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A Castle Howard Christmas

Walking through the gardens and alongside the lakes before taking a step into the glamour of Venice this festive season. These typical English grounds in Yorkshire are probably best enjoyed at other times of the year when the ground is drier and crisper and the lake side facilities are open, but for those that enjoy… Continue reading A Castle Howard Christmas

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UK’s Top Ten Heritage Sites Revealed

Facebook fans of English Heritage have selected their favourite top ten attractions for a family day out. The English Heritage Trust take care of around 400 visitor attractions across the U.K. The estimated age of each property ranges from the 1960’s to 3900BC. Each site attracts numerous visitors and school trips each year offering educational… Continue reading UK’s Top Ten Heritage Sites Revealed

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Vicens Museum: Chocolate and Nougat Making in Agramunt

In Spain's Catalan province of Lleida, to the east of the city itself is the town of Agramunt. There lies the home of the Vicens family turrón (nougat) and chocolate. First records of the ‘Torró d´Agramunt’ date back to 1741, but the factory is now a little more modern than in those early days. Though… Continue reading Vicens Museum: Chocolate and Nougat Making in Agramunt