Holidays & Travel

How to Choose the Perfect Motorhome Pitch

You’ve picked the ideal campsite and you’re looking forward to the perfect break in your motorhome. You’ve pulled up to reception and they say you can choose your own pitch. But where do you go? Where is the ideal location to park your campervan or your motorhome? Here’s a checklist of what to...

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Hayes & Jarvis unveils the world’s most instagrammable bears for International Polar Bear Day

Authored by News Desk

To celebrate International Polar Bear Day today (27 February), Hayes & Jarvis has compiled some of the world's favourite bears according to Instagram posts and matched them with the perfect trip to see the furry favourite in its native environment.

Whether it's Winnie the Pooh or Rupert, a dancing grizzly bear dancing in a viral video or a childhood cuddly toy, everyone has a...

Dog-friendly holidays are the best in the South West!

Authored by News Desk

A study by dog food company tails.com has revealed the best UK location for dog friendly vacations in their ‘Ruff’ Guide to the UK’s Most Dog Friendly Holidays.

From city breaks to seaside escapes, the study uses seven criteria to determine which of the 28 most popular holiday locations offer the most for dogs (and their owners).

Key Points:

  • Edinburgh is the
  • ...

Devon tourism boost as outdoor accommodation bookings increase by 15%

Authored by News Desk

Europe’s largest outdoor accommodation provider Pitchup.com has revealed that Devon’s caravanning and camping sites saw a 15% increase in bookings in 2019, in comparison to 2018. Devon is now Pitchup.com ’s second best selling UK destination behind neighbouring Cornwall, with camping and caravanning bookings through the site bringing in more than £2.8 million to the local economy, equating to...

Why 2020 is the year you should travel solo

Authored by Mary

Whether you’ve been toying with the idea of a solo holiday, but haven’t decided to take the plunge; or perhaps you’re already one of the 15% who choose to travel alone the travel industry has seen a rise in solo travellers, and it’s easy to see why. Thanks to technological advances it’s safer and easier to travel alone, as well as allowing you to stay connected to loved ones at home. If you...

Planning on booking a holiday this year? Here are three of the most perfect cities for Devon natives to enjoy

Authored by Sarah Parker

With the remainder of 2020 stretching interminably away, it’s strange to think that we have a whole new decade ahead of us, one that’s sure to be filled with many more technological innovations, political challenges, and global crises.

While much of what’s to come is likely to be good and exciting, it seems that the world is currently in turmoil, and it can be a little stressful to...

Devon attractions are high on the agenda for travel hungry brits

Authored by Mary

Whale watching, eating a traditional Devon cream tea and exploring the Jurassic Coast are among the most popular bucket list experiences in the UK.

These findings have been revealed in a new travel report by Travelodge which operates 571 hotels across the UK including 10 across Devon.

Having a traditional cream tea was the 16th most popular bucketlist experience overall. The...

Best holiday destinations in 2020

Authored by Sarah Parker

From bustling cities, to quiet coastal spots here are some of our destinations we’re looking forward to travelling to this year. Whether you’re a solo traveller or heading off en famille, prefer car journeys over trains, and planes over ferries – there’s a holiday destination waiting for your arrival in 2020.

Rabat, Morocco

Despite being the capital city of Morocco, tourists...

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Stay Travel Savvy this Sunshine Saturday

Authored by Sarah Parker

With many travel operators like First Choice and easyJet holidays offering low-cost deals to fill the gap left after Thomas Cook’s collapse in 2019, this year’s Sunshine Saturday could be the biggest and busiest ever.

Consumer awareness champion travelinsuranceexplained.co.uk is urging consumers to make sure their travel insurance is not just an afterthought when booking their...

Top 10 unmissable national parks in the UK

Authored by Sarah Parker

The United Kingdom is well known for being a nation home to beautiful landscapes and breathtaking scenery. Across the UK there are 15 stunning national parks, which should be visited by every nature lover and adventurous traveller at least once in a lifetime. You can find these parks all over the nation and if you live in a city and find yourself missing the fresh air and tranquillity of the...

How to Spend a Family Day Out in Shoreditch, London

Authored by Sarah Parker

Shoreditch is a famously trendy area of London, known for always being one step ahead of the crowd. Home to endless quirky boutiques, niche restaurants and unique cafes, you could spend days exploring Shoreditch’s hidden gems. Here are some of the best things for the whole family to do in London’s ultimate hipster hotspot.

Columbia Road Flower Market

Arguably London’s prettiest...