Dorset Knob Throwing – £56 pp with Classic Cottages
Bizarrely-named Dorset Knobs are triple-baked biscuits, exclusively made by Moores in Morcombelake. This year’s annual Dorset Knob Throwing competition, held in the village of Cattistock, takes place on Sunday 4 May in conjunction with the Frome Valley Food Festival, and will include Knob Eating, Knob Painting, and a Knob & Spoon Race.
Make a weekend of it by staying
Spring has arrived, and summer is around the corner. Here, we take a look at a popular and stylish garden inspiration: the English country garden. You might not be Alan Titchmarsh, but using a bit of inventiveness will help you make a few improvements for your garden. Take a look at our mood board for some English garden inspiration:
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Gardener’s gloves and bag
Found down at the southern end of Cornwall, The Roseland Peninsula must rank as one of the more unusual sites in the whole county. The climate is excellent, at least by British standards, and very much resembles a mild Mediterranean climate for much of the year. This warmer weather produces a diverse selection of flora and fauna across the entire peninsula region.
The main village found on the
As Economy Improves More Brits Enjoying UK Staycations
As the economy in Britain continues to improve more and more people in the UK are choosing to take luxurious staycation holidays that feature the best that Britain has to offer. During the summer of 2013 over 41 million chose to take a UK holiday traveling to the stunning coasts of Devon, Yorkshire’s rolling hills, and to all
Europcar, is now the official car hire partner for Visit Somerset (www.visitsomerset.co.uk), the county’s official tourism website. With half-term just around the corner, Europcar is helping families explore the West Country and enjoy Somerset’s hidden delights for less. Motorists renting with Europcar and visiting Somerset will soon be able to receive a large number of discounted offers, helping travellers explore for less. These include a retail
Bennetts launches bike status check
BENNETTS LAUNCHES BIKE STATUS CHECK
Protecting used bike buyers from the risk of purchasing a bike with a hidden history
The Bike Status Check has been set up by Bennetts, the UK’s No. 1 Bike Insurance Specialist. This is basically a vehicle history check aimed specifically at motorbike riders. and this essential history can be yours for just £2.99. Individual bike details can be brought
For overseas visitors to the South West, a few days in London will most likely be part of your trip – especially if your travelling to the UK via one of the London airports or Eurostar. Here is a suggestion of a place to visit in London’s West End – ideal if you have spent a hectic day shopping in London’s West End.
Westminster Cathedral is
The English Riviera and the Devon countryside provide one of the most delightful getaway areas in all of the UK, and the Devon Hills holiday park is one of the five-star resorts and establishments for which the region is deservedly famous. Just now it’s getting yet another infusion of capital from the Haulfryn Group – £1 million on top of the recently invested £5 million that
England has more than its share of castles, to be sure, but few have a more colourful and dramatic history than the ancient and battle-scarred ruin of Corfe Castle on the Isle of Purbeck in Dorset County.
Overlooking the village of Corfe and open to public tours, the ruins are said to be haunted. If they are it’s not surprising, considering the castle’s long and eventful life.
Ambitious growth plan for 2014 with new hotels from Daish’s Holidays
Daish’s Holidays, the family owned, award winning holiday company has said it sees substantial growth for the 2014 season. They have acquired not one but two new hotels. Both are located in very desirable and convenient locations on the seafront at Weymouth in Dorset.
Perhaps the better known of the two is the Hotel Prince Regent,