How to spend 24 hours in Castleton, Peak District

  Submitted by: Roshni Patel   From: The Wanderlust Within   Read more: Click here for full post  Overview: The chocolate box village of Castleton is a haven for hikers, nature lovers and history buffs. Situated in Derbyshire’s Peak District, Castleton is half an hour from Sheffield, making it perfect for a mini adventure from London. I recently …

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Seven things to do when visiting Exeter

 Overview: Exeter is often overlooked by travellers coming to the UK. However, when you are visiting the South West of England and looking for things to do, it is a wonderful base. As a university city, there is plenty going on but it hasn’t lost it’s small city charm. What to do in Exeter This …

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Exploring Kent’s Cavern Caves in South West England

Visit Kent's Cavern in Torquay

I was delighted and surprised to come across this post about Kent’s Cavern in Torquay; a place very close to my heart. It’s the home of my lovely grandma and the area of many family holidays growing up. What’s more, when I read it I was even more pleased, it’s an excellent blog that brought …

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Vegan and Gluten-Free High Tea Guide to London

  Submitted by: Alysa Tarrant   From: Voyaging Herbivore   Read more: Click here for full post  Overview: A must-do event when visiting London is the traditional high tea. Whether you’re vegan, vegetarian, or gluten-free, you’ll still have some of the best options to choose from. This guide reviews three tea experiences, from pricy and posh, to cheap …

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Visiting World War II’s Enigma-breaking Bletchley Park

Bletchley Park Milton Keynes

I came across this post while looking at visiting Bletchley Park myself. It’s more of an article rather than a blog post, but the beauty of it is that it is written by someone who has a personal connection to the place, the author’s mother was part of the World War II code-breaking team. Located …

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Free and Cheap Things to do in Mudeford and Christchurch Dorset

 Overview: Mudeford is a lovely beach town close to historic Christchurch that hasn’t changed in over 40 years. I came with with my parents as a child and visited again with my children when they were young. Read about what we did when we revisited as a couple.  Have a look to see where to …

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Understanding London’s Metro system, AKA The Tube

Surviving the London Underground

There are many great ways to get around if you are visiting London. A personal favourite of mine it the Thames Clipper, a public transport boat service (complete with bar) which is great for sightseeing as well as getting you from one side of London to the other. Of course, you also have the iconic …

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16 Day Trips From York You Can Easily Make

What things to do in York England

Ask any visitor to the UK which cities they’re planning to visit, and the ancient City of York will probably be on their list. It’s no surprise as this compact and charming city simply bursts with things to see and do. But there’s so much more to see in Yorkshire than York alone. In this …

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