Manchester: Cradle of the Industrial Revolution

Aug 07, 12 Manchester: Cradle of the Industrial Revolution

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Located in the north west of England, Manchester played a significant role in the Industrial Revolution. It became the first industrialised city in the world and was renowned for its textile work through the nineteenth century – one of the key drivers of the revolution. This once unknown part of the world grew at a rapid rate, so...

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A guide to the Lake District

Aug 01, 12 A guide to the Lake District

Posted by in England, Places, Travel

The Lake District is situated in the North West of England and is commonly referred to as the Lakes by many people. This mountainous region is popular with visitors from all over the world, who want to explore the natural beauty of the area. There are several prominent features throughout the area, which attracts people including,...

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Ways to Save on UK Hotels

Jul 31, 12 Ways to Save on UK Hotels

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With tourists flocking to the UK, hotel accommodations can be quite expensive. Even lower end hotels are not cheap. With that in mind, before you plan your trip, you will want to consider ways to save on your UK hotel before you leave. It is possible to find accommodations without breaking the bank. While it is always fun to be in...

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Britain’s Other Big Olympic Event

Jul 31, 12 Britain’s Other Big Olympic Event

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People catching flights to London this summer are lining the Olympic stands to see some of the world’s greatest athletes. But in a small town in central Shropshire, another Olympian event has recently occurred: the 126th Wenlock Olympian Games featuring typical sports like triathlon and athletics alongside stranger things bowls...

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Tourist’s guide to Glasgow

The largest city in Scotland, and the third biggest in the whole of the United Kingdom, Glasgow has become one of the most popular holiday destinations in the British Isles, for millions of people all over the world. There is no doubt that these numbers will increase dramatically in 2014, when it hosts the Commonwealth Games. On the...

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