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Over 100 years in the woodturning industry is a real testament to the quality of products, service and knowledge available at Jackson Woodturners. The business stocks many well-known, reputable brands, such as Richard Burbidge, Cheshire mouldings and Clive Durose, alongside its own range of stair parts, which offers the same excellent quality at lower prices. Come and see the largest range of traditional and contemporary stair parts in the UK, at Jackson’s purpose-built Sheffield showroom.
Hereford Cathedral is small, but full of historical interest. Originally Saxon, it was rebuilt by the Normans, suffered damage in the Civil War and was rebuilt again by the Victorians. Treasures include a medieval shrine to St Thomas Cantilupe and the Traherne windows by Thomas Denny. A new Ascension window and sculpture by John Maine RA, commemorating the Special Air Service Regiment, was unveiled this year. The library building houses the unique Mappa Mundi and Chained Library. Hereford’s Magna Carta of 1017 will be on show from 10 July, with a related programme of talks and events.
Your Swansea Bay Adventure Starts Here… Swansea Bay is the ultimate adventure location. What’s your adventure? Food- How about cockles from Swansea Market or sweet saltmarsh lamb in front of a roaring pub fire? Soon it will be picnics on the beach and dishes of delicious local ice-cream. Family- Rekindle life’s adventure with your kids and get back in touch with your inner child. Try surfing (indoors and out!), pony-trekking, or just build sandcastles and run in the surf. Watersports- Serious surfer or bodyboard beginner, we’ve got waves in all the right places.
What could be more delightful than waking up each morning and strolling along a stretch of beach, that all of the self-catering cottages in Budle Bay have access to. Children can enjoy making sand castles while parents look on knowing they are completely safe.
Visit England’s longest medieval water filled moat. Explore 800 years of history at Michelham Priory: from its foundation by Augustinian canons, through the destruction caused by the dissolution of the monasteries into its later life as a country house. This picturesque island offers a great day out for the family.
Dumfries and Galloway is the Countryfile Holiday destination of the Year 2015/16. The Mull of Galloway in the far west of the region is Scotland’s most southerly point with far reaching sea views towards the Isle of Man, Ireland, Cumbria and Scotland. Book your next holiday in Lightkeeper's Cottage, Kittiwake House or Puffin House. Relax and take in the sea views, fresh sea air and spot the local wildlife.
If you're looking for days out in Cheshire, Abbeywood Gardens has lots to offer including acre upon acre of woodland, 6 acres of informal and formal gardens, all different and distinctive in their own right, plus you can relax and enjoy the atmosphere in our Garden Cafe which serves fine foods for your enjoyment. 2km wildlife walk, incorporating 27 acres of mature and newly-planted woodland. Young 7-acre Arboretum with rare deciduous and evergreen tree species. Stunning views of the Utkinton Hills. Relaxed dining serving home-grown and local quality produce. Functions space for weddings a
The New Forest is a stronghold for a wide variety of wildlife, including Britain’s six native reptile species, all of which are protected by law. These elusive creatures are a rare and seldom seen component of the New Forest’s rich wild fauna and, as a result, are little understood and even feared by many. With a fully licensed and experienced ecologist as your personal guide, you can explore the world of these fascinating reptiles, learning about their life here in the New Forest whilst helping to collect data which will contribute to their continued protection.
Antiques & Home Show - Lincolnshire Showground April 4th - 5th / May 30th - 31st / August 15th - 16th / October 10th - 11th / November 28th - 29th Decorative Home & Salvage Show May 13th - 15th Ripley Castle / June 10th - 12th Cheshire Showground / July 15th - 17th Loseley Park / August 5th - 7th Cheshire Showground / September 9th - 11th Donington Antiques Market April 18th / May 9th / June 27th / July 25th / September 19th / October 24th Lincoln Sunday Antiques Market April 17th / May 22nd / October 2nd / November 13th / December 4th
With an outstanding range of products and choice, shop with Abbeydale Direct for wellingtons & protective workwear, garden planters & arbours or even disposable gloves. Abbeydale Direct has been at the heart of agriculture and country supplies for over 20 years, to find out more visit their website or speak to a member of their friendly team.
Owned, loved and lived in by the family. Georgian house and Grade II* listed gardens. Superb collection of portraits, furniture and porcelain. Marked walks through 50 acres of beautiful formal and woodland gardens, Victorian rockery, Italian garden, over 700 different varieties of rhododendrons, lake, Iron Age hill fort and icehouse. Café, gift shop, plants for sale and childrens playground. Open for guided tours Easter to end September, Sunday to Thursday (House, Café closed Fridays and Saturdays)
Cornwall Tourism Award winner Encounter Cornwall has been running guided kayak trips & hire since 2006 from our quiet, safe and sheltered village base in Golant at the heart of the Fowey Estuary. Our trips are an ideal introduction to Fowey’s sheltered tidal waters, and are suitable for both families and those new to kayaking. We also hire to experienced paddlers.
Stroud farmers’ Market was established in 1999 and has become one the of the country’s best loved and most decorated farmers’ markets. There are around 55 stalls at each market, depending on the season, with a wide range of farm produce and artisan foods, including cooked food stalls. There is always a wide range of quality local crafts too and seasonal events such as Children’s Days and the Apple Day festivities in October.
Quality Farm & Country Accommodation in Exmoor National Park The Exmoor Holiday Group is a small, friendly co-operative offering high quality accommodation, Bed and Breakfast (B&B) in farm and country houses, self-catering cottages and award-winning campsites based in Exmoor National Park straddling North Devon and West Somerset. Exmoor National Park is ideal for both relaxing and active holidays with many things to see and do across this beautiful part of Devon and Somerset. The Exmoor Holiday Group will have accommodation to suit you.
A HOME FROM HOME ON GLORIOUS GOWER Choose a holiday home on Gower and you get to live in a little world of great things. This 18-mile peninsular in south west Wales is blessed stunning coastal scenery, and steeped in Welsh heritage with the pretty village of Mumbles at its heart. At Home From Home we’ve over 250 privately owned properties for visitors to choose from, all hand-picked by us to offer the best in self-catering holiday accommodation. Many are dog-friendly, several boast incredible sea views and nearly all are close to a coastal path, bridle way or walkers route.
Located in the heart of the Cotswolds, visitors to Sudeley Castle & Gardens can expect to have a fantastic day out. Take a stroll through our 10 award-winning gardens, explore the castle rooms, and discover the Royal Sudeley 1,000 exhibition. Sudeley Castle is also home to the tomb of Tudor Queen Katherine Parr, the last wife of Henry VIII, which is located in St Mary’s Church.
East Ballabane Farmhouse and The Milking Parlour offer the opportunity to relax in a peaceful setting close to the picturesque village of Bride, close to the northern shores, perfect for nature, bird watching, walking, and sea fishing. All three cottages now have free wifi. The skies are clear for stargazing too! This area has been awarded the Dark Skies Discovery Initiative highest rating of 'Two Stars'. This status is only awarded to those dark sky sites from where the Milky Way can be clearly seen - cloud permitting, naturally!
A warm welcome awaits you at Gloucester Cathedral, one of the finest medieval buildings in the country. Come and explore 1,000 years of history and architecture in this glorious, sacred space. The beautiful fan-vaulted cloisters and the spectacular Great East Window are national treasures along with the tomb of King Edward II and the gloriously restored Lady Chapel.
Over 80 cottages to choose from, most on North Northumberland's stunning coastline. Many with sea views, direct access to the beach, pet friendly. From cosy cottages for two, to large houses ideal for extended family holidays or friends gathering together. We are based here, our staff live here - we love it and we’re sure you will too.
The 64 bedroomed family friendly Langstone Cliff Hotel is situated in 19 acres of Devon woodland and enjoys spectacular views of the sea and Exe Estuary. The Hotel has a wealth of leisure facilities, spacious public rooms, and can cater for parties of up 400 people in the Washington Suite.
Bishops Lydeard, Taunton, Somerset – 14th & 15th October 2017 This amazing event moves around the country and offers a rare glimpse of how farming has changed with heavy horses, giant steam engines and vintage tractors, all alongside the latest agricultural machinery. With trade stands, shopping, country crafts and tractor & trailer rides, it’s a great family day out!
Cairngorm Lodges are just 5 luxury eco-forest lodges where guests can choose to stay in a lodge overlooking a beautiful loch or in one deep in the Scots pine forest. Dogs are most welcome and with forest walks starting right at the lodge door there is absolute freedom to enjoy a Scottish Highland Estate . The well equipped lodges sleep 4 and guests enjoy the comfort of organic fair trade bed linen and towels as well as eco-friendly products throughout. All lodges have wood burning stoves and guests are provided with an abundance of firewood from the estates own forests.
This lovely, timeless garden, with spectacular views over both deer park and rolling Cotswold hills beyond, was created in 17th Century and still retains a wonderful sense of peace and gentleness. The garden comprises 3.5 ha and is open to the public 6 days a week, Tuesdays– Sundays, and boasts extensive double borders arranged in individual colour sections and provides interest from spring to autumn. To the west of the house, a rill with fountain and an octagonal stone summerhouse were landscaped to commemorate the Millennium. Miserden is a quintessential Cotswold Village
Set in its own quiet grounds Glangrwyney Court is a Grade II Listed Country House Estate nestling amongst the Brecon Beacons and Black Mountains. At the heart of the estate proudly stands the impressive Georgian Mansion which offers Guests luxury 5 star Bed and Breakfast accommodation between eight individually and beautifully designed bedrooms. Also occupying the land and amid the estate are four former farm buildings now also converted into luxury self catering holiday cottages. The estate also possess 4 acres of inspirational gardens and 33 acres of parkland to explore and enjoy!