Vacation Home Bakewell’s Little Secret

Many visitors to Skipton are not even aware there’s a 900-year-old castle here as it’s so well hidden, but there is and it’s a cracker. What makes it so special is its completeness; it is a fully roofed and remarkably well-preserved medieval building, a fact for which we have one woman to thank – Lady Anne Clifford. There’s plenty to view along the route, as it winds its way through peaceful stone villages with rose-hugging frontages and reputable gastro-watering holes .

If you have some time off in Tehran why not go skiing for the day. The city is surrounded by the desert to the south and a crescent of mountains to the north. You have beaches that are thronged with people and you can go a mile away from those crowds and be underground, underwater in a place that no other human being has ever been before. And I think it’s one of the most exciting things that I’ve seen and learnt this year. Yes, Holkham Beach is award-winning, yes the estate owned parking can be limited, but it’s so easy to lose any crowds by taking a walk through the pine forest or along the amazing wide open beach. We take great pride in our route guides, updating them constantly so that you have the most current information and can enjoy the richest possible holiday experience.

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Just two hours north is the bigger resort of Dizin, with chalets and ski hire shops. My secret location is the Cenotes, the sunken caves of Yucatan, Mexico. I guess the exciting thing for me about the Yucatan is it’s somewhere where there are millions of tourists.

And because you have no group and no luggage , you can make impromptu stops at churches, stately homes and castles, all of which, along with the accommodation of great charm, makes for a memorable walking break in the UK, Jersey or Guernsey. Medora is a small town in the southwestern corner of North Dakota, near the border of Montana. It is located right at the entrance ofTheodore Roosevelt National Park, making it the perfect home base for visiting North Dakota’s only national park.

Look out for peregrine falcons, osprey and, if you’re lucky, golden eagle, which have been reintroduced in recent years. Six miles north of High Wycombe, Yoesden has changed little since medieval times. Descending from ‘beech hanger’ woods, its sun-soaked chalk grassland provides a haven for less common flora and fauna. Lakes of any size are very thin on the ground in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Sunbiggin Tarn’s rarity makes it popular with wildlife and visiting humans alike.

Ascend the 150 steps of the 30m-high monument, raised in 1795, and you’ll have views over 12 or 13 counties. Its dramatic scenery made Hawkstone Park a location for the BBC’s 1988 adaptation of The Chronicles of Narnia, and it remains highly recommended for children who enjoy exploring – although wear sturdy shoes. The chief attraction is the cliffside breeding puffins , but the chance to get away from it all ensures that few visitors only come here once. All the accommodation is self-catering in historic properties, including a castle and a lighthouse, now owned by the Landmark Trust.

DH Lawrence stayed there with his wife in the 1920s and legend has it that his wife’s relationship with a local donkey driver during the visit provided the inspiration for Lady Chatterley’s Lover. Later, Hollywood came to play in the shape of Humphrey Bogart, an incognito Greta Garbo – whose visit is still celebrated today in San Domenico’s bar – and Audrey Hepburn. The events brought film stars including Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hanks and business magnates such as Elon Musk and Bill Gates to Sicily in their private jets. The 2021 arrival of celeb-favourite hotel brand Four Seasons – with a multi-million renovation of a former 14th-century monastery at Taormina – may have sealed Sicily’s status as the new Ibiza.

Bury has fabulous shops, stylish restaurants and wonderful architecture and is surrounded by some of Suffolk’s most delightful market (or ‘wool’) towns and villages – Long Melford, Lavenham and Clare to name just a few… For a more tranquil coastal stay, choose from one of the many pretty villages scattered along the Suffolk Coast. Walberswick is a charming village and was once home to the ‘World Crabbing Championships’! With Southwold just a rowboat ferry ride across the river, this place has it all.

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