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Northumberland bound this ‘National Parks Week’

Were ever you are in the UK you will no doubt be within reach of one of our fifteen National Parks. From the Brecon Beacons to Yorkshire Dales there is certainly something for everyone. For our National Parks Week experience we visited Northumberland and more specifically Walltown. We’ve never visited this section of Northumberland National Park…

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The ‘moment’ you realise there’s, ‘No place like home’

Nicola and I love travelling around the UK and we both have static caravans one of us at the lakes and the other at South Shields.  From the North of Scotland to Cornwall, Sea to Sea (aka C2C which is on our doorstep) to beautiful Ireland there is no where we don’t want to explore…

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The Cavendish, understated class!

We love London town. Today we are heading to The Cavendish an establishment whose heritage dates back to the 1830’s. Along the road from The Cavendish is the infamous Fortnum and Mason, how big were our smiles. Piccadilly is such a great London location. What drew us to the hotel is its greenness. The greenness is…

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Taking time to Travel

When I was a teacher, the holidays were planned for us. And let me say, they were always very much needed by the children as well as the staff! Working for myself, I’ve made a conscious decision to stick to the school holiday timetable (without the six week summer holiday of course) but having a mini-break…

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Stay Here: The Carriage House, Northumberland

Embracing the peace and tranquillity of rural Northumberland in a property situated close to Morpeth in the village of Ulgham, The Carriage House is five star rated for self-catering accommodation and it proved to be a delightful home away from home, the perfect base to walk, cycle and explore. On arrival, our host Dawn showed us into the large kitchen, dining and living space.…

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