Greetings from our first blog of 2015! No, of course we weren’t overcome with laziness/uncreativity during a thing called Dry January; we were Working Very Hard instead getting ready for the 2015 season all over our UK, Ireland and European sites. Although it must be said we were ...
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Have you seen our
festive blog on Christmas markets
? Exeter, Padstow and Lille are among our selection for markety Christmas presents this year – make a weekend of it with a holiday park or campsite nearby.
If, however, your festive spirit is more Bah humbug and solitary than capering among crowds ...
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Friends, Romans and country(wo)men! Did you know that a highly significant haul was hoked out from under a Colchester department store this month?
Excavators at Williams & Griffin in Colchester’s High Street were mightily surprised to uncover a clutch of Roman jewellery during store renovations
, probably hidden there ...
The sun, it still doth shine! We see no reason why the end of the school summer hols means the end of hols for the year – especially for those without kids who are likely to be gleefully frolicking on empty beaches in Cornwall as we type.
Continue to put real ...
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It’s not at all because there is a new Scottish Doctor that we’ve decided on this blog this week, och no. (Although we will forever love Steven Moffat and Peter Capaldi for not having this twelfth incarnation say ‘Timey-wimey’.)
Scotland in 2014 has hosted the Commonwealth Games and ...
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We may have spent a goodly part of last weekend consuming Breton cider (thank you, Marks and Spencer supplier people). Et so, we thought it logical to turn our attention to other forms of tasty beverages available in France, namely wine.
The Pitchup.com team’s approach to French wine ...
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| beaches, coast and seaside
We wouldn’t be so crass as to croon that we do like to be beside the seaside (our beach song of choice is Metallica’s Enter Sandman), but we do get slightly tuneful at the prospect of a day at the beach. Or tuneless: it’s quite hard to ...