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Norfolk Broads boat trips – for fishing, relaxing and exploring


If you fancy booking boat holidays for a getaway with a difference, make sure you head to the Norfolk Broads. With 125 miles of navigable waterways, you will not be short of places to explore when on a trip here, especially if you are a keen angler.

Celebrate the new season at the Falmouth Spring Festival

There is no better way to mark the changing of the season and the prospect of warmer weather than by enjoying a short break in Cornwall. There is even an ideal event to visit while you are there, the Falmouth Spring Festival.

Top picks for a Scottish spring break

Scotland is a wonderful place for a short break at any time of year, although it really comes alive in the spring. Come to the country during the season and you’ll be able to see flowers blooming and trees start to grow new leaves after the winter. While plenty of destinations make for amazing getaways, here’s a guide to some of the best.

Why Carbis Bay is perfect for couples

Couples looking for luxury holiday cottages for a getaway together might want to consider Carbis Bay. The sister of St Ives, this beautiful spot is far quieter than it’s more famous neighbour, lending it a more intimate atmosphere that’s perfect for romance.

Top 5 south Cornwall destinations for a beach break

If you are looking for a seaside break in the UK, there is no better choice than staying in south Cornwall cottages. The county’s English Channel coastline has some great stretches of sand and lots of fine towns and villages to use as a base.

Staycation popularity rises in the UK

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The number of people choosing to take a short break here in the UK, rather than abroad continues to rise with companies such as Center Parcs seeing a 400 per cent increase in visitors to their website throughout January 2012.

Our top picks for a half-term touring caravan holiday in the UK

The UK is home to a number of beautiful countryside locations that will make for enjoyable caravan trips for the entire family. If you’re looking for somewhere to head to during the half-term, where are the top destinations to visit for a memorable getaway?

The nation’s ideal celebrity travel companion, revealed

This year is a leap year and we all know what that means. Yes that’s right, on the 29th of February girls are officially allowed to pop the question and propose to their man (not that you can’t do it any other time of year, it’s just that now you have a good excuse). So where exactly do you take ‘the one’ to convince him to spend the rest of your lives together?

What makes a cruise perfect for honeymooners?

If you’re planning a short honeymoon and haven’t yet decided on what sort of getaway to organise for your first week or so as man and wife, why not consider booking a cruise? There’s nothing more romantic than admiring the sea views from your own private balcony as you sail towards some idyllic destination.

Los Cristianos: a terrific Tenerife holiday spot

If you’re planning a short Spanish holiday, consider jetting off to Los Cristianos. Situated on Tenerife’s south coast, it is the ideal location for couples keen to spend some quality time together while enjoying a little sun, sand and sea.

Enjoy a short romantic break in the Cotswolds

For a wonderful weekend away, the Cotswolds is one place you should definitely consider taking your partner to. By travelling to the region, you’ll have the chance to soak up amazing scenery and visit fascinating attractions, as well as stay in fantastic self-catering holiday cottages.

The Little Broads Tour is a perfect UK short break

If you’re planning a UK short break to a picturesque spot bursting with nature, you can’t really go wrong with a trip to the Norfolk Broads. Britain’s largest protected wetland is made up of a series of channels, so it’s ideal for exploring by boat.


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The Norfolk Broads: ideal for family holidays

If you’re planning a UK short break for your family, consider hiring a boat and exploring the natural surroundings of the Norfolk Broads. Britain’s largest protected wetland is the ideal location for a peaceful and relaxing getaway with your loved ones.

Cruises: the perfect choice for an unforgettable honeymoon

Planning your honeymoon is an exciting endeavour – but it can be a tricky one too. After all, there are so many options and you need to find something that will suit you both. With amazing itineraries and a wealth of onboard activities, cruises might just solve your problem.

The UK’s best tearooms

Winter is the time when all we feel like doing is stopping off at a cosy cafe for a warming drink and a slice of gooey cake. We all know that the British love their tea, so it’s not surprising that the country is also home to some of the best cosy little tea rooms in the world. We’ve searched the country to find you the UK’s best tearooms, so that if you’re going on a short break this winter you’ll know where to find the perfect place to warm up.

Why the Forest of Dean is perfect for a winter break

The Forest of Dean in Gloucestershire makes for the perfect setting for holidays at any time of year. However, there is something particularly special about it during the winter. If you are looking for somewhere to escape to when the temperature drops, read on.

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