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  • SOLENT FORT - SLIDE MENU

    Is this the quirkiest, coolest hotel ever?

    You don't get many hotels more unusual than this. Muddy sets sail for one of the most unique stays we've ever undertaken at No Man's Fort.

  • 7 perfect days of summer – just add gin!

    Ableforth's Bathtub gin looks cool, tastes even better and will rev you up for a summer of fun. Here, win a case (yup, six bottles of it!) and find out for yourself.

  • Beach day trips within two hours of Cambridge

    Pack a picnic and bucket and spade and head to the beach for the day. These are the best seaside stunners within two hours or less of Cambridge.

  • Day at the beach, anyone?

    The sun has got his hat on (at long last) so we're thinking impromptu daytrip to the coast. Who's in?

  • 10 Autumn walks with pubs

    Is there anything better than a beautiful Autumnal walk that ends in a pub lunch? (spoiler alert: NO). Here's my starter for 10 if you want to stroll and scoff your way across Bucks & Oxon.

  • INSIDER GUIDE: FOLKESTONE

    This town has not only gained a reputation for its artistic heart - it's also making convincing marks on the foodie map. What more reason do you need to visit?

  • West End Kids

    Heading to the Big Smoke this summer hols? Put your feet up while you keep the little people entertained with our pick of the best kids' theatre in town.

  • The best open air theatres

    Go on, breathe in the culture! The Bard, Jane Austen, Lewis Carroll and Edith Nesbit get the outdoor theatre treatment in some of the loveliest locations in Bucks & Oxon this summer. Don't forget your picnic...

  • The secret gardens

    Head to the stunning gardens at Ramster Hall near Chiddingfold this half term - kids are free and there's a lovely teahouse.

  • Shakespeare’s Gardens

    Been to visit the stunning contemporary new sculpture garden at Shakespeare's New Place in Stratford yet?

  • Autumn London Days Out with Kids

    10 fun things to do in the capital this Oct half-term.

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