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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Staying together: Cottage holidays in the UK

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This week we bring you the first in our new series on ‘Staying together’. Over the next few weeks, we will be taking a look at different types of holidays and destinations which are perfect to visit with the people closest to you over the autumn and winter. Whilst we all need a little time to ourselves, staying together and …

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Summer salvation: the best things in life are free (or nearly!)

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Well, as the school holidays are heading to a speedy end, my attentions have turned to the rather expensive activities of kitting my kids out with new school uniforms, shoes, sports kits and stationery; all very exciting stuff, of course. After a somewhat pricey summer and costly back to school shopping expeditions, any activities or days out that I now …

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Summer in the UK: Cumbria, the Tuscany of the North

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Over the last few weeks, we’ve brought you some great ideas for summer holidays close to home in the UK; after all, with the best July weather we have had since 2006, why deal with the hassle of airports, check-ins and changing your money? This week Beth Pipe whisks us off to the Lake District. With its undulating hills, breathtaking …

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