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Historic Aberystwyth – the unofficial capital of Wales

Aberystwyth is a vibrant seaside town located on the west coast of Wales. The unofficial capital of Mid Wales, this small town makes up for its size – only amassing 10,000 permanent residents – with its intriguing past and prominent attractions. History Aberystwyth has a rich history, dating back to 700 BC. You can trace the footsteps of time with

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Historic Caernarfon – the playground of royals

About Located on the Menai Strait, the royal town and port of Caernarfon is small but bustling. With a population of only 10,000, the town has a long and illustrious history, drawing visitors from all over the UK and even further afield. The town also retains its Welsh character, with the majority of the population speaking Welsh as their first

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Boddam – The little Scottish village with a 6000-year-old secret

A quiet village that sits on the chilly side of the UK coast, Boddam is mainly known as one of northeast Scotland’s commuter settlements for nearby Peterhead and Aberdeen. But, with its traditional stone-built cottages, 200-year-old lighthouse, and nearby ancient remnants from a time when primitive farming tools were considered cutting-edge tech, Boddam is a place with its own story

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Cardiff – the beating heart of Wales

Cardiff is the capital and largest city in Wales. with a population of 362,400 people according to the 2021 census. Set within the historic county of Glamorgan, the city is the beating heart of Wales, attracting 21.3 million visitors in 2017 alone. Cardiff is well known for its television and film production, with popular shows and films such as Doctor

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Barmouth – an iconic seaside resort of Wales

About On the west coast of Wales, sandwiched between the picturesque mountains and the sea, lies a thriving little seaside town – Barmouth. Renowned for its long stretches of beach and traditional seaside feel, tourists flock to this town during the summer months. Barmouth otherwise only has a small population of around 3000. Geographically, Barmouth is a gem. Located in

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Visit The Outer Hebrides

The Outer Hebrides are some of the most remote areas of the United Kingdom. The islands offer tranquility, beautiful scenery and unforgettable beaches. Also, for adventure travelers you can hike and cycle the famous Hebridean Way and explore some of Scotland’s best by means of slow travel. It’s no wonder that Britain’s islands are calling to travelers from around the

Banff. Scotland

Banff – Where Scottish Kings Clashed with Viking Raiders

A Scottish coastal town sitting at the tip-top of the UK coast, Banff is renowned for its clean sandy beaches, centuries-old architecture, and deep historic Aberdeenshire roots dating back to when barbarians roamed the British Isles. A town dripping in history and tradition, Banff is where you can learn about and appreciate some of the events that helped shape northeast

Scarborough – A Classic Yorkshire Seaside Tourist Town

History Scarborough, a seaside town on the Yorkshire coast,  is thought to have first been founded by a Viking raider called Thorgils Skarthi. It’s part of an Icelandic Saga. However as far as archaeology goes, there’s evidence the area was inhabited in the Stone Age and Bronze Age. There was a Roman signal station on the headland, but a lot

Cayton Bay Yorkshire coast

Cayton Bay – A Quiet Unspoiled Bay

Cayton Bay is a quiet hamlet located between popular seaside resorts, Scarborough and Filey. The beach is large and quiet, meaning it’s the perfect place to go to get away from it all. It could be a good place to settle for a couple of days, or to use as a base to visit the busier places up the coast.

Easington, Yorkshire

Easington – An Isolated Community

Easington is an isolated Yorkshire community with plenty to see and do. The people who live here have to deal with long travel times to get to secondary school, and access essential services like hospitals. There are also no supermarkets. However, it’s one of the best places for the views, and a walk along Spurn point–a narrow stretch of land

Barmston Sands

Barmston – A Town Falling into the Sea

Barmston as a beautiful Yorkshire town in East Riding, not too far from Bridlington. What was once a wonderful tourist trap, the perfect place to go on holiday without being a big town, has now become well known for its coastal erosion. It’s the worst spot in England for coastal erosion thanks to the soft clay cliffs. That doesn’t mean

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Kingston Upon Hull – Yorkshire’s Industrious Port City

Kingston-Upon-Hull (also known colloquially as just ‘Hull’) sits on the north bank of the Humber Estuary, giving it a prime spot for transporting to mainland Europe. It’s no surprise that the area has been inhabited by humans for over 1000 years, since the location offered plenty of access by ship and to In 2017, Hull became the UK City of

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