Category Archives: UK Holidays

Nowhere quite like Norwich

In September I enjoyed a great trip to Norfolk to catch up with two of my favourite people; one living in Norwich who I’ve known for over 10 years and the other from a gorgeous little village called Acle, who … Continue reading

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Jubilee Weekend with my Big Sister: Liverpool & Lyme Park

To celebrate the Queen’s jubilee I decided to completely ignore what was going on in London (as much as I love the way our British Monarchy know how to party!) and invite my sister to come up and stay with … Continue reading

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York and the Eurovision

My good pal Polly was lucky enough to do her undergraduate degree in the historical town of York, not all that far from Manchester. And being the good pal that Polly is, she volunteered herself as tour guide for me … Continue reading

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Edinburgh’s Pandas

Back in April I decided to treat myself to a weekend in Edinburgh after having submitted my dissertation project for my Masters. A friend came with me and we stayed with another friend who lives in Edinburgh and ever so … Continue reading

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Short Break to the Lake District

This September I went to the Lake District for the first time.  I was initially there to do research at South Lakes Wild Animal Park, but it ended up being a family holiday, much like our Easter ones, packed with … Continue reading

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Camping in Brighton

On a whim three friends and I purchased bargain National Express bus tickets to Brighton, where we ended up camping for 3 nights. We were really lucky with the weather, which was sunny although at time a bit windy, but … Continue reading

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Easter in the Peak District

For our annual Easter walking holiday (known as Polo’s holiday, my black lab) we went to the Peak District, more specifically Longnor in Buxton.  We stayed in a fantastic converted farm house with the most wonderful 360o panoramic views of … Continue reading

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Camping in Weymouth

In the Summer of 2010 I went camping for the first time to Weymouth, staying at a small campsite in the town of Osmington.  We could not have been luckier with the weather during our week long adventure and although … Continue reading

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