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Hogmanay: Everything you need to know

Hogmanay is a festival that is BIG for people in Scotland. But people outside of Scotland.... well, they may never have heard of it. After having a fantastic time celebrating Hogmanay, however, I thought that should change! So through this article I intend to teach...

The Best Safari Parks in the UK

If you are looking for the best safari parks in the UK to visit, look no further! Safari parks are a great way to see animals in a habitat that provides them with a more natural environment than traditional cages in a zoo. They are fun, educational and more ethical than many zoos. So what are you waiting for? All you need to do is decide which safari park in the UK to visit... What is a safari...

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10 must-see Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the UK

There are many must-see Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the UK. Whether you are exploring the UK from overseas or looking for the perfect staycation, there are plenty of rural tourism destinations to keep you busy in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. In this article I will tell you about the best places to visit- the Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the UK that should be on your...

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Things to do in Burnham on Sea

We spent a lot of time in Burnham on Sea this summer. Before moving to Cheddar, I had never heard of this coastal area. And now I wonder why! Burnham on Sea has beautiful sand, its not crowded and there are lot of things to do in Burnham on Sea. Here's what I learnt during my visit there... Tourism in Burnham on Sea Burnham on Sea has a long history. Burnham on Sea's rise to fame occurred during...

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The best UK national parks to visit and why

A national park is a great place to visit for a staycation or for a short break and can make a great park of a UK road trip. Fresh air, the opportunity to take part in active pursuits and having the ability to just get away from it all, makes visiting a national park more than worthwhile! But which are the best UK national parks to visit? In this article I will tell you all about the most highly...

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10 cool things to do in Axbridge, Somerset

During our time Somerset we discovered a beautiful little quintessentially British town called Axbridge. This town makes for a lovely day out if you're close by in neighbouring Cheddar, Wells or Burnham-on-Sea. There are lots of cool things do in Axbridge, read on to find out what they are... Why visit Axbridge? Axbridge is a great little town that is well worth a visit if you're in Somerset. We...

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Visiting the Strawberry Line: Everything you need to know

Steeped in history and filled with spectacular scenery, the Strawberry Line is one of Somerset's hidden gems. Situated close to the major tourist destinations of Wells, Cheddar and Burnham-on-Sea, a visit to the Strawberry Line is easily incorporated into any Somerset travel itinerary. But why you you venture to this fascinating area? Read on to find out... What is the Strawberry Line? Labelled...

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Things to do in Wells,Somerset

Marked as the smallest city in England, Wells is a special place to visit. Full of culture, history and entertainment, there are plenty of things to do in Wells to make for the perfect staycation or day trip from nearby Bath, Bristol or London. In this article I will tell you all about my favourite things to do in Wells, Somerset. Why visit Wells? Wells was always been a place on my domestic...

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A guide to hiking through the Mendip Hills

This summer we spent several weeks in the Mendip Hills area. With spectacular scenery, ancient ruins scattered around and distant views of the ocean, we really couldn't ask for a better place to get some much-needed fresh air during the COVID lockdown in the UK. The area surrounding the Mendip Hills makes for the perfect staycation. You can go to the beach one day and visit the caves of Cheddar...

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Things to do in Cheddar, Somerset

During the COVID pandemic we found ourselves unexpectedly living in Cheddar in Somerset. My children and I spent several weeks here and I got to know the town really well. There are lots of fun things to do in Cheddar and you can easily spend a few days here. Here is my guide on the best things to do in Cheddar, along with some handy practical tips to help you plan your trip. Things to do in...

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Dr Hayley Stainton

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I’ve been travelling, studying and teaching travel and tourism since I was 16. Through Tourism Teacher I share my knowledge on the principles and practice of travel and tourism management from both an academic and practical perspective.

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The Best Eco Lodges in the World

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Hogmanay: Everything you need to know

Hogmanay is a festival that is BIG for people in Scotland. But people outside of Scotland.... well, they may never have heard of it. After having a fantastic time celebrating Hogmanay, however, I thought that should change! So through this article I intend to teach...