaded areas remain covered in snow 365…

Top Tips For Wheelchair Friendly Escapes In The British Countryside

The UK has an abundance of popular, world-famous attractions. But what if you want to escape the big cities and find the quiet side of Britain? For wheelchair users wanting to explore the great greenery on offer this can be more daunting, but it doesn’t need to be. We’ve been working Mobility Nationwide to find some of Britain’s top accessible days out. Whether you’re a native or looking to visit British shores, we’ve got some great ideas to expand your holiday outside of the well worn path and make sure it’s not hampered by bad facilities. image source Go Heritage Castles, country houses and sprawling gardens. Built in the days of yore where wheelchair users weren’t thought about, many assume that they’re off limits. But thanks to institutions and trusts a huge number of properties are accessible and kitted out with facilities and transport for hire that will let you…

10 Best Dog-Friendly Hotels in Devon and Cornwall

Now more than ever, families are refusing to take a well-earned summer break unless they can bring the whole family along. And by this we of course mean travelling with the dog in-tow, who for most is just as important a part of the family as anyone else. Cornwall and Devon serve up more delights for dog-loving families than much of the rest of the UK combined. That is of course, assuming you can find a good hotel that’s both dog-friendly and up to scratch in every other way. So to save those looking to make such a trip the time and effort required to scour the market, here’s a quick rundown of ten of the very best dog-friendly accommodation options across Devon and Cornwall: Blagdon Manor Ashford, Devon www.blagdon.com Starting off with a supremely dog friendly hotel and a firm favourite among visitors to Devon, Blagdon Manor is an…

The World’s Top 10 Surfing Destinations

Surfing holidays are one of those experiences that can quickly get addictive. When you’ve had your first taste of the waves, you might find yourself going back for more and more. This list is for those who would like to get that first taste as well as those who are already great surf lovers looking for new, exciting destinations. Just make sure you’re prepared for your surfing holiday.  1) San Sebastian, Spain This is the perfect destination for beginners to surfing with a great urban environment with lots to do and lots of surf schools available offering lodging too so you can really dive into it. The waves at San Sebastian are steady and consistent in the summer. Just be careful going in the winter months as waves can get over fifteen feet tall! Before you go though, consider this guide to getting your perfect first surfboard. Surfers can load up the…