Travel review: Luxury break in Lake District

Nick Westby and his young family follow in Beatrix’s footsteps on a luxury weekend break in the heart of the Lake District.

Jess Gibson on her travels (copyright: The Travelista)

Meet the Yorkshire blogger who gets paid to travel the world

Posting envy-inducing Instagram snaps from exotic locations, she's living a life many of us can only dream about.
The New York skyline from the dinner cruise

Travel review: Taking my first bite out of the Big Apple

They call it the city that never sleeps.
An all-weather day dress - 
For sightseeing come rain or shine, preferably in easy-dry cotton, and something that looks good worn by itself on warmer days, or teamed with leggings, jeans or capris when it's cooler. Choose a throw-on-and-go style.
Rails Lydia stripe dress, �160, available at, with a selection at Whites in Harrogate.

The 10 key fashion pieces you need for a city break

Clever choices of clothing and accessories can improve the experience of even the most luxurious city break. Stephanie Smith picks out key pieces.

A view of the lodges from the lake

Travel review: Finding an oasis of calm in the North Yorkshire countryside

Ducks are incredibly exciting when you are a year old - especially when they are right on your decking, making a pitch for a bit of your apple.
A Bahla Fort, Oman. PIC: PA

Travel review: Oman - destination eco-tourism

A rough-hewn jewel in the Middle East’s otherwise showy crown, Oman has its sights set on becoming an eco-tourism destination. Sarah Marshall explores.


Fighter jets scrambled to to intercept Ryanair plane over southern England

Sonic booms rocked parts of eastern and southern England this morning as fighter jets were scrambled to intercept a Ryanair plane.

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More than 23,000 Monarch customers have been flown back into the country following the financial collapse of the airline.

More than 23,000 Monarch passengers brought back to UK since airline collapse

More than a fifth of Monarch passengers who were abroad when the airline collapsed have returned to the UK since the biggest peacetime repatriation started on Monday.


Monarch passengers learn of flights cancellations at airport

Monarch passengers at Manchester Airport have said they were greeted with the news of the airline’s collapse as they arrived for flights.


Monarch collapse: Advice on what you should do now

What to do if you are one of the 110,000 Monarch customers overseas or one of the 300,000 with future bookings cancelled.


Scramble for alternative flights as Monarch collapse leaves travel plans up in the air

Monarch customers have been forced to scramble for flights after the airline's collapse into administration disrupted holiday plans.

Costumes from the film on display at Osborne House. PIC: PA

Travel review: Stepping back to Victoria’s time on the Isle of Wight

Stephen McClarence heads off back in time on a weekend coach tour around the Isle of Wight scenery that provided the backdrop for the new Judi Dench film, Victoria and Abdul.

Yorkshire's best spots for a digital detox break

Yorkshire's best spots for a digital detox break

We’re all guilty of being a little too attached to our phones, tablets and computers, but taking a break from technology is easier said than done

Cyclist Liam Wilton rides past the Cow and Calf, Ilkley..28th September 2017 ..Picture by Simon Hulme

County in cycle ‘champions league’

Yorkshire has now reached the “Champions League” of cycling, tourism leaders have said, as the host towns and cities are revealed for the region’s premier road race.


Four new host towns revealed for Tour de Yorkshire 2018

It's good news if you live in Richmond, Ilkley, Barnsley or Halifax.
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Hugh Thomson and his faithful mule, Jethro, during their trek across the country.

My journey coast to coast with a mule

Mules were once used to transport goods across the country. Writer Hugh Thomson revived this ancient tradtion and recounts his experiences in his latest book.

Bridgewater Place dominating the Leeds skyline

‘Wing-like’ wind baffles to finally be installed around danger skyscraper

SPECIALLY designed wind baffles will finally be installed around Yorkshire’s tallest skyscraper next month in an attempt to combat a dangerous wind tunnel effect.

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A humpback whale in Hervey Bay. PIC: PA

Travel review: Controversial new swim with whales experience on Australia’s east coast

Bouncing back from near extinction, Australia’s east-coast humpbacks are the stars of a controversial new swim with whales experience. Sarah Marshall dives in.


Travel review: A family-friendly retreat in Longleat Forest

Looking for a half-term break? Claire Spreadbury takes her brood to the family-friendly retreat in Longleat Forest.

The nearest railway station to Kirkstall Abbey is Headingley.

YP Letters: Visit to Abbey needn’t be lengthy pilgrimage

From: Coun Elizabeth Nash (Lab), City and Hunslet Ward, Leeds City Council, Morris Lane, Leeds.

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