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Cross-continental cycle route for Jurassic Coast

Oct 22 2012 Posted by Laura Canning

A new cycle route linking the Channel Islands and northern France with the Jurassic Coast in Dorset is set to open next year, with local businesses hoping for increased tourism from the move.

The Petit Tour de Manche will link the three regions in a 265-mile route, taking in famous ...


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Plans unveiled for £2 billion Kent entertainment park

Oct 11 2012 Posted by Laura Canning

A £2 billion entertainment complex is in the pipeline for Kent, in what has been called ‘Britain’s next major regeneration opportunity’ post-Olympics.

The venue for the ‘world class’ entertainment hub was revealed this week by a consortium of UK and international companies, and will create up to 27,000 ...


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Yorkshire voted top spot for UK holidays

Oct 9 2012 Posted by Laura Canning

Yorkshire has been voted the top place to visit in the UK at the nineteenth World Travel Awards, voted for by travel agents from around the world.

The other nominees in the category were Scotland, Wales, the Peak District, Cornwall, Cumbria, Devon and Northumberland.

Yorkshire saw over 216 million visitors ...


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Devon man to sue Met Office over bad weather forecasts

Oct 3 2012 Posted by Laura Canning

A Devon man is considering suing the Met Office for their ‘overly pessimistic’ weather forecasts over the summer.

Rick Turner, who runs the tourist attraction The Big Sheep, said that bad weather predictions from the Met have threatened his business, particularly over the August bank holiday.

He said: ‘The Met ...


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Lucky 13 for top city Edinburgh

Oct 3 2012 Posted by Laura Canning

Edinburgh’s done it again…for the thirteenth year in a row, the Scottish capital has claimed the title of best UK city.

Readers at the Guardian and the Observer’s online and print editions voted for their favourites in a number of travel categories, including best UK city, best ...


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