UK & Ireland
Dance your way through Letterkenny

Dance your way through Letterkenny

Source: Irish Aerial Dance Fest Explore the thrilling art of aerial dance at the annual Irish Aerial Dance Fest in Letterkenny. It will surely be an active holiday out of the ordinary.  This year’s 6th annual Irish Aerial Dance Fest will be held from 6th – 20th June. There will be classes and workshops for...
Get your blood pumping at Bodyflight Bedford

Get your blood pumping at Bodyflight Bedford

Source: Bodyflight Take off at Bodyflight Bedford. Make the 30 metre plunge or learn to fly, surf, climb and be a race car driver. This activity centre is guaranteed to get your heart racing. You don’t visit Bodyflight to while the day away, a trip to the centre is all about blood pumping, sweaty hands...
Six nations: A sporty travel guide to Welsh rugby

Six nations: A sporty travel guide to Welsh rugby

It’s a hotly contested title, but Cardiff might be the most rugby-mad city on the planet. Over the season, all roads seem to lead to its titanic Millennium Stadium, and passions run high for the annual Six Nations tournament. The Welsh capital’s rugby scene isn’t confined to one international cup – the sport’s influence is...
Valentine’s Day Romance Getaway

Valentine’s Day Romance Getaway

Valentine’s Day Romance Getaway It is hard to avoid the day devoted to all things love. Love it or hate it, and cynicism aside, Valentine’s Day is a day devoted to love and showing that special someone you care. You may be a reluctant romantic, but one sure fire way to impress your partner is...
The Budget Survival Guide to Valentine’s Day

The Budget Survival Guide to Valentine’s Day

 The Budget Survival Guide to Valentine’s day One of the most divisive celebrations will be soon upon us. For decades men have dreaded February 14th, whilst for the converted (and there are many!), Valentine’s Day is about romance and l’amour, or at least the momentary idea of it. It is about showing your partner that...
Shopping Boutiques in York's Shambles

Shopping Boutiques in York’s Shambles

A winding mediaeval passageway of half-timbered houses and ancient hanging signs, York’s Shambles is full of independent shops selling gourmet foods, gifts and souvenirs. Winner of Google’s ‘Most Picturesque Street In Britain’ award, it’s got a whole lot of substance to go with its style.  In places the Shambles is so narrow, you can touch both sides...
Family fun at Lee Valley Park

Family fun at Lee Valley Park

Covering 26 miles along the banks of the River Lee, Lee Valley Park is a taste of the exhilarating outdoors right on London’s doorstep. Book your trip today to discover a fantastic array of activities for all the family. Whether you’re drawn in by the thrill of white water rafting, speeding around the velodrome track, a tranquil...
Racing around Northampton: the heart of British motorsport

Racing around Northampton: the heart of British motorsport

With three world-class racing circuits within easy reach, anyone seeking the thunder of engines and the thrill of the race should look no further than the historic city of Northampton. Watch that chequered flag come down on classic cars and discover unique events in the heart of British motorsport with this guide to Northampton’s tracks. Silverstone: pace, power and...
A guide to Glasgow for active bodies and minds

A guide to Glasgow for active bodies and minds

If you want something different from a city break then Glasgow has it all. For curious minds who seek more than culture and shopping, Glasgow offers a packed schedule of activities for all ages. You are never too old to have fun.   Check out our guide to exploring the city from a different perspective,...
Exploring Ironbridge: the UK's birthplace of industry

Exploring Ironbridge: the UK’s birthplace of industry

Ironbridge was the spark that lit the fire of the Industrial Revolution – now it’s an historic, bustling region in the heart of Britain. Virtual-Shropshire.co.uk, the online tourism and leisure guide to the Midlands, is your first port of call for everything Ironbridge packed with info about upcoming events, local attractions and where to stay. At first glance, it’s hard to believe...
The ultimate guide to eating out in Cardiff

The ultimate guide to eating out in Cardiff

Cardiff’s culinary map is constantly evolving, with new restaurants and old favourites helping to keep both locals and tourists happy and full. Here’s a guide to six of the best eateries in Wales’ gastronomic capital.  A taste of Paris There’s something undeniably Parisian about Thé Pot. A café by day and bistro by night, it transforms from an airy coffeehouse...
Top festive tips for a merry Cardiff Christmas

Top festive tips for a merry Cardiff Christmas

The lights are on, the tunes are playing and the skating has begun: the Welsh capital is shaping up for a fantastically festive December. Writer Helia from arts and culture blog We Are Cardiff shares her recommendations for the best places to see, shop and dance the night away in Cardiff. Hitting the shops The...
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