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Peak District tourism business workshops to push new marketing project

Peak District tourism business owners have been invited to attend a series of workshops this week to learn about a new overseas marketing project.

Derbyshire

Thousands apply for Canine Cottages critic job as deadline approaches

A dog-friendly holiday letting agency received over 1,000 applications in the first 24 hours after posting a vacancy for a ‘canine critic’, and plenty more are expected before tomorrow’s deadline.

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REVIEW: Forest Holidays, Sherwood Forest

REVIEW: Forest Holidays, Sherwood Forest

Slightly trepidatious at driving into a wooded area as heavy snow was predicted we arrived at Forest Holidays heartened at the spacious and welcoming cabin that awaited us and cranked-up the log burner.

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Conkers, Rawdon Road, near Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Swadlincote.

Conkers is a winning forest adventure for all the family

At the heart of the National Forest lies Conkers — a brilliant escape that boasts a bumper haul of indoor and outdoor attractions for the whole family.
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Tourist board Marketing Peak District & Derbyshire is to benefit from a new �1million project promoting holidays in England to the German market.

Peak District tourist board to target German holidaymakers in £1m plan

Regional tourist board Marketing Peak District & Derbyshire is to share in a new £1million project to attract more visitors from mainland Europe.

Derbyshire
Seven coloured sand dunes in Mauritius.

Review: Exotic islands and the wonders of Africa

The first film I saw in cinemascope as a young boy, was called Shaka. It told of the rise of a boy warrior who became King of the legendary Zulu tribe, ever since I’ve had an ambition to visit Africa.

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How far can £80 take you around the world?

How far can £80 take you around the world?

When it comes to holidays, everyone wants to get their moneys worth, but around the world exactly what your money is worth ranges substantially.

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TRAVEL: Lumiere in London at the Park Plaza

TRAVEL: Lumiere in London at the Park Plaza

Park Plaza Hotel

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COLUMN: Discover the best of the UK’s nature

Now that the leaves have turned, the temperature has dropped and much-loved programmes such as Autumnwatch and Blue Planet II have returned to our screens - the nation’s love for wildlife has been rekindled and there has never been a better time to get out 
and explore nature at its very 
best.

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COLUMN: Hit the road for a break with a difference

COLUMN: Hit the road for a break with a difference

Whenever driving holidays come up in conversation, it’s always the world-famous road trips such as Route 66 in the U.S. and Australia’s Great Ocean Road that spring to mind.

Opinion
Times Square, one of Midtown's main attractions.

TRAVEL: A bite of the Big Apple - things to see and do in New York

Fancy taking a bite out of the Big Apple? There's certainly plenty to get your teeth into…
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Benone Beach, multiple recipient of the European Blue Flag and Seaside Award, is a must-see when visiting the area. With seven miles of golden sand and a magnificent back drop of mountain and cliff scenery and stunning views across to Donegal, this is an attractive sightseeing environment along with the usual seaside activities including picnic spots, watersports, and fishing.''The clean, firm, golden sands of Benone Strand are without rocks, shingle or seaweed and are preceded by the glorious natural formations of Benone's sand dunes.''With a supervised playground, outdoor paddling pool and golf club, a fun filled day is guaranteed. It is a haven for nature lovers as the entire area is a paradise for the study of botany, entomology and shells.

TRAVEL GUIDE: The outstanding natural beauty of Northern Ireland’s north coast

That Northern Ireland ever became known for anything other than its outstanding natural beauty is a travesty.

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Alpine camping adventure was breathtaking

Alpine camping adventure was breathtaking

As a self-confessed lover of the great indoors you could say camping beneath the highest mountain in Germany at the foot of the Alps is somewhat out of my comfort zone.

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Two local towns ranked in top three family friendly UK holiday destinations

Two local towns ranked in top three family friendly UK holiday destinations

Matlock and Buxton have both been named in the top three best destinations for family-friendly holidays.

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Spellbinding charm of Alpine Italian city

Venice, Milan and Rome draw in thousands of British tourists every year - but nestled at the foot of the Alps just off the beaten path of mass tourism there’s another spellbinding Italian city that captures the imagination of culture vultures and holidaymakers who flock to sample its Alpine charm.

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Overnight ferry to Europe harks back to golden age of travel

Overnight ferry to Europe harks back to golden age of travel

Crossing the channel can be an extremely speedy affair to the ports of Calais and Dunkirk. No sooner has one boarded the ship and ascended to the upper decks than it seems to be docking at the other end.

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Girl paddling on beach. Photo by Pixabay.

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Simple delights that made us want to stay

Simple delights that made us want to stay

Picturesque Isle of Wight resort kept everyone entertained so time flew for the whole family

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Mystery Peak District photographer made tourism ambassador

Mystery Peak District photographer made tourism ambassador

A Foolow man dubbed ‘the Banksy of photography’ is now an official Peak District ambassador after his shots were seen around the world.

Derbyshire
Castleton visitor centre opens after £330,000 revamp

Castleton visitor centre opens after £330,000 revamp

Castleton’s new-look visitor centre has officially reopened following a £330,000 refurbishment by the Peak District National Park Authority.

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