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15 Awesome Things To See And Do On A Newcastle Upon Tyne Staycation.

Newcastle Upon Tyne is not usually the top of most UK staycation lists, but it has a lot of aces up its sleeve to surprise any traveller and earn a reputation for a great UK staycation or city break destination. Here are the top 10 things for you to see and do in Newcastle.

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The Ultimate Guide To Hiking The Hadrian’s Wall Path, England.

Hadrian’s Wall is one of the UKs most impressive historical attractions. Stretching over 73 miles from coast to coast, it was once the final frontier of the Roman Empire, built to defend Roman occupied England against the wild Celtic Picts. Now it is one of the most important Roman remains in Britain and one of the most iconic features of northern England, serving as one of the UKs premier hiking trails with plenty of staycation options along the way. With so much to see and do along the Hadrian Wall path here is an expert guide with some suggested itineraries to get the most out of your visit.

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Discovering Ancient Egypt At The Atkinson In Southport.

On a recent visit to Southport, a traditional British seaside holiday was given a brief respite as I indulged in one of my other passions – a love for Egyptology – at the Atkinson Museum.

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Fall In Love With Liverpool On A 48 Hour City Break.

Whether you are a traveller looking for a unique UK city break or you are from closer to home and are looking for a staycation destination, there is no place on Earth quite like Liverpool! Here is a quick guide on everything to see and do on a 48 hour city break in Liverpool because there is so much I will guarantee you will instantly fall in love with this great city!

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INNSiDE Manchester Hotel Review, Manchester, England.

INNSiDE Manchester is an effortlessly relaxed, contemporarily independent and stylish accomodation option that makes it the perfect choice for a city break or UK staycation in the urban, metropolitan city of Manchester.

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A 48 Hour City Break In Manchester, England.

If you are looking for a UK city break then Manchester is an ideal choice. This industrial cog of a city is epitomised by the worker bee and nothing could be more apt for the city that constantly works to revitalise itself. With a strong industrial heritage and a modern cosmopolitan sheen, you are spoilt for choice for things to see and do in Manchester. Here is your guide to spening 48 hours in Manchester on a short city break.

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Going Back In Time At Blists Hill Victorian Town, Shropshire.

Blists Hill Victorian town is an open air museum, recreated in painstaking detail to transport you back to the age of steam and give visitors a glimpse into what life was like at the dawn of the industrial revolution. Part of the Ironbridge Gorge Museums in Shropshire, it makes for a perfect UK Day out.

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Why Shropshire Should Be Your Next Staycation Destination.

Taking a staycation in the UK has never been more popular and with a wealth of destinations travellers really are spoilt for choice, but England also has a lot of really special destinations beyond the obvious and Shropshire is a prime example. If you are looking for genteel English countryside, chocolate box villages and a fascinating history, Shropshire has it all. Here is why you should make Shropshire your next travel destination.

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The Best UK Staycation Ideas For An Ideal Summer Break.

The world has been hit hard by the COVID19, but as many destinations start to open up again after an extended lockdown, excessive travel restrictions are making many travellers make the decision to stay at home and discover the UK on a staycation instead, and there is a lot to discover on this tiny but jam packed island! So if you are looking for an ideal UK staycation here is a list of just some of the top destinations in the UK that will keep any traveller happy!

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How To Travel When You Aren’t Travelling.

Not everyone can travel the world full time, so how do you satisfy that wanderlust when you are at home?

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