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August 2020
With so much coast, it was a really difficult job to narrow down the top 10 hidden swims in the South West. From the wilder North Coast through to the more gentle Southern Coast, there are so many swimming spots in the South West and the hidden gems often provoke much debate amongst the swimming...
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Famous for its tranquil scenes of lazy rivers winding round sleeping villages in honey-coloured Cotswold stone, it is hard to believe that this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty could have been anything other than peaceful. Even harder to imagine its rolling hills as the stage for some of the Civil War’s bloody battles. The Cotswolds...
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What’s in a Beer? “Experienced native pub-goers obey the unspoken rules, but without being conscious of doing so. Regulars will mutter and grumble when an uninitiated tourist commits a breach of pub etiquette, but may well be unable to tell him exactly what rule he has broken.” – From the Brewers and Licensed Retailers Association’s...
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Whether English Weather is Wet How wet will you get in an English Summer. Now I’ve lived in England all my life, and we’re used to a good bit of rain! England truly is a green and pleasant land, and we couldn’t get there without our beloved drizzle and the occasional downpour. Cycling the Cotswolds...
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