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Boutique Retreats new properties and summer availability

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Boutique Retreats – a collection of over 60 highly sophisticated self-catering properties across Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Somerset, Hampshire and the Cotswolds – introduces several striking new properties.

Plus, there’s still availability – albeit limited – over the summer months throughout the portfolio – take a look!

Whether you’re looking for a long weekend away or a full week’s holiday, there are bijou cottages for two, large properties sleeping

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Lyme Regis Mackerel Festival 2015

Lyme Regis Mackerel Festival – Dorset from £90 pp at the Alexandra

Fresh seafood, fishing and family-friendly seaside activities are at the heart of the Lyme Regis Mackerel Festival (4-6 September).

Championed by local celebrity chef Mark Hix, the festival showcases the plentiful fish and seafood harvest of Lyme Bay. Aside from the obvious mouth-watering mackerel feasts, fishy-focused events include mackerel fishing competitions, cookery demonstrations and cook-offs between

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New Devon based Daffy-down-dilly’s Online Sweet Emporium

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The nation is set to get that little bit sweeter as Devon based confectionery shop Daffy-down-dilly throws open the doors of its online emporium. Located in the seaside town of Sidmouth, the award winning family owned business has grown in leaps and bounds since opening in 2014. Now, the owners are ecstatic to launch a brand new website featuring over 300 types of confectionery. From

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New Stone Avenue found at UNESCO World Heritage Site

New Silbury Avenue

A remarkable new Stone Avenue has been located by photographic evidence at the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Avebury in Wiltshire. Previously, two other Stone Avenues known as the ‘West Kennet Avenue’ and the ‘Beckhampton Avenue’ are known to archaeologists as they still have some of the massive stones that line these avenues present, but this new Avenue was never thought to exist.

Robert John Langdon, an

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Actress Nerys Hughes hosting local charity festive concert

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Local children from Colerne C of E School will join the Bath Male Choir and Bath Chorus at the National Osteoporosis Society’s annual Christmas concert, Sing! on Wednesday 26 November 2014. The evening will take place in beautiful Bath Abbey hosted by former Liver Bird and veteran comedy star, Nerys Hughes, who is a patron of the charity.

Highly respected choir leader and musician, Grenville Jones,

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Cheeky Little Campers campaign inspiring youngsters to get outdoors and attracting attention of South West government

Year four children at Shakespeare Primary School in Plymouth, met Alison Seabeck MP to explain how they made their fun video on how to pitch a Vango tent

MPs from the South West are meeting pupils in primary schools who have taken part in the ‘Cheeky Little Campers’ campaign to find out what they’ve learn’t whilst making pitching videos and trying camping in their new Vango tent.

At the start of the summer, leading camping and outdoor brand Vango joined forces with Britain’s biggest outdoor learning programme, Natural Connections, based at Plymouth University and The

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Enjoy a magical Christmas season at Russell’s in the heart of the Cotswolds

Russell’s, a restaurant with rooms, is set on the High Street in the picture-postcard Cotswolds village of Broadway which is lit with twinkling white lights in the festive season and attracts guests looking for a hint of Christmas past – in plush surroundings of course.

Russell’s serves modern British cuisine in its stylish and well-appointed restaurant and offers a very special Christmas menu. As well as the

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NameLess Helps Promote Local Cycling

NameLess Helps Promote Local Cycling

NameLess Helps Promote Local Cycling

 

Nameless, the local award winning notoriety public relations agency, has been promoted by Bristol City Council, North Somerset, Bath & North East, and South Gloucestershire to help promote cycling within the West Country. Nameless has been hired to create a comprehensive website with information about local cycling. The website will be funded via the DoT’s Local Sustainable Transport Fund.

The New www.betterbybike.info was launched

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Looe – A Cornish Gem

Looe Cornwall offers everything from beaches to great food and quaint holiday homes

The Cornish gem that is the thriving, quaint, and travel poster perfect little bolt-hole town of Looe is certainly one of our southernmost counties most popular destinations. With a thriving tourist market that boasts all kinds of accommodation. From pitching a tent, to first class country hotels and even a small selection of Cornwall

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Inclusion for people with special needs promoted by Holifield Camping Weekend

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In its 6th year the Holifield Camping Weekend allows carers, families and people with additional needs a fun and supportive environment to connect with local community groups, service providers, artists, colleges and schools. Holifield Camping Weekend , previously known as Holi-day, is an annual 2 day non-profit event and camp over, aimed at people with additional needs and learning difficulties.

Like any family friendly festival, the weekend

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