Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

The UK & Ireland leg of the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour is a chance to fuel your wanderlust without even leaving your home town. This is an event that brings mountain sports to you on the big screen, with stunning backdrops and huge characters to inspire your next adventure. And this year’s programme certainly did not disappoint…

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Forest Holidays: A Woodland Hideaway

A visit to Forest Holidays is all about finding a little sanctuary deep in the forest. A place to relax and recharge your batteries, but also to reconnect with nature and rediscover your place in the natural world.  So for the next stop in my tour of the best of South West of England sustainable tourism, I headed to the most northerly county in the region for a forest holiday in the Forest of Dean…

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The London Eye: A Bird’s Eye View

International visitors have long been fascinated by the diverse appeal that London has to offer, while British tourists often neglect their capital city in favour of an overseas package tour. But this summer the staycation is hotly tipped to make a come back. So I decided it was high time I spent a day being a tourist in my own capital, and what better place to start than a ride on the London Eye…

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10 ways the EU benefits UK travellers

On 23 June 2016, the British people will vote in a national referendum to decide whether the UK remains a member of the European Union. This has been billed as one of the biggest decisions of a generation, so I decided to find out what ‘Brexit’ could mean for British tourists and how membership of the EU benefits UK travellers…

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A Finalist’s View of the UK Blog Awards

In just three years, the UK Blog Awards have grown to become the premier event in the British blogging calendar. I was thrilled that my blog was recognised as a finalist in 2016 in the brand new Green & Eco category, and went along to the awards ceremony in London to see the winners announced. Here is my finalist’s account of the event, including the big results!

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Eynsham Hall: A Hidden Treasure in Oxfordshire

For most of us, getting lost is considered a nuisance. But sometimes  it is a wrong turn that leads us to discover something new and magical. So it is with great pleasure that I share the latest guest post on Amanda’s Wanderlust, as Brooke Herron from A Different Kind of Travel reminds us that there can be hidden treasures (like Eynsham Hall) around every corner. 

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Trees for the Earth: Celebrate trees on Earth Day

Today is the 46th annual Earth Day, and this year we are being encouraged to remember that Earth Day is more than just a single day, but a wider call to action. The theme of the campaign in 2016 is Trees for the Earth, with the launch of the most ambitious Earth Day target yet – a plan to plant 7.8 billion trees worldwide.

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5 Reasons to do the Eden Project SkyWire

Botanical gardens are not normally associated with high adrenaline activities, but then The Eden Project is no normal botanical gardens! Here you can fly over the biomes on England’s longest and fastest zip wire, plummet at 50mph from a 65ft cliff on a giant swing, or free fall from a 12-metre platform! In case you’re feeling tempted (or even if you’re not), I’ve put together my top 5 reasons to do the Eden Project SkyWire this Summer.

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Discover the Eden Project in Spring

The Eden Project is one of the best known visitor attractions in the South West of England. But it has stayed true to it’s original brief, an educational charity which connects us with the living world and enables us to explore how we can work towards a better future. I went along to the Eden Project in Spring to see how it continues this mission, 15 years since it first opened…

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