Holiday cottage companies report that demand for accommodation where pets are welcome is booming. As more families plan to holiday in the UK in 2009 they are choosing to take their dogs too and at the same time saving an expensive kennel bill. Here are some dog friendly getaways to inspire you; Glendorgal, Newquay – [...]
Archive for March, 2009
According to Hotel.com‘s latest Hotel Price Index (HPI), London hotel prices were down by 12% to £111 per room on average in the final three months of 2008. UK hotel prices were down by an average of 12% at the end of 2008 with hotels in the North West seeing some of the biggest price [...]
With an opening night every ten days and often three full scale productions at once, The Royal Opera House is always a hive of activity. For just £9.00 you can enjoy a 90 minute behind the scenes tour, starting with a history lesson and an introduction to the recent expansion. You are then taken to the [...]
Number Ten in Skye has recently been awarded Visit Scotland’s highest five star rating. It boasts stylish self catering accommodation with luxurious decor. In the bedroom there is a black chandelier, stained glass windows and a unique whiskey barrel bedhead. In the living area is a cosy wood-burning stove. The owners supply wine, eggs, bacon, [...]
A picturesque Hampshire B&B, Vinegar Hill is attached to a quaint pottery. David Rogers who owns the pottery runs pottery courses in April, May and June. The courses accommodate four people per holiday. Served on homemade pottery is a delicious breakfast in the B&B before the course begins at 9.00am. The comfortable accommodation offers 2 [...]
A new one and a half mile long canal has been built in the centre of Liverpool. It re-establishes the connection between the city’s South Docks and the Leeds and Liverpool canal. The £22 million project brings hopes of a huge boost in tourism for the city. It is estimated that the new link will [...]
Today’s picture of the day is of Cottenham Park in Wimbledon, London. Cottenham Park is a tranquil, open piece of public parkland that can be found at the western end of the suburb. It is popular with walkers, joggers and locals living in nearby homes, and is used for a variety of sports.
Thorpe Park Theme Park has introduced a new 100 degree freefall rollercoaster. The thrilling ride is named Saw and is based on the horror movie of the same name. It is arguably the scariest rollercoaster to date and features the steepest freefall rollercoaster drop in the world and an opening section that is in complete [...]
Stay at St Deiniol’s in Wales which is the UK’s finest residential library and an excellent base for small conferences. It was founded by William Ewart Gladstone in 1889 and is conveniently situated just 10 minutes from Chester and the M56 motorway. Visit the amazing library which contains in excess of 250,000 works, enjoy home [...]
Today’s picture of the day is of Bishops House Museum in the grounds of Meersbrook Park in Sheffield. This wonderfully-preserved 16th Century building is as beautiful on the inside as it looks from the outside. It retains many of its original features and is well worth a visit.