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Birmingham: A Guide To The Modern UK City

Birmingham: A Guide To The Modern UK City

Once a sociologist’s paradise of bleak tower blocks and desolate underpasses, Birmingham was commonly regarded as a concrete wilderness. Yet …

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The White Horse Inn – A front runner in the British pub stakes

The White Horse Inn – A front runner in the British pub stakes

One of the very best things about the long British winter is the excuse it gives to hole up by …

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BARNSLEY HOUSE – THE COTSWOLDS, UNITED KINGDOM

BARNSLEY HOUSE – THE COTSWOLDS, UNITED KINGDOM

This is England at its best. The scent of blousy pink roses, a vegetable garden like a Mr McGregor pastiche …

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The Royal Crescent – Bath

The Royal Crescent – Bath

WHAT IS IT? The location, plumb in the middle of the Royal Crescent, made me giddy with its loveliness: this …

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LEEDS – The Guide That You Need If You’re Visiting This Vibrant City

LEEDS – The Guide That You Need If You’re Visiting This Vibrant City

Leeds folk are proud of their city and would balk at the idea that anyone would even consider visiting Manchester …

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DOWN-12-WATERING HOLES

DOWN-12-WATERING HOLES

The great British pub culture goes back to an untraceably long history of inns and taverns of the Victorian era. …

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The Black Mountain

The Black Mountain

The Black Mountain is a darkly suggestive name. It hints at venemous crags and seething folds of inhospitable upland, the …

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Saint Helena Island  

Saint Helena Island  

On the Radar The craggy Atlantic outcrop synonymous with an emperor’s exile is now much easier for regular travellers to …

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Nature Perfected – Lancelot “Capability” Brown

Nature Perfected – Lancelot “Capability” Brown

Born 300 years ago this summer, Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown was England’s greatest gardener, and his visionary landscapes changed the face …

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Off-season Cornwall

Off-season Cornwall

Visit Britain’s western tip when the crowds dwindle, to discover how mining and maritime exploration have shaped the region, plus …

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