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Burgers on display at Exeter Food Festival

Unmissable spring events

by Katie Rowe

March 3 2015 in Events

From Exeter Food Festival to welcoming the cuckoo’s return to West Yorkshire, Melissa Brobby rounds up her favourite events in March, April and May.

Coppelia Ballet

Ballet, food fests and Sting!

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. 


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