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Coast Weekends

A weekend by the coast is ALWAYS a good idea! Start your planning here with my weekend guides and inspiration to the best coast weekends in the UK and Europe. Every itinerary has been tried and tested by me, or by a seasoned travel blogger or writer – approved by me – so you get uniquely designed weekends by the sea that you can enjoy, whatever the weather.

A Surf and Yoga Weekend in Portugal 2 months ago

A Surf and Yoga Weekend in Portugal

Underneath the monastic minimalism of the Tipi Valley surf and yoga retreat, there lies a rich seam of goodness that quietly unpacks your modern baggage, one home …
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24 Hours in Teignmouth, Devon 3 months ago

24 Hours in Teignmouth, Devon

There’s a mystery that hangs over Teignmouth in Devon. You sense it in every plaintive seagull call and in every peak and break of the waves on the deserted front.


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48 Hours In Southend, Essex 4 months ago

48 Hours In Southend, Essex

With the likes of Margate, Hastings and Whitstable hogging the hip seaside limelight, sunny Southend-on-Sea is a coastal town that’s often overlooked. In fact, this Essex seaside town has got …
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A killer weekend in Broadchurch 10 months ago

A killer weekend in Broadchurch

BROADCHURCH, Dorset, is actually a small harbour resort called West Bay. You’ll find it on that part of the Dorset coast that stretches up from Weymouth and Portland, and then curves towards …
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Your Complete 2017 Calendar of Great British Weekends 11 months ago

Your Complete 2017 Calendar of Great British Weekends

Weekends shouldn’t be lost to ironing and housework. They should be fat with fun and new experiences, right?

So in the spirit of making 2017 the year your weekends flush …
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A Poldark Weekend in Cornwall 1 year ago

A Poldark Weekend in Cornwall

Cornwall is a mystery to me. At least, it was at first. This little corner of Britain captured the hearts of many of my friends and colleagues long ago. Their …
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10 ways to rock a Bank Holiday Weekend 1 year ago

10 ways to rock a Bank Holiday Weekend

THE BRITISH BANK HOLIDAY – 3 glorious Great British days to do whatever you like, without work breathing down your neck. But what if it rains? What if you’re stuck on …
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Top 10 Wellbeing Weekends in the UK 1 year ago

Top 10 Wellbeing Weekends in the UK

Admit it, you’re as desperate for a weekend of slow as I am; a weekend when the only rush hour is the queue for the organic porridge.

Well, rest your soul, …
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Tenerife for the Weekend 1 year ago

Tenerife for the Weekend

Tenerife. It’s the rugged wide-boy of the 6 of Canary Islands, and best known as the biggest of all of them (like a topographical Grant Mitchell).

The island has 2 airports, North and …
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