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Visit Kent – Quick Travel Guide

Kent, in south-east England, is the most populated county in the UK. Perhaps most famous for the white cliffs of Dover, Kent has always been the gateway to Britain. This historical county can trace its name as far back as the 4th century BC when it was called ‘Cantium’, from the Celtic word for ‘coastal …

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Visit Somerset – Family Days Out

Things to do in Somerset for the Family Somerset is a popular holiday destination for families. Located in the south-west of England, the county often has warmer weather than in other regions and has plenty of activities and attractions to fill a short break or a long holiday. Outdoor activities are popular – this is …

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Visit Surrey – Quick Travel Guide

The South England county of Surrey takes its name from the old English, simply meaning ‘southern district’. Perhaps most famous today for its horse racing, Surrey hosts some fantastic days out at the races. Amongst its many horse racing events is The Derby, which has been held at Epsom Downs Racecourse since 1780. The first …

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Visit North Wales – Quick Travel Guide

North Wales is one of those parts of the world to which everyone should consider going at least once. Unlike so many tourist destinations, it has no target audience. There is something for everyone. The things North Wales has going for it cross a wide spread of interests. 1. Welsh Mountains. Snowdonia National Park may …

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Explore Cambridge – Quick Travel Guide

Things to do in Cambridge: Cambridge is a great place for a family visit. You have plenty of open-air options if the weather is good from a simple walk or cycle around the world-famous colleges to a gentle punt along the River Cam. The city also has a wide variety of museums and galleries to …

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Explore Tenterden Kent – Quick Travel Guide

Travel Review: Tenterden, Kent. Tenterden in Kent is a picturesque little town situated on the edge of the Weald, and a lovely place to visit while on holiday in Kent and the South East of England. Steeped in Kentish history, Tenterden takes its name from the Old English “Tenet Waraden”, which translates as the clearing …

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Explore Oxford – Quick Travel Guide

Oxford is one of the two famous university cities in the United Kingdom and is a popular place to visit thanks to its unique architecture and close proximity to London. Visitors here can enjoy the quaint city, which is filled with ancient Saxon and Roman inspired buildings, or head out to the stunning surrounding countryside …

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Britain’s Most Ancient Sites

Beyond Stonehenge – Britain’s Most Ancient Sites The Neolithic monument of Stonehenge in Wiltshire, built well over four-thousand years ago, may be the UK’s most famous prehistoric landmark, but there’s a great deal more to prehistoric Britain than this world-famous tourist trap. Those with an interest in the Neolithic history of the British Isles will …

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A Guide to British Small Towns and Villages

Everybody has heard of London and Edinburgh, but there is far more to Britain than the main cities. There are many smaller, less celebrated places in the UK that still contain wonderful tourist attractions. St. Ives Cornwall Although officially part of England, Cornwall has always maintained a sense of independence from the rest of the …

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