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Friends of Ham Restaurant in Leeds

Get ahead of the game...

by Katie Rowe

February 20 2015 in Culture Vulture

In September the titans of world rugby will be battling it out on pitches across the country as Rugby World Cup 2015 plays out in England, but don't wait until then for a city break! Here, Katie Rowe suggests getting ahead of the game, visiting some of the…

Guest room in Hotel Gotham, Manchester

Latest hotel openings

by Katie Rowe

February 18 2015 in Treat yourself

From staying in one of Manchester's swishest boutique hotels to relaxing in a luxury tree house set in an enchanted wood, we round up the cool new hotels we’d love to stay in this year. 

YHA Stratford-Upon-Avon

Cheap weekend breaks with YHA

by Katie Rowe

February 13 2015 in Partner posts

Explore the hidden treasures of England without breaking the bank by booking a stay with YHA. Here, they recommend seven hostels, including a Georgian mansion and a Victorian villa, with key landmarks and attractions on the doorstep. 

Snape Maltings in Suffolk

Feel the love on a romantic weekend break

by Katie Rowe

February 11 2015 in Romantic breaks

From spa treatments in a restored Victorian bathing house to maxing out on cuteness whilst seal spotting in Norfolk, Alex Williams lets us in on her favourite romantic things to do in spring.  Find more romantic weekend breaks in England...

Eureka! The National Children's Museum

Family holidays in spring

by Melissa Brobby

February 10 2015 in Family adventures

England may have a reputation for unpredictable weather during the spring months but England is awash with child-friendly attractions and activities for all ages to enjoy, whatever the weather throws at you. 

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