Today’s picture of the day is of the White Cliffs of Dover. The famous cliffs are situated on the southeast corner of Kent. From the English Channel they are a magnificent sight and are made from chalk deposits. They have a colourful history and were once a much needed defence from invading armies.
Archive for July, 2009
Today’s picture of the day is of the Royal Air Force Museum on London. Visitors are taken through the history of aviation with a collection of over 100 aircraft. There is education and entertainment for the whole family in the Auronauts Interactive Centre and the onsite museum shop offers an array of gifts. Enjoy a [...]
As part of ‘Homecoming Scotland‘, the Tattoo will be coming to Linlithgow on August 13th, 2009 for the ‘Taste of the Tattoo’ event. The Tattoo will pay tribute to the 250th anniversary of the birth of the country’s famous bard, Robert Burns, and will showcase more than 500-performers, including participants from several countries, such [...]
The Highland Games will return to North Berwick on August 8th 2009. This year will mark the 14th anniversary of the event. The North Berwick Highland Games has grown from a small, niche event to a sporting spectacular that attracts upwards of 14,000 people each year. This year’s events include a pipe band competition, a [...]
The boutique San Domenico House Hotel in London has launched its new corporate package designed to buck the recession, offering one of the lowest rates within the Chelsea/Knightsbridge area for a five-star boutique hotel. The new package offers an extensive list of tangible and intangible benefits for employers and their associates – much welcomed in [...]
Today’s picture of the day is of Ord Beach in the picturesque and tranquil town of Ord, Isle of Skye. The beach is situated in a beautiful cove where seals find shelter. It offers stunning sunsets and the ancient ruins of St Comgan’s Chapel, dating back to A.D 700, lie close by.
Taking the adventure hungry from the heart of London’s Marylebone Station to the hub of all things active in North Wales, Adventure North Wales has teamed up with Wrexham and Shropshire Railways to offer an exhilarating package. Prices start from £265 per person based on a minimum of four people booking, so like minded adventurers [...]
Uncover secrets from the deep in Thames Treasures: London’s River Revealed, an exciting series of events running as part of the Festival of British Archaeology (18th July to 2nd August 2009). From lectures on sunken Tudor ships to riverside tours, Iron Age storytelling to paper boat making – the river runs through activities for all ages. [...]
The old headquarters building for The NEC has been completely refurbished and turned into a modern and stylish hotel with 166 bedrooms, and 8 meeting rooms. The Ramada Encore NEC will provide valuable bed and meeting space for organisers and exhibitors attending events at The NEC and is in a superb location, just a five [...]
Discounts of around 40% are available this summer on weekend rates at The Bird In Hand, a pretty 14th Century country inn located between Maidenhead and Reading in the Royal County of Berkshire. With a history spanning 600 years and character features including oak panelling in the bar and a real Inglenook fireplace, The Bird [...]