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Sprouts defend Louth from inclusion in the ‘crap towns’ list 2013

We really did have to check this wasn’t a throwback to April 1st, but no, it turns out sprouts and the market town of Louth have joined forces to make sure the Lincolnshire market town doesn’t end up like Hull, Grimsby and Slough in the annual “crap towns of Britain” book for 2013. The book [...]

Inside an aircraft  at Manchester Airport Runway Park

Free family days out at Manchester Airport runway park

If you’re looking for something to keep the kids (or big kids) entertained this Summer without breaking the bank, why not take them to the Runway Visitor Park at Manchester Airport? There’s plenty to do including tours inside one of the iconic Concorde passenger jets, along with 3 other aircraft and an outside play area. [...]

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Top 10 places to stay for a golfing holiday in the UK

With the 142nd Open Championship about to start at Muirfield Golf Links in Gullane, Scotland, we have scoured the country to bring you the top 10 golfing accommodation from around the UK in one handy guide. Whether you’re looking to for accommodation close to the old traditional courses, perhaps want to take a relaxing break [...]

HotTug at the Runnymead Hotel

HotTug – River Thames boat which thinks its a hot-tub!

A Runnymead hotel has come up with a rather unique concept for those who want the warm waters of a hot-tub, but also want to explore the more gentle parts of the River Thames. Known as the HotTug it is essentially a hot-tub which thinks its a boat! Originally invented in the Netherlands, the HotTug [...]

The Crooked House Pub in Staffordshire [Source: Wikipedia]

10 of the most famous pubs in Britain

Ask any Brit about the most important pub and they’ll either say their local, or the nearest one, so to prevent arguments we’re looking for the 18 most important pubs due to their overall significance – either historical or location. There are a whole range of pubs here from the oldest pub to the highest [...]

Have archaeologists in Scotland found the world’s oldest calendar?

Have archaeologists in Scotland found the world’s oldest calendar?

A series of pits in a Scottish field which were originally filled with charcoal didn’t originally cause much excitement even to the archaeologists who were digging them, that is until they looked more closely and realised the pits were around 10,000 years old and rather neatly correspond to the phases of the moon, ie: created [...]

Eurofighter Typhoon in flight [Source: Wikipedia]

[Video] The perfect place for plane-spotters – who want to get *really* close!

Plane spotters might be slightly less geekie in the eyes of the public compared to the stereo-typical train spotter, and certainly having more street cred than the Eddie Spotters! :) Those who want to spot civilian aircraft can stand around in nice warm airports, anyone wanting to spot the fast jet and secret military planes [...]

The Chap Olympiad in London

The Chap Olympiad takes place this Saturday!

Summer 2012 might have been about sporting prowess, but in 2013 us plucky Brits aren’t slacking one bit as we play host to the ultimate in not-very-athletic sporting events known as – The Chap Olympiad. This jolly good show of pure British eccentricity pits chaps against chap-esses in a series of sportingly un-athletic challenges which [...]

Colin Farrell from Pride and Prejudice [Source: Wikipedia]

Mr Darcy rises once more from the lake

The most popular scene from one of the most famous adaptations of Jane Austin’s Pride and Prejudice has been recreated in London’s Hyde Park as Mr Darcy rises from the Serpentine having taken an impromptu swim. The original scene was added to a BBC production of Pride and Prejudice staring Colin Farrell and wasn’t actually [...]

Imperial War Museum in London [Source: Wikipedia]

Secrets And Spies Kids’ Summer Season in London!

The Imperial War Museum in London invites families to take part in this summer’s greatest secret mission. Using clever camouflage, code-cracking skills and the cunning of a spy, delve into a top secret world, where nothing is quite as it seems… From July – November 2013 IWM London and HMS Belfast will host a range [...]

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