holidays

Green is theme as Devon park celebrates new holiday year

Authored by Mary

Songs, dance and music helped Ladram Bay Holiday Park raise the curtains this March on its 77th year of providing quality family holidays by the sea.

Employees at the Budleigh Salterton park were given a sneak preview of the floor show lined up for this year by its in-house entertainment team.

The occasion was the park's annual conference which traditionally takes place in...

Chaotic British weather sees sales of European holidays surge - despite Brexit uncertainty

Authored by News Desk

New data released today has revealed a whopping 112% increase in sales of European city and beach holidays compared to 2019 - with Hungary being the destination with the largest increase in interest from UK holidaymakers.

Despite officially leaving the European Union on 31 January, the data shows that it has not affected Brits wanting to escape the UK for Europe's historical...

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...

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...

Future Make with Real Ideas

Kickstart your future with Future Make - Future Make, presented by Real Ideas, is a series of creative-techy-making clubs and activities for children aged 7 – 11.

What can I do at Future Make? - From flying drones and creating digital immersive experiences, to designing extreme structures and thinking up exciting new ideas, take the confidence, experience and insight you gain and start to shape your creative future.

Events at Future Make - We’ve got some great holiday club days coming up – book yourself onto a day of...

Plymouth is a couch potato city according to new research

Authored by Mike Page

New research has revealed just how sedentary Plymouthians are, with more than half (57 percent) admitting they spend MOST of their spare time on the sofa and do next to no exercise.

In fact, 43 percent of exhausted Plymouth adults said they love spending their weekends ‘just chilling’ after a hectic week and 56 percent admit they are a couch potato.

And while six in 10 say...

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...

Madeira: Funchal and Islands experience break to launch from Exeter Airport

Authored by Mary

An exciting opportunity to experience the island paradise of Madeira is being offered to holidaymakers flying from Exeter Airport.

Super Break has announced the launch of a brand-new route to the region, on a break that includes Madeira: Funchal and the Islands.

The new chartered service by Super Break will offer a direct flight from Exeter Airport to Madeira, helping more...

South West is home to some of Brits' happiest places

Authored by News Desk

The South West of England is home to some of Brits' ultimate “happy places”, according to a new study.

New research from SACO, The Serviced Apartment Company polled UK holidaymakers to discover the places in the UK which evoke special memories and ultimately make us “happy”.

The poll of 1,500 British adults revealed that Cornwall is our top ‘go-to’ holiday destination for...

Start your week with thrilling jumps racing at Newton Abbot

Celebrate the start of a new week with an afternoon of horseracing in Devon at Newton Abbot Racecourse on Monday 25 July. Racing for the afternoon starts at 14:15 and gates open at 12:15. The last race is at 17:30. Join us as the summer holidays get underway – Children aged 16 and under plus students with a valid student ID / NUS card enjoy free entry. Tickets are available at our online ticket store until 17:00 on Sunday 24 July. There will also be tickets available at the gate on the day. Tickets are priced at £18 for the Paddock Enclosure and £12 for the Course Enclosure. For more...

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