20 of the best dog-friendly alternatives to motorway services
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20 of the best dog-friendly alternatives to motorway services

By Emily Enright

Ditch the the drab motorway service chains and head for these lovely gardens, farm shops, pubs and cafés, where your dog is welcome too. This collection of stop-overs has been chosen from The Extra Mile Guide: here to steer you… Continue reading >

Five places where you can ditch the wheels
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Five places where you can ditch the wheels

By Claire Maguire

It can be all too tempting to hop in the car every time you set off on holiday. The benefits of ditching four wheels, however, are endless – not only will you reduce your carbon footprint and stress levels, but… Continue reading >

Our top under the radar destinations
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Our top under the radar destinations

By Ella Perryman

With so many of us staying in the UK this year, it’s a good opportunity to look away from the usual holiday hot spots and discover new places right here at home. Our team have been on the hunt finding… Continue reading >

Northumberland: an alternative UK coastal break
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Northumberland: an alternative UK coastal break

By Chris Elmes

If you’re after some sea and sun, you shouldn’t overlook Northumberland as an alternative UK coastal break. Often forgotten as a coastal destination, it has plenty of fine beaches, as well as everything else you could want in a staycation,… Continue reading >

A foodie guide to Suffolk
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A foodie guide to Suffolk

By Ella Perryman

Suffolk’s booming foodie rep has been growing for years. Throughout the region, you’ll find market towns brimming with independent bakeries, restaurants and cafés all proudly showcasing fresh, local produce. We trace innovative newcomers, multi-generational farmers and ancient cyder makers who… Continue reading >

Five best self-catering cottages in Cornwall
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Five best self-catering cottages in Cornwall

By Ella Perryman

Ah, Cornwall: those rugged coastlines and sparkling seas, the independent spirit and fabulous food. It’s hard not to love this stunning region. As beautiful holiday cottages go, Cornwall has a plethora to choose from and you’ll find lots of unique… Continue reading >

Six of the best European villas with pools
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Six of the best European villas with pools

By Ella Perryman

Nothing beats relaxing by the pool on a sun-filled holiday; your new book is in one hand whilst a glass of something chilled is in the other. You’ll find plenty of stunning European villas with pools in our collection, each… Continue reading >

Hopping across the islands of Europe
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Hopping across the islands of Europe

By Chris Elmes

We love surrounding ourselves with sparkling seas and the laid-back hospitality so delightfully ubiquitous in islanders. So we asked our in-country experts to tell us all about their favourite islands in Europe, and where they’re dreaming of escaping for a… Continue reading >

Five great French flea markets
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Five great French flea markets

By Claire Maguire

A holiday to France wouldn’t be complete without a visit to a French flea market. The country is known for having some of the best in Europe, and soaking up the buzzing atmosphere while you rifle through stalls brimming with… Continue reading >

Five UK foodie experiences for autumn
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Five UK foodie experiences for autumn

By Claire Maguire

Autumn has always been our favourite season for all things edible. This time of year sees UK produce come into its own, with truffle season underway and root vegetables sprouting up to flavour hearty transitional dishes. It’s also the ideal… Continue reading >

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