With their new Europe, UK and Cruising by Rail Brochure, award-winning Great Rail Journeys (www.greatrail.com / 01904 527 180 / 0800 240 4470) has over 15 tours with No Single Supplement. From Cornwall to Italy, there is a huge variety of tours for customers to choose from, so solo travellers don’t have to miss out on incredible adventures.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) historians opened their doors this week to the MESH Theatre Co. The cast of Journey's End, were invited to identify with the characters they play in the Centenary revival of RC Sherriff’s WW1 play; to be performed at Kruitmagazijn (Ammunition Store) in Ypres, Oct 10 – Nov 12.
The Journey’s End writer was wounded at Passchendaele in August 1917. His famous trench play written a decade later is both a time-piece and a documentation of timeless themes - comradeship, sacrifice, hero-worship, trauma and the recklessness of powers-that-be. All this is told through the simple story of soldiers in a dugout just before a massive attack in 1918 (Operation Michael).
If you’re looking for the best stretch of unspoiled Cornish coastline, an uninterrupted view of the ocean and hidden coves filled with glittering waters, then Tolcarne Beach, a stone’s skim away from Newquay’s buzzy town centre, is the answer. This is why we’re packing our bags for Tolcarne this summer:
Experience a traditional Victorian Halloween at Blists Hill Victorian Town, during half-term 21st – 29th October
Join the residents of Blists Hill Victorian Town, near Ironbridge as they celebrate Halloween in traditional style during the autumn half-term, 21st - 29th October. The Victorians marked All Hallows Eve with some curious customs and unusual ritualssuch as carving turnips (rather than the modern day pumpkins) into Jack-o-lanternsto frighten away evil spirits.
Situated in the most idyllic of locations, ‘The Gateway to the Yorkshire Dales’, The Devonshire Arms Hotel & Spa is one of the North’s finest country house hotels, and is renowned for being dog-friendly, as well being champions of ‘green’ tourism (Gold Award winners ‘Green Tourism’)
The Duke and Duchess of Devonshire, themselves keen dog-lovers, support sustainability and a dog-friendly ethos throughout their businesses which include this superb country hotel, located in rural splendour on their Bolton Abbey estate.
Are you unable to keep off Instagram and spend most of your evenings pouring over travel inspiration online? A new travel tool allows you to swipe right or left, like a dating app, but instead based on your travel preferences.
Get your wanderlust fix with the new interactive created by travel brand Super Break. Discover Your Destination is designed to allow users to browse for their ideal short break through a journey of “instagramable” photographs.
The Dorset County Show 2017 will be held on the 2nd & 3rd September, with attendances expected to top 60,000 people.
Celebrating the best of agriculture and rural life, The Dorset County Show is run by Dorchester Agricultural Society and was established in 1840. The two-day show attracts 60,000 people and is held each year at the Dorchester Showground. Designed to promote agribusiness through traditional competitions, events, and demonstrations, the show offers the farming community the chance to exhibit the best of their wares to the public.