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7 travel features tagged “Weekends”

Five British island weekends

Discover sites of Arthurian legend and Christian pilgrimage or gaze at rare wildlife and starry skies.
Read more… 08 February 2013

Alternative Olympic bases

As London hotels sell out at sky-high prices, other UK cities are offering rooms for less than £100 per night, less than two hours by train from the Olympic events.
Read more… 19 June 2012

Four unmissable day trips from London

From the dreaming spires of Oxford to sophisticated, sexy Brighton, from upper crust Windsor and Eton to classy Bath, you can easily hop on a train or bus to a range of real gems.
Read more… 27 April 2012

Five railway escapes

Travel fast to Provence on a French TGV train or take it slow over afternoon tea in a vintage stream-drawn railway carriage on these UK-based weekend trips.
Read more… 15 March 2012

Five great British islands

Great Britain is made up of more than six thousand islands, many of which offer a palpable feeling of stepping back in time.
Read more… 24 June 2011

Alfresco activities in Britain

From vintage narrowboats and fairy-tale treehouses to safaris along the Scottish coastline, make the most of summer in the UK.
Read more… 14 June 2011

Going underground: Explore London between meetings

No matter which tube line your next London meeting is near, put aside time for exploration: chances are one of the city’s treasures is awaiting you just a few short stops away.
Read more… 03 August 2010

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