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    Royal Deeside – visiting this amazing part of Aberdeenshire in 2023

    Royal Deeside is a stunning and historically significant area located in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. The name Royal Deeside is given to this area as Queen Victoria visited the area in the 19th century and loved it. As she famously wrote about the area: “All seemed to breathe freedom and peace …” Nestled along the River Dee, this picturesque region offers breathtaking landscapes of rolling hills, lush forests, and majestic mountains. Royal Deeside is renowned for its royal connections, as it has been a favored retreat for the British royal family for generations. Visitors can explore iconic landmarks such as Balmoral Castle, the summer residence of the royals. The area's charming towns…

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    Is Bruges Worth Visiting? Our 2023 Guide to Bruges.

    So, you've managed to sneak in a long weekend or a couple of days off work. You've thought that a city break might be what you fancy, but where? Maybe Bruges? It is a couple of hours away by plane or train, and is featured in the famous (or infamous) film In Bruges. The question is, whether it is actually worth Visiting Bruges, Belgium and what is the best things to do there?  Thankfully for you, we have already made the trip and we're going to run through some of the main tourist attractions in Bruges and whether it is worth going or not.  Lets go. In Summary - Is Bruges Worth…

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    Wirksworth – a guide for visiting this town in 2023

    Derbyshire is packed with lovely villages and towns, but we feel that the area is quite underrated as a destination to visit. We've previously published guides about locations like Matlock which are very enjoyable to visit for a weekend. Wirksworth is a great example of a Derbyshire town which is not only very pretty, it also has lots to see and do, and which we feel more people should know about.  We wanted to publish a guide about Wirksworth for anyone planning to visit in 2023, let's get into it: Where is Wirksworth? Wirksworth is approximately 5 miles southwest of Matlock. Additionally, Wirksworth is about 14 miles north of Derby,…

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    Croyde Bay – a guide for visiting this Devonshire beach area in 2023

    Devon is one of the best parts of the UK for beaches, and we've published guides about a number of the beaches in the county, including the very popular Bantham Beach and the lovely seaside town of Seaton. Croyde Bay is another lovely Devon beach which is very popular, and we honestly think it might be the best of the lot. We wanted to publish a guide about Croyde Bay for anyone planning to visit in 2023. Let's get into it: Where is Croyde Bay? Croyde Bay is situated in North Devon, approximately 10 miles northwest of the town of Barnstaple and about 9 miles west of the popular coastal…

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    Ingoldmells – a guide for visiting this Lincolnshire village in 2023

    We recently published a guide about Skegness where we highlighted how underrated we feel it is, and we feel similarly about Ingoldmells. This village is just 10 minutes up the coast from Skegness, but for those of you who want a similar experience to Skegness in a smaller, more intimate location, Ingoldmells is an ideal location to visit. We wanted to publish a guide about this village for anyone planning to visit in 2023, let's get into it: Where is Ingoldmells? Ingoldmells is located in the county of Lincolnshire, just 4 miles from Skegness. It's also about 10 minutes away from Chapel St. Leonards. too, so it's a good in-between…

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    Caistor – a guide for visiting this Lincolnshire town in 2023

    Lincolnshire is packed with lovely villages and towns, and we feel that despite Caistor being one of the best of the lot, it's a very underrated place to visit. Steeped in history, the town features well-preserved Georgian and Victorian architecture, a lovely market square, and more. Its picturesque setting amidst the Lincolnshire Wolds makes it an ideal destination for tranquil walks, exploring the countryside, and immersing oneself in the rich heritage of the area. We wanted to publish a guide about this town for anyone planning to visit in 2023, let's get into it: Where is Caistor? As we mentioned in our introduction, Caistor is located in the county of…

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    Hayle – a guide for visiting this Cornwall town in 2023

    There are lots of excellent towns and villages in Cornwall, and we feel like Hayle is a real hidden gem. With its stunning sandy beaches, it's a paradise for beach lovers and surfers. It might not be the first town you think of when you think of places in Cornwall to visit, but that's partly what makes the town such a hidden gem. Hayle's proximity to popular attractions like St Ives and Land's End also makes it an ideal base for exploring the surrounding beauty of Cornwall. We wanted to publish a guide about this town for anyone planning to visit in 2023, let's get into it: Where is Hayle?…

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    North Shropshire – a guide for visiting this area in 2023

    Often regarded as the quieter part of Shropshire, the North of the county definitely feels like a step down in intensity compared to the rest of the area, but we mean that in the best way possible. Here you'll find picturesque landscapes, fascinating wildlife, and charming market towns. As you meander through the untouched countryside, a network of tranquil canals gracefully connects Market Drayton and Whitchurch in the east to Oswestry in the west. Bordering the enchanting realm of North Wales, this area beckons visitors with its five distinct market towns and charming villages, all of which exude a genuine sense of warmth and hospitality. We wanted to highlight this…

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    Paignton – a guide for visiting this Devon town in 2023

    Devon is packed with lovely little towns and villages, and we've published guides about lots of them previously, such as Totnes. But we've got a real soft spot for Paignton - it's a small, compact place, but this is actually a real positive as everything in the town is so close to the beach. It's got a lot of character and it reminds us of an old school British seaside town. We wanted to publish a guide about this town for anyone planning to visit in 2023, let's get into it: Where is Paignton? Paignton is located on the stunning English Riviera in Devon, South West England, between Brixham and…

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    Howth – a guide for visiting this Irish village in 2023

    The hustle and bustle of Dublin is all part of the appeal of the city, and for a few days, the Irish capital is a fun and exciting place to be. But if you're finding yourself looking for a break from the excitement of the city, then a trip to Howth is ideal. It's a very short distance from Dublin but with its peaceful seaside setting, it feels like a world away. We wanted to publish a guide for anyone planning to visit Howth in 2023, let's get into it: Where is Howth? As we mentioned in our introduction, Howth is just a stone's throw from Dublin. It's about 25…