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Discover the ultimate staycation destination

Discover the ultimate staycation destination

Figures announced last month have shown that Scotland is in the midst of a ‘staycation’ boom.

The River Loire and its heritage

The River Loire and its heritage

The River Loire is France's longest river (629 miles/1,012 km), with the ship-building city of St Nazaire at the mouth.

New Lake District nostagia-packed tour

New Lake District nostagia-packed tour

A new Lake District tour, operated by the area’s number one tour specialist, Mountain Goat, is offering passengers a blend of nostalgia, childhood adventure, scenery, literary connectivity and even a bar of Kendal Mint Cake!

New 'Lean Body and Fat Loss Retreat' in the Yorkshire Dales

New 'Lean Body and Fat Loss Retreat' in the Yorkshire Dales

Kick-start your summer and get in beach-body shape with an intensive six-day 'Lean Body and Fat Loss Retreat' with elite trainer Brendan Chaplin in the stunning Yorkshire Dales, staying in the luxurious, award-winning Natural Retreats residences.

Explore the scenery of Jersey and Guernsey on a May Walking Week

Put a spring in your step this season and take a holiday with a difference - try a walking week in Jersey or Guernsey to explore the stunning scenery through Channel Islands Direct.

Essential Sailing heads to Italian waters this summer

Essential Sailing heads to Italian waters this summer

Perfect for sailors and non-sailors alike, Essential Sailing combines sailing with gastronomy and sightseeing in three superb locations:

Enjoy an Andalucian jewel in the crown

Enjoy an Andalucian jewel in the crown

With Spain set to be a hot favourite with Jubilee holidaymakers, couples seeking a romantic break away from the crowds can head for the hills and enjoy the peace and tranquility of one of Andalucia’s secret jewels.

Enjoy the London 2012 Olympic Games from beautiful South Devon

Enjoy the London 2012 Olympic Games from beautiful South Devon

With just months to go until the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, the countdown has begun to one of the most exciting events to happen in Great Britain in a century.

New luxury sailing experience comes to South Australia

New luxury sailing experience comes to South Australia

Kangaroo Island Sailing, South Australia's newest luxury experience, comes courtesy of Lady Eugenie, a magnificent 21-metre classic ketch rigged yacht boasting four double-size, air-conditioned state rooms each with private ensuites.

Camping in Yosemite National Park

On offer for the first time from US operator, Bon Voyage, guided camping in the breathtaking scenery of the Yosemite National Park, taking in off the beaten track trails and sights not usually seen in America’s favourite national park.

Pet-friendly Devon woodland retreat hits all the right notes

Pet-friendly Devon woodland retreat hits all the right notes

Spring Cottage, a new five star, five bedroom East Devon long house, set within one acre of private land and surrounded by secluded woodland, is the latest luxurious property to join the Blue Chip Holidays portfolio of select holiday homes set in stunning South West locations.

New luxury cycling tours in the New Forest

New luxury cycling tours in the New Forest

Capital Sport have introduced a selection of self-guided tours in the New Forest and Dorset. Everything is taken care of: expertly planned, gentle cycle routes; luxurious, handpicked hotels in historic towns and villages; top-of-the-range hybrid bikes; and (thankfully) no heavy panniers – your bags are transferred daily.

TV romance set to woo Lakes lovers

TV romance set to woo Lakes lovers

Cumbria's tourism industry could be given a boost by a romantic comedy series currently being screened on ITV1, and starring some of the Lake District's loveliest scenery.

Hike the best of British this year

With so much focus on the UK this year with the impending Olympics and Diamond Jubilee celebrations, it has never been a better time to explore the British Isles.

Learn the art of boduberu in the Maldives

Learn the art of boduberu in the Maldives

While much of the Maldives’ cultural heritage is bypassed for beautiful beaches and heavenly spa treatments, there is a tiny pocket of paradise, where guests are being encouraged to embrace the archipelago’s roots through indigenous music and dance.