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Britain’s Most Scenic Walks: The Lake District, Cumbria

Summer is the perfect time to explore the natural, beautiful countryside of Britain on foot. There are hundreds of miles of trails with views that will leave yo...

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24th June 2014

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Best Loved Hotels Supporting Just a Drop

Best Loved Hotels Chairman, Richard Tobias, has been a loyal supporter and champion of international water aid charity, Just a Drop, since its inception in 1998...

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23rd June 2014

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Explore the Wonders of Killarney National Park, Ireland

This summer, we want to enjoy the great outdoors as much as possible. What better way to do that then to explore the majestic views and history of the oldest na...

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20th June 2014

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Britain’s Historical Houses: Little Moreton Hall, Cheshire

The British Landscape is rich with ancient and majestic houses, hidden away in the nooks of cities and in the depths of the countryside. Britain’s Historical ...

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17th June 2014

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Britain’s Historical Houses: Berkeley Castle, Gloucestershire

The British Landscape is rich with ancient and majestic houses, hidden away in the nooks of cities and in the depths of the countryside. Britain’s Historical ...

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13th June 2014

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Britain’s Historical Houses: Hagley Hall, West Midlands

We’ve got a new blog series underway. The British Landscape is rich with ancient and majestic houses, hidden away in the nooks of cities and in the depths of ...

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10th June 2014

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Britain’s Churches: Lincoln Cathedral, Lincoln

Britain’s Churches have a long history, some even more than 1000 years. No wonder there are so many myths and legends told about Britain’s historic churches...

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6th June 2014

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Relish Wales Second Helping

Do you love to cook? Are you a fan of delicious food? Then you cannot miss this week’s blog where we will tell you all about the Cliff Restaurant at St Brides...

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3rd June 2014

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Britain’s Best Views: Stonehenge, Wiltshire

Discover the best views of Britain, from the world’s most famous prehistoric stone monument to endless grassland. In this blog, we will tell you all about the...

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30th May 2014

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Britain’s Churches: The Rosslyn Chapel, Roslin

Britain’s Churches have a long history, some even more than 1000 years. No wonder there are so many myths and legends told about Britain’s historic churches...

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27th May 2014

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Britain’s Churches: The Glastonbury Abbey, Somerset

Britain’s Churches have a long history, some even more than 1000 years. No wonder there are so many myths and legends told about Britain’s historic churches...

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23rd May 2014

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Britain’s Best Views: The London Eye, London

Discover the best views of Britain, from a 360 degree view of the city to Europe’s tallest observation wheel. In this blog, we will tell you all about the vie...

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20th May 2014

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The natural wonders of Britain: Giant’s Causeway, Antrim, Northern Ireland

Discover Britain’s beautiful natural wonders, from soothing waves to basalt causeway. In this blog, we will tell you all about the natural wonder of Giant’s...

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16th May 2014

Shooters – A Guest Blog by Simon Bennett of Augill Castle

What happens when the Shooting Party from Hell arrives at Augill Castle feeling very chuffed with themselves?  Find out as part of our ongoing series from Simo...

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13th May 2014

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Britain’s Best Views: Carlton Hill, Edinburgh, Scotland

Discover the best views of Britain, from historical monuments to a 360 degree view of the city. In this blog, we will tell you all about the views of Carlton Hi...

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13th May 2014

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The natural wonders of Britain: Cheddar Gorge, Somerset

Discover Britain’s beautiful natural wonders, from remarkable cliffs to stunning stalactite caverns. In this blog, we will tell you all about the natural wond...

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9th May 2014

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Shropshire chef Jason Hodnett on Great British Menu

Head chef, Jason Hodnett, of Best Loved hotel The Raven Hotel & Restaurant in Much Wenlock, Shropshire, had his TV debut on BBC TWO’s Great British Menu o...

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6th May 2014

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The natural wonders of Britain: Seven Sisters, Sussex

Discover Britain’s beautiful natural wonders, from magnificent cliffs to fascinating beaches. In this blog, we will tell you all about the natural wonder of S...

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1st May 2014

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Le tour de France – The Grand Depart: Stage 3

Let the countdown continue to The Grand Depart 2014; it is just two months away! This blog will take you through the route of Stage 3 of Le Tour de France: The ...

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29th April 2014

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The natural wonders of Britain: The Needles, Isle of Wight

Discover Britain’s beautiful natural wonders, from mysterious caves to precipitous coastlines. In this blog, we will tell you all about the natural wonder of ...

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25th April 2014

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Le tour de France – The Grand Depart Series: Stage 2

In the second stage of the race, riders will leave from the historically renowned city, York, and travel through 200km of tricky road, passing through Goldsboro...

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22nd April 2014

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Beautiful British Castles

Britain has got rich cultural heritage, for example, the beautiful castles spread out throughout the land. From the well-known Tower of London; to a castle you ...

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17th April 2014

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Le Tour de France – The Grand Depart Series: Stage 1

Mark your calendars; the world’s greatest cycle race will start on 5th and 6th July 2014 in the world’s largest UK county, Yorkshire. This is an event that ...

By bestloved

15th April 2014

Explore Lancashire with your taste buds

Located at the north west of England is a small suburban county called Lancashire, its name is taken from the nearby city of Lancaster and oftentimes, Lancashir...

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11th April 2014

“Today’s rain is tomorrow’s whisky”

For those of you who don’t know, whisky is a type of distilled alcoholic beverage which is made from fermented grain mash. There are many whisky distilleries ...

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8th April 2014

Top five food festivals

Spring has finally arrived and temperatures are slowly but surely going up. This can only mean one thing, it’s festival time! We have handpicked a top five of...

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4th April 2014

Top five music festivals 2014

Spring has finally arrived and temperatures are slowly but surely going up. This can only mean one thing, festival time! We have handpicked a top five of Britai...

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3rd April 2014

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The Secret is Out: The Stunning Secret Gardens at The Salutation, Sandwich

In the long history of teamwork there are certain great symbiotic partnerships which spring to mind – Gilbert and Sullivan, Astaire and Rogers, Morcambe a...

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20th March 2014

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“Undressed for Dinner” by Simon Bennett

In 1997 Simon & Wendy Bennett moved out of London and bought a near derelict castle at the foot of the Cumbrian fells. Today Augill Castle is a country hous...

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15th February 2014

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A Shropshire Country Manor Leads the Way in Going Green

In recent years “ecotourism” and environmental “sustainability” have become such omnipresent buzzwords it sometimes becomes difficult to distinguish bet...

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31st January 2014