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  • The Sea Loft in Charlestown Cornwall reviewed

    The Sea Loft in Cornwall, reviewed

    From Bude in the north to Porthcurno in the south, Cornwall has some of the UK’s most stunning coastal scenery. But you can’t really call it a hidden gem – the…

  • A weekend in Canterbury, Kent – On the Luce travel blog

    A weekend in Canterbury

    As a long-time resident of south-west England, the south-east of the country is still a bit of a mystery to me. Even when I lived nearby in London I’d usually head…

  • Alternative destinations in England

    Exploring England: Six alternative destinations

    There’s a whole list of must-see English destinations that pull in visitors from around the world – London, Cambridge, Stratford-upon-Avon, Manchester, Liverpool, York. But there’s a lot more to the country…

  • Cheltenham Spa

    A weekend in Cheltenham

    Best known for its festivals, spa and horse racing, my home town of Cheltenham isn’t the most obvious UK city break destination. It can get overshadowed by its more famous touristy…

  • Magdalen Chpater Hotel in Exeter

    The Hotel du Vin in Exeter, Reviewed

    Back in 1996, the Devon city of Exeter became my new home when I went to study geography at Exeter University. It was just far enough away from home, and just…

  • A weekend in Bath

    A weekend in Bath

    With its famous Georgian terraces, thermal spa waters, cream teas and Jane Austen – you can’t say Bath isn’t on the UK tourist trail. Its quintessentially English charms pull in visitors…