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As much as we’d like to, we can’t jet off to sunnier climes all the time, but entertaining ourselves isn’t just about going off on holiday. Check out this attractions blog, and you’ll find that going on day trips is the perfect way to cure boredom, and make the most of all the UK has to offer. The only question is- what kind of day tripper

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The Royal Park at Bushy

Bushy Park is the second largest park that is one of the London Royal Parks with a total area of 445 hectares.  The Park is located to the north of Hampton Court Park and the Hampton Court Palace.

It is encased by Hampton Hill, Teddington, Hampton, and Hampton Wick and is just a few minutes away from the North edge of the Kingston Bridge.  Bushy Park itself

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Great family entertainment May bank holiday weekend at the Bushcraft Show

The Bushcraft Show is set to enthrall and entertain families and individuals of all ages in a celebration of all things bushcraft over the May Bank Holiday weekend.

Visitors are travelling from around the world to attend the most exciting, entertaining and educational bushcraft event of the year.

Cody Lundin – Discovery Channel

The show provides an all-inclusive experience that cannot be experienced anywhere else in the world…

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2014 Special Event Schedule for Canterbury Tales Announced

The Canterbury Tales is one of Kent’s most prominent attractions and has just announced its 2014 special event and experience schedule. This year’s program includes many new events such as an outdoor production of Two Noble Kinsmen, a Medieval Fun Day, and a Canterbury comedy tour. The Shakespeare play will be staged on the actual 450th anniversary of the playwright’s birthday.

The Canterbury Tales takes place in the

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Wind down on a day trip in the UK

Day trips are excellent refreshers for worn out executives and anyone else who has very busy work weeks and needs a breather. Even though a short three day break may seem too short, in fact it is often the excitement of planning for your trip, buying a Lonely Planet guide, and the anticipation of getting away from the daily grind for a few days that makes

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Top UK attractions of the year revealed

The newest top attraction for tourists coming to the UK is the Buckingham Palace. Enjoying the night in the pubs of Newcastle or even a trip to the Oxford Street’s shops are now far more desirable than a night in London’s West End.

A new report shows that Buckingham Palace is the “dream” attraction for people in 15 out of 19 countries. These locations were by surveyed

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The world to end on the 22nd February 2014 according to ancient Viking prophecy


The world to end on the 22nd February 2014 according to ancient Viking prophecy

The sound you will hear reverberating through the city of York tonight is that of an ancient horn, and is a portent of gloom and doom as it marks the start of the countdown of the Norse apocalypse. This is according to the Norse mythology experts at York’s famous JORVIK Viking Centre.


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Get in the North West Christmas Spirit

2013 Christmas Events in the North West

It might not seem all that long ago that you were sitting out on the grass wearing shorts and flip flops, slapping on the sun cream and batting away those pesky wasps from your lunch; but Christmas is very nearly upon us. Many have already started (and even finished) their shopping for the festive period in an attempt to beat

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A great family day out awaits in Cardiff

When looking for an affordable break away from the stresses of everyday life, a trip to Cardiff can deliver a great time at a very reasonable price. Cardiff, as well as Pontypridd and Bridgend combine to offer a host of different things to see and do in this part of Wales.

St. Fagan’s

The modernised St. Fagan’s, which is the National Museum of Welsh Life, is a popular

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Top castles to visit on Halloween courtesy of Essential Travel

As Halloween fast approaches, many of us are planning how to celebrate this unique holiday. Halloween is believed to have originated from the ancient Celtic Samhain Festival, which saw people lighting bonfires and wearing costumes is order to keep them safe from roaming ghosts.

Essential Travel have researched the most ancient and interesting and medieval castles that come complete with their own ghosts, roaming and otherwise, and

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Visiting the Welsh village of Llanberis

Llanberis is a village with big attractions for visitors. Both climbers and people who enjoy long walks on walking trails often take a jaunt into this village as it is close to Snowdon. This has a bearing on the shops in the village, which offer an unusually large collection of outdoor clothing and equipment for sale.

It’s easy to think that once you’ve been appropriately kitted out

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