Northumberland: the land that’s just as good with the lights off!

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Northumberland is well known for its sweeping landscapes, stretches of clear coastline dotted with castles and, of course, Hadrian’s Wall, but there is much more to this wild, rugged county waiting to be discovered. Northumberland’s best-kept secret is that it is just as good with the lights off. Yes, you read it correctly – Northumberland is beautiful in the daytime, …

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Five things to do this autumn in England

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Walk through an arboretum decked out with exotic trees, soak up autumnal colours from a steam train and spot red squirrels in unspoilt woodlands with Visit England… Soak up autumn colours aboard a steam train: Exbury Gardens, Hampshire The bursts of colour from the Japanese maples, dogwoods and azaleas that’ll hit you along the autumn walking trail come late September …

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Romantic Devonshire cottages for November

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Secluded coves, sandy beaches, rolling hills and – of course – clotted cream. These are the images that are synonymous with Devon, a region as famous for its long sunny days as its rich dairy products. Aside from the natural wonders of the Devon countryside, there’s also the quaint villages, ancient churches and seaside towns to explore, from Brixham to …

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48 hours in Portsmouth

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Portsmouth has played an important part in this country’s heritage. It has been the home of the Royal Navy for 500 years, the city had a key role in preparing for the D-Day landings in Normandy in 1944, and its history arguably stretches as far back as the Roman times. But modern Portsmouth also has much to offer to the contemporary …

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Five cosy cottages to escape cold Autumn days

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What would your dream holiday cottage look like? Where would it be? And who would you invite along with you? We can’t answer the latter question, but we can definitely help with the other two. After much brain-racking, soul-searching and review-reading, we’ve assembled a shortlist of some of the finest cottages ever to resonate to the sound of happy chatter. …

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