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If you’re looking for hotels in Llangollen and places to stay near this gorgeous Welsh town then I’ve got you covered. Today I’m sharing some beautiful places to stay in Llangollen for your next weekender in North Wales. Llangollen in North Wales is known for its picturesque surroundings, its quaint town centre including the meandering …

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As I drove down the stony road that led to Penvale Lakes Lodges I instantly felt like I was driving into somewhere special. I’d just passed through the pretty Welsh town of Llangollen, driven alongside the river and canal, seen tourists queuing for homemade ice creams and saw people sat outside pubs as they drank …

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If ever there was proof that you don’t need to go far to find an exciting and memorable weekend getaway, Edinburgh is it. The recipe for a perfect short break is a destination that doesn’t take long to reach, is easy to get around, and one that offers plenty of charm, attractions and a generous …

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If I mention an island escape you’re probably going to be thinking of idyllic Caribbean beaches with white sands and swaying palms. Yes, these are gorgeous but don’t dismiss the islands we have on our very own doorstep here in Britain. You’d be pressed to find an array of islands anywhere in the world that are as …

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We all love weekend breaks and if you’re looking for some inspiration for your next weekender, we’ve put together 52 weekend away ideas that are perfect for those travelling from the UK. All of these weekend away ideas are fabulous destinations for any time of the year, but I’ve written them roughly in order from …

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I’ve walked up Snowdon quite a few times now. I’m very lucky to live less than an hour and a half from Pen-y-Pass, which is a popular spot to begin a walk up Snowdon. I’ve done it in the rain, in the snow, in the blazing sunshine and, more often than not, in the chilly …

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Today I’d like to share some things to do in Swansea Bay and Mumbles and Gower. This is such a gorgeous place for a weekend break so I’m sharing everything I did during a glamping weekend in Swansea Bay. You may have noticed that Wales has been having a bit of a moment recently. Wales …

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You’ve booked your flights and now you’re wondering what you can actually do in Barcelona. Well step this way, as we share our Barcelona guide. Having visited a few times, including just last month, it includes some of our favourite tourist spots, as well as some lesser known favourite finds. A word of warning though …

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Whenever I’m planning a weekend away I always look to travel bloggers for ideas and inspiration. I love to read blogger’s itineraries and highlights and recommendations for places to eat and drink. A few weeks ago I took Sam to Barcelona for a surprise birthday weekend away. I managed to keep the trip a secret until …

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I think it’s safe to assume that very few people have visited London without setting foot in Covent Garden, but did you know there’s so many things to do here aside from strolling through with your camera!? Most people who visit Covent Garden will wander among the pretty streets and admire an incredible building or …

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Michele Frolla is sharing her top travel tips for Rome. Like most cities, Rome can be a little overwhelming for a first time visitor but we’ve got lots of simple insider travel tips to make your trip to Rome easier. Michele’s Rome travel tips will save you time and money and make your holiday as …

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Rebecca Sharp from Almost Ginger shares her top things to do in Valletta, the capital city of Malta. This beautiful walled city is a World Heritage City and a European Art City and is well known for all its incredible churches museums and palaces. Valletta is one of the smallest capital cities in Europe, not …

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If you’re planning a weekend break that ‘has it all’ then I can’t recommend a trip to Chester and North Wales enough. Spend your first day exploring the Roman city of Chester with its cobbled streets, Tudor-style buildings and pretty views. Then spend your second day exploring Snowdonia National Park, home to the highest mountain …

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I’m always harping on about how important it is to travel light. Travelling light gives you extra freedom and flexibility that you just don’t have with heavy luggage. You can move quickly through airports and train stations and it’s so much easier to take public transport with a small bag. You’ll save money by not having …

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If you’re looking to make some incredible family memories and have a weekend break with the kids that includes a combination of: A beautiful city Outdoor fun Avisit to the UK’s first railway town and an incredible rail museum Filming locations from blockbuster movies Great places to eat A world-famous living museum Beautiful, historical buildings …

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I was lucky enough to spend 48 hours in Cologne last summer. It was a glorious weekend away and now I’m raving about visiting Cologne for a short break. It was part of a surprise trip with WowTrip (you can read my review of WowTrip from my first trip with them). WowTrip organise surprise trips and …

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It was Thursday evening and Sam and I had a conversation that went something like this: Sam: The weather’s going to be amazing this weekend Me: Ooo, we should go to the beach Sam: Let’s go to Aberdaron. I’ll see if we can rent somewhere and stay over…..hmmm….the only cottages available are for 4 nights …

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After looking at these photos you’d be forgiven for thinking that Portmeirion is a pretty Italian village. But is it…? Portmerion has the quaint and brightly coloured houses and narrow, winding streets of a traditional Italian village. There are some beautifully grand buildings with spires and domed roofs. There are ornate details in unexpected places …

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As much as I love to travel abroad you really can’t beat a staycation, particularly when you have gorgeous weather like we did this weekend. On Friday evening my boyfriend and I travelled from our home in Chester to Penmaenuchaf Hall Hotel. I know what you’re thinking as you phonetically sound out that strange assortment …

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Dorset has always been one of Britain’s most popular holiday hotspots. The county on the south coast of the UK boasts everything from scenic countryside to sandy beaches, fairy tale castles and a famed prehistoric coastline. Durdle Door, Dorset Natural beauty is the headline act in Dorset, particularly around the coast thanks to those steep …

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Today’s blog is by Jaz from The Life of a Social Butterfly as she shares her Porto city break guide for a perfect weekend break in Portugal’s second city. Quaint cobbled streets walled with azulejo tiles and traditional architecture, Porto exudes the very essence of authentic Portuguese city life. Porto is the perfect weekend away …

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If you’re looking for a weekend break in the UK that’s not far from home but feels like a million miles away from your normal routine, then I can’t recommend Northern Ireland enough! Northern Ireland is one of those places that’s so close but so far. It’s just a hop, skip and a jump across …

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