Holidays & Travel

All smiles as top Devon park's delighted guests return

Authored by Mary

They may now clap their hands instead of shouting "Bingo!", and order their food on apps - but guests at Ladram Bay Holiday Park in Devon couldn't be more delighted to be back.

That's the finding of director Zoe House who says that she and her team have been overwhelmed by the messages of support and thanks received from customers since re-opening.

The Budleigh Salterton...

Stagecoach, Big Beach Bus

Staycations start with Stagecoach South West

Authored by Mary

If you’re planning a staycation this Summer or just heading out along the glorious Devon coast, then there is no better way to see the sights, than from the top deck of the Stagecoach Big Beach Bus, starting again from 26th July 2020.

Feel the refreshing breeze from across the English Channel while you take in a fantastic scenic route from Exmouth to Sandy Bay, in what has been...

Bhanu Choudhrie’s Alpha Aviation Uses Flight Simulators for New Pilot Training and Experienced Pilots Meeting Recency Requirements

Authored by Sarah Parker

The world is reeling from the COVID-19 outbreak. There have been widespread epidemics in the past, but this is the first pandemic in more than 100 years. Across the globe, people have been ordered to stay in their homes. Businesses have been forced to shut their doors. For some companies and corporations, the losses from what they thought would be a temporary closure turned out to be so great...

Gloucester named best holiday spot in the South West

Authored by News Desk

Gloucester is the best destination for those looking to holiday in the South West this year, as the city boasts the best value for money when it comes to sun hours and temperatures across the region, new research shows.

The Sun For Your Spend analysis, conducted by holiday letting agency Island Cottage Holidays , uses Met Office data and Tourism Office costings to calculate which...

Exeter Airport

Exeter Airport announces Exeter-Belfast City Airport route

Authored by Mary

Exeter Airport is to see the introduction of a service to Belfast City Airport from 28 August 2020 it was announced today.

Stobart Air, operator of Aer Lingus Regional, will base five ATR72-600 aircraft at Belfast City Airport.

The airline will operate up to 4 weekly return flights from Exeter Airport to Belfast City Airport this autumn with fares starting from £34.99 one...

Falcon, South West

Stagecoach South West announces major uplift to it’s Falcon Coach service in the South West

Authored by Mary

Stagecoach South West has announced that, with more people travelling for business, retail and leisure, from 27th July 2020 they will be introducing a major uplift to their popular Falcon coach services, seeing the route return to 100% service levels. The South West Falcon is an innovative interurban coach service that connects Plymouth, Exeter, Cullompton and Taunton with Bristol Airport and...

Latest bus timetables available online

Authored by Mary

Bus passengers are able to access the latest timetable information on “e-booklets” published online.

The timetables, covering all of the districts across the county and all service operators, have been published online on Devon County Council’s Travel Devon website .

The information is the most up-to-date available, but service times can change.

The website has...

How to plan your Spain tour yourself

Authored by Sarah Parker

Spain is one of the most popular and diverse travel destinations in the world. This is reason enough to get into the rental car and explore the geographically and culturally different regions on your own. Here are a few tips on how to easily plan your tour of Spain yourself and introduce you to the most beautiful car routes on the Spanish mainland.

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Celebrity chef Michael Caines launches new website inviting holidaymakers to enjoy a Devon staycation

Authored by Mary

Holidaymakers looking to spend a summer staycation in Devon will soon find all the information they need at the click of a mouse.

Celebrity chef Michael Caines MBE is spearheading a new initiative which he hopes will encourage those who would usually be planning a foreign break to look closer to home.

His new website, Destination Devon, will feature guides, reviews, tips,...

Plan and prepare: 'Staycation' tips for Dartmoor

Authored by Mary

As more measures aimed at easing lockdown come into effect from July 4, people planning a holiday to Dartmoor are encouraged to ‘know before they go’ so they can enjoy their stay safely. Updated guidance published by Dartmoor National Park will help people – particularly those who want to camp in a motorhome, campervan or tent – explore the moor sustainably and stress-free. If you plan to...