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Travel review: Glasgow - a festive city break

Crisp, cold air, bustling streets filled with festive shoppers and the soft twinkle of golden lights lining the city’s Style Mile. Glasgow, a city transformed, is an ideal spot for a Christmas break.

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The Seven Dials area of London, with the Radisson Blu hotel (left).

Travel review: Fancy a Christmas shopping spree in London?

Fancy a Christmas shopping spree in London, but put off by thoughts of the Oxford Street crush? Relax, says Sarah Freeman, and make a beeline for Seven Dials.

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Holidaymakers planning Christmas getaways to some parts of Europe could be risk at contracting measles, health officials have warned

Holidaymakers warned they risk measles in festive breaks to some parts of Europe

Holidaymakers planning Christmas getaways to some parts of Europe could be risk at contracting measles, health officials have warned.

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The treehouse at Puggiestone House in Devon. PIC: PA

Travel review: A group getaway in Devon

A group getaway can ease the pressure of rifts during the festive period. Fiona Webster heads to Devon.

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The beach at Hafan y M�r.

Travel review: Hafan y Môr - the perfect staycation break for families

It was once part of Billy Butlin’s empire but has now been given a new lease of life. Lee Sobot discovers Hafan y Môr is the perfect staycation break for families.

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Lancaster House Hotel

TRAVEL: Rolling out the red carpet for a warm welcome at Lancaster House

The red carpet may have been intended for the arrival of the wedding party, but it had nothing on the real warm welcome that greeted us at our weekend retreat.

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Morecambe Sailing Club.

Travel: Morecambe on comeback trail to reclaim title as ‘Naples of North’

There was a time when Morecambe was known as the Naples of the North.

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The weirdest requests made at these Travelodges in York

The weirdest requests made at these Travelodges in York

York has been revealed as a hotspot for bizarre requests among hotel guests.

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The modern extension at the rear of the castle

Travel review: Stepping back in time at a Northumbrian castle

THERE’S nothing quite like curling up in front of a roaring log fire to make you feel regal - especially in the surroundings of a 14th century castle, as Lindsay Pantry discovered.

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New traffic lights will be introduced to a section of the M62 to aid congestion.

Traffic lights to be installed to ease congestion at busy M62 junction

Traffic lights are to be installed on one of the busiest motorway junctions to beat congestion.

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How Stean Gorge (photo: Charlotte Graham)

Glass floor to allow spectacular views of Dales gorge

A new glass floor that allows amazing views of one of Yorkshire’s most spectacular natural sights has opened to the public.

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Travel review: Oxford

From museums covering tens of thousands of years of arts, archaeology and natural history to pubs that inspired literary geniuses, Chris Burn gets an education in Oxford.

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Paddle boarder at sunset on Heron Island, Australia. PIC: PA

Travel review: Great Barrier Reef - Australia’s biggest tourist attraction

With Blue Planet II proving another TV ratings winner, Sarah Marshall visits the world’s largest coral reef and Australia’s biggest tourist attraction.

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WIN a four star city break for two to NewcastleGateshead

WIN a four star city break for two to NewcastleGateshead

There's no denying this is a canny prize.

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The National Space Centre is a great day out for young and old.

Travel review: Science, nature and luxury in Leicestershire

It's now the last resting place of King Richard III, but the county offers much more than just history, Steve Bambridge finds.

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Festive holidayscould soon have a whole new meaning as more than halfof Sheffield residentswho took part in a recent survey say they are set to abandonthe idea of a traditional UK Christmas this year, in search of warmer climates abroad

More than half of Sheffield residents are dreaming of a flight Christmas

Festive holidays could soon have a whole new meaning as more than half of Sheffield residents who took part in a recent survey say they are set to abandon the idea of a traditional UK Christmas this year, in search of warmer climates abroad.

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Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park. PIC: Ian Day

Travel review: Starry-eyed scenery, cities and islands of Scotland

Jane Day and family go back to nature on a starry-eyed trip across the border to southern and central Scotland.

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Black Rocks cave in St Helena. PIC: PA

Travel review: Remote St Helena opens up to the world

Remote St Helena was where Napoleon was exiled, but with its own airport could it become the ultimate long-haul destination asks Claire Spreadbury.

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The Shambles in York

Why you get more bang for your buck in Britain

TWO generations after cheap charter flights opened up the Spanish Costas to price-conscious tourists, the smart money has moved over to stay-at-home holidays, a leading travel guide concludes today.

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Keswick is a short drive from the Lingholm estate.

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.

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