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0 Take The Plunge: XVII Things To Do In Bath

As you might expect from a place called Bath, this city is famous for its water. The spa-tacular success of its naturally hot spring water made it a firm favourite with the Romans, who built, of course, some baths. The Georgians also tapped into its popularity as a spa town, and…

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0 This Charming Manc: 25 Things To Do In Manchester

Ah, Manchester. Birthplace of bands like Oasis and The Smiths, two rival football clubs, clubbing at the Warehouse Project and, of course, the most famous fictional Street on UK television. It’s got nightlife, brilliant shopping, and a lot of really quite cool hotels which means if you haven’t made your way northwest to…

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0 Coastal Corker: 23 Things To Do In Bournemouth

Bournemouth’s seven miles of sandy beaches and more than seven hours of summer sunshine (on average) makes it one of the most popular resorts to visit in the UK. But surprisingly, this was still a spot for smugglers and fishermen up until the beginning of the 19th century, when a retired army…

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0 Harbouring Good Times: 15 Things To Do In Portsmouth

Portsmouth is uniquely Britain’s only island city (it’s totally surrounded by water) and home to Hampshire’s most famous harbour, down on the south coast of England. While it only became a city in 1926, its significance as a naval port for centuries cannot be underestimated. However it’s not just its maritime past…

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0 Seaside Day Trip: 17 Things To Do In Margate

Margate was one of the earliest “seaside towns”, welcoming 19th Century day trippers from London to its sandy beach and old-fashioned harbour. Back then attractions included the beach and one of the earliest sea baths (an enclosed area to protect swimmers), followed by, at the start of the 20th Century,…

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