Best Picnic Spots in England
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by fatbuzz
2w ago
Enjoy eating al fresco and enjoying some lunch outdoors? Great, because July is National Picnic Month! If you’re headed to England this summer, why not stop off at some of these idyllic, perfect picnic spots! Dean’s Park, York  What better way to enjoy a picnic than at the foot of the magnificent York Minster? Dean’s Park is located to the north side of York Minster in York in the north of England. It’s a fairly small but relaxing green space to enjoy a picnic especially on a summer’s day. The park was originally a private area for those associated with the Minster and housed the Old Pala ..read more
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A Guide to Traditional Scottish Food
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by fatbuzz
2w ago
No trip to Scotland is complete without sampling some of our traditional Scottish cuisine. From the meaty meals like haggis and black pudding to the sweet treats such as tablet and shortbread. Scotland has rich culinary traditions that the locals are proud of. Below we have listed some of Scotland’s most traditional foods everyone must try at least once! Haggis Haggis is perhaps Scotland’s most iconic national dish that is often served on special occasions like Burns Night and St Andrew’s Day. There are a few myths and legends surrounding haggis. The main one being that haggis is a wild four-l ..read more
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Scotland’s Best Walking and Hiking Trails
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by fatbuzz
3w ago
Whether you want to follow one of Scotland’s great trails or enjoy more leisurely strolls in the country, Scotland’s is packed with excellent walking opportunities. Below we have put together a list of Scotland’s best walking trails, these are just a select few as the list could go on forever! Old Man of Storr, Isle of Skye There are lots of great walking routes on the Isle of Skye but the Old Man of Storr trail has got to be one of the best and most famous walks on the island. The Old Man of Storr is large spiky pinnacles of rock that can be seen from miles away as it’s set against the backdr ..read more
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The Ideal Family Getaway in the English Outdoors
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by fatbuzz
3w ago
From walking trails to water sports, sandy beaches to jaw-dropping lakes, countryside to National Parks, the English outdoors has it all. Sometimes bathing around a swimming pool day in day out just doesn’t cut it for the adrenaline seeking families who relish in outdoor adventure. Can you relate? If you’re nodding your head thinking ‘yes!’, find out why you need to take your family on a trip into the incredible English outdoors this Summer. Weather Despite common belief, the weather in England isn’t actually all that bad. Climates can vary depending on which part of the country you visit, alt ..read more
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Hidden golf gems in Wales
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by fatbuzz
1M ago
With spectacular scenery and unspoilt landscapes, it’s easy to see why Wales is such a popular golfing destination. While there are plenty of famous courses such as Celtic Manor and Royal St. David’s, some of the best courses can be found off the beaten track. We’ve picked out some of our favourite hidden gems to help you plan your next golf trip. Nefyn & District Golf Club Nefyn & District Golf Club is dramatically situated on the cliff tops of the Llyn Peninsula. Originally founded as a nine-hole course in 1907, the course now has three distinct 9 holes named Front (holes 1-9), Old ..read more
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4 Important Factors to Consider When Choosing a Golf Resort in the UK
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by fatbuzz
1M ago
There are lots of golf resorts in the UK, so many that there are a few important factors you may want to consider before choosing one to visit. Golf breaks are exciting trips, but they can often be pricey and, for some, a golf break may even be a once in a lifetime experience. So, you really want to be getting the most out of your money. Below we’ve listed 4 important factors to consider when choosing a golf resort in the UK to ensure your golf break is one to remember. Location First things first, you’re going to want to decide on a location. Scotland, England, Ireland and Wales all have amaz ..read more
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Top 5 Christmas Markets in the UK
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by fatbuzz
1M ago
There’s no better way to ease yourself into the winter festivities than to wander round the UK’s best Christmas markets. Each Christmas market has something a bit different to offer than the next so we’ve put together our top list of favorites to make you decision a bit easier. Edinburgh, Scotland Edinburgh Christmas Markets are world renowned for bringing Christmas cheer to the Scottish capital. It’s a great opportunity to embrace the annual festivities with a bit of Scottish flair. There are opportunities to meet Santa in his grotto, fairground rides for all ages and events on the Royal Mile ..read more
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Top 5 Winter Break Ideas in Scotland
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by fatbuzz
2M ago
If you’re like us and are hopeful that travel will have resumed by 2021, we’ve put together a list of our top 5 Winter break ideas in Scotland to help inspire your next trip. Scotland is beautiful all year round, but there’s something particularly special about the winter months. Christmas Markets Christmas markets have become a fundamental part of the festive season all across the world. Many travellers choose to go on a winter/Christmas break purely for the markets. In Scotland, our Christmas markets are loved by locals and attract more tourists every year, with stalls popping up in Edinbur ..read more
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USA in the UK
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by fatbuzz
2M ago
Spending Presidents’ Day Weekend (and maybe a few extra days on either end) in the United Kingdom might seem a bit ironic, but if you’re using your holiday time wisely it can be a perfect time to get away. Equally you can embrace American history from here in the UK. You can even honor the US presidents in spots all around England! Believe it or not, there’s many statues and memorials of United States Presidents dotted around the UK. So if you’re abroad for an American holiday and want a bit of a connection to home, consider visiting a few of these sites: Churchill and Roosevelt Bench in Mayfa ..read more
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The Highland Games
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by fatbuzz
5M ago
The Highlands Games are an integral part of Scotland’s culture having been around for hundreds of years, since the 1800s. The sense of heritage and community that comes with the experience at each Highland Games hits home the popularity this tradition still has. Every Highland Game is a bit different with their own traditions and many take place in picturesque locations across Scotland. Memorable for their sporting events but embellished with bagpipes, kilts and whisky, the games see participants throw and lift different shaped weights. The day is normally opened by the Chieftain which can be ..read more
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