UK Activities Archive

Family holiday to Blackpool? Here are some of the best activities to keep everyone entertained

If you’re visiting Blackpool for your family holiday this year, they’ll be plenty to amuse all the family. The Beach and Piers If you’re looking for traditional seaside fun, then head down to Blackpool’s beach, piers and promenade. Stroll along the sandy beaches, build a sandcastle, enjoy a donkey ride or simply paddle in the […]

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Life Made Easy with the Stagecoach App

Remember the days when you had to run to catch a bus? Or the days you missed the bus? Or not knowing which bus route went where and when? How about having the right change for the bus driver to pay the fare? You either got dirty looks or were not allowed to board sometimes, […]

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Travel tips: Join an adventure tour

Real adventure travel For great bragging rights around the dinner table, join one of the tours to Bangladesh or Angola being launched by the adventure company Exodus (0845 8639601, exodus.co.uk) for next year. Bangladesh takes travellers to the citadels of Bagerhat, tea plantations, mangrove cruising in the Sundarbans National Park and the possibility of tiger spotting. […]

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Be a Halloween Barbarian

There’s a lіttlе bit of bаrbаrіаn in all оf uѕ, and whаt bеttеr wау tо enjoy Hаllоwееn than to be dесkеd оut in thе bеѕt Hаllоwееn Cоѕtumе еvеr. 

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The best family holiday adventures for 2016

America’s Wild West Take a Navajo-guided backroads tour of Monument Valley, swim in Lake Powell, explore Bryce Canyon’s hoodoos (skinny spires of rock), watch the sunrise at the Grand Canyon — and celebrate the centennial of the US National Park Service. Grand American Adventures has a Western Family Discovery 13-day tour from £1,459, in June, […]

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Hiring a car abroad this summer? What you need to know…

Top tips for car rental this summer Car rental can be one of those additional costs that we overlook when we book our flights to the continent. We have secured our method of getting to the country we want to visit, but now we’ve to get around to all those beaches and tourist sights.

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London to Oz in 22 no-frills flights

In 1972, the Lonely Planet founder Tony Wheeler made an epic overland trip to Australia. This year, he tried the same route a rather different way

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