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One-week Borders and Wales by train itinerary

Explore the Borders and Wales by train on this one-week itinerary, which features the best of the region – from castles and cable cars to steam trains and seaside towns. Starting in Cardiff, the route takes in the unpoilt…

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Bridges and baths: Things to do in Ronda, Spain

Set on an Andalusian mountain plateau, the town of Ronda is just over an hour – and a whole world away – from the beach resorts of Spain’s Costa Del Sol. This pueblo blanco (white town) has one of…

Walking holidays in the UK
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Five fantastic walking holidays in the UK

From a stroll around the park to a countryside hike, walking’s taken on a new meaning for many of us over the last year. In the midst of restrictions it’s been a chance to connect with the world around…

A weekend in Falmouth, Cornwall: A 48-hour itinerary
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A weekend in Falmouth, Cornwall: A 48-hour itinerary

Surrounded by the beautiful scenery of the Fal River Estuary and Roseland Peninsula, the town of Falmouth lies on the south coast of Cornwall. The sea’s long been a big part of life in Falmouth, and it’s still a…

One-week UK cities by train itinerary
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One-week UK cities by train itinerary

Travelling across the four corners of England – from London and Brighton in the southeast to Bristol in the southwest, Manchester and Liverpool in the northwest to Leeds in the northeast – this city-centric rail journey takes you to…

The road to Moab, Utah
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12 of the best southwest USA scenic drives

With National Parks, snow-capped mountains, red rocks and sandy deserts, the landscapes of the southwest USA make it one of the best places in the world for a road trip – where the journey is just as important as…

Cotswold stone cottages in Lower Slaughter
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A weekend in The Cotswolds: A 48-hour itinerary

With its green rolling hills, honey-stone villages, country pubs, mansions and manicured gardens, the Cotswolds’ film set good looks make it the quintessential English countryside destination. I’m lucky enough to have it on my doorstep, but the Cotswolds also…

St Ives harbour
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One-week coastal Cornwall by train itinerary

Surf on golden beaches, visit colourful fishing villages, walk rugged coast paths, admire tropical gardens and feast on Cornish pasties and cream teas as you travel from St Ives to Plymouth though Falmouth, St Austell, Newquay and Looe in…