BEST PLACES TO VISIT IN UK

20 of the best places to visit in the UK during the winter

20 of the best places to visit in the UK in the winter

If there’s one thing the British know how to do – and do well – it’s winter. For the outdoor types, that same cold drizzle and biting wind that makes the cities seem so grey at times can also give the rugged countryside a real dramatic kick – and the cold means that for those who can’t be doing with soggy sandwiches are well catered for as well…

Top 5 coolest markets in London

Top 5 of the coolest markets in London

From antiques to gourmet food to vintage clothing, you can find it all in London’s weekend markets. A tradition since medieval times, these colourful markets are delightfully overwhelming with hoards of people, food from all over the world and things for sale ranging from useless to rare…

Top 10 hidden attractions in London

10 of the best hidden London attractions

From Royal engagements (love them or hate them!) to Olympic preparations, London is firmly in the global spotlight as one of the places to see and be seen right now. If you’re visiting, don’t fall into the usual tourist traps – get to know a different side to the capital – with our top 10 hidden London places to see. Here is Part 1 of our London double-bill. Look out for next week’s guide to London markets…

the best Chrismtas shopping cities in the UK

Top 12 best Christmas shopping towns in the UK

Unless you are escaping to a desert island for the whole of December, Christmas shopping is pretty much unavoidable but if your local shops just aren’t going to cut it this year (and you don’t want to rely on the post!), then why not use our guide to head out to the best shopping locations in the UK? Pre-Christmas sales are not uncommon now so search around for some real bargains…

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