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Pashley Bikes

Handmade in England

by Katie Rowe

March 27 2014 in We love local

Hand crafted and made to last in the North of England, Barbour’s classic wax jackets have been protecting generations of families from the cold and rain for over a hundred years. Recently, they’ve become a bit of a fashion must-have for city and country…

Martello Tower, Suffolk

Landmark Trust's top five stays by the sea

by Katie Rowe

March 20 2014 in Expert insights

Once a sty, Squire Barry of Fyling Hall is said to have been inspired by the classical architecture he came across in the Mediterranean during his travels in the 1880s when building this home for his pigs. But with striking beach views and classical columns…

Wallace & Gromit

Look who’s back!

by Katie Rowe

March 18 2014 in Things to do

Fancy a romatic city break spent roaming cobbled streets hand-in-hand, or a fun-packed holiday with the family riding rollercoasters and building sandcastle empires on the beach? You can book these and many more wallet-friendly UK holidays by using a travel…

Bosworth Battlefield

History, heritage and handrails in Leicestershire

by Katie Rowe

March 12 2014 in Expert insights

Wheelchair user, tourism advisor and travel blogger Carrie-Ann Lightley tells us about her accessible trip to Leicestershire, where she makes friends with knights in shining armour, immerses herself in bloody battles and gets up close and personal with deadly…

Meet VisitEngland's Tourism Superstars

by Katie Rowe

March 4 2014 in We love local

Here's a run down of this year’s Tourism Superstar finalists who have anything but ordinary jobs. Which one do you think deserves to be crowned Tourism Superstar of the Year? Pick your favourite and then place your vote to help us find England's ultimate…

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