Category: City Break

The Shambles in York

Day Trip to York

I recently had a week off work, staying with my family in Nottinghamshire and planned a busy week for myself seeing family and friends (and enjoying not being at work!). As my parents live in a well-connected town, I took the chance to have a day trip up to York. The last time I visited […]

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Bridge of Sighs in Cambridge

Weekend Break in Cambridge

Cambridge is one of the places I wanted to visit again in 2018, and I am lucky to have friends who live there. Over the weekend I enjoyed a pretty much last minute weekend break visiting one of my oldest friends and wandering around the city. Of course, being February, the weather was cold and […]

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Christmas lights

Christmas City Breaks

Everyone is getting into Christmas spirit, with craft fairs, decorating offices and buying friends and family gifts (I am a bit of a Grinch when it comes to the festivities of this time of year). However, the upside is wonderful city breaks to visit fantastic Christmas markets, have a go on fairground rides and enjoy mulled […]

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architecture on a building in Bath

A Day Out In Bath

I recently returned to the city of Bath, the largest in Somerset, close to Bristol. I visited before many years ago with my family and immediately fell in love with the city, one that constantly feels new despite its history and iconic architecture. The city has been attracting visitors for thousands of years, which is […]

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