Kent: rural beauty on the edge of the city

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Yes, South East England’s home to our crazy, smoky capital – but let’s forget about that for a few minutes. Transport yourself just an hour or so outside (or just a few minutes away from your work desk or kitchen table…) and come with me to what is arguably the loveliest home county: Kent. The White Cliffs of Dover, pummelled …

Sophie GackowskiKent: rural beauty on the edge of the city

Delve into South Devon

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I can most definitely recommend a visit to Devon: the south of the region boasts some of England’s most beautiful countryside, with a stunning coastline and quirky villages and towns. It is no surprise that Devon has been a favourite holiday location for families from across the U.K. and from further afield for many years. When you visit this region …

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Dartmoor: prime Devonshire paradise

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Fancy a little slice of Devonshire’s prime paradise? I know I do – and once you’ve stepped foot in Dartmoor National Park, having sampled even a fraction of its myriad attractions, you’ll be surprised you hadn’t come sooner. The beauty of its landscapes, the diversity of its wildlife, and the rich heritage it harbours are all somewhat of a given; …

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A World Away, with HomeAway – right here in the heart of England

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I was sat the other evening watching television and a commercial caught my attention: the notion was appealing, A World Away that’s not so far away. The scenery looked wonderful – a train gliding along with fresh rolling landscapes peeling past; outdoor pursuits and cycle rides through sun-dappled woodland; warm and inviting eateries and historic spa towns all leapt through …

KirstiA World Away, with HomeAway – right here in the heart of England

The lure of the Lakes

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The Lake District: it’s synonymous with the beauty of Britain’s hills (well, fells!), pastures, woodlands and–of course–lakes. The undoubted jewel in North West England’s natural crown, it’s not only home to England’s highest mountain, Scafell Pike, but also its longest and deepest lakes, Windermere and Wastwater respectively. Of course, most people envisage coming here when the skies are clear and …

Sophie GackowskiThe lure of the Lakes