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10 of the best places in Yorkshire to power down for a stress free break

Since April marks National Stress Awareness month, what better way to soothe the soul than with a well-deserved break from the daily pressures?
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There are plenty of unique and unusual places to stay around Yorkshire

9 of the most unique and unusual places to stay in Yorkshire

From cosy cabins to sprawling castle estates, these unique locations around Yorkshire promise an unforgettable stay that is anything but ordinary.

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Visit the beautiful city of Barcelona this April

10 amazing destinations you can fly to in April from Manchester airport for under £50

Fly to these destinations this month from Manchester airport for under £50

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Take a stroll down the Champs-lyses in Paris

11 amazing destinations you can fly to in April from Doncaster Sheffield airport for under £55

Fly to these destinations this month from Doncaster Sheffield airport for under £55.
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Earth Day is an annual event which marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement

Did you know these 15 unusual facts about the Earth?

April 22 marks the annual Earth Day, a day which marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement, which began in 1970.

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There are a wealth of budget friendly hotels in the main tourists hotspots around Yorkshire

10 of the best budget-friendly hotels in Yorkshire

Here in Yorkshire we are well known for being thrifty with our pennies, so it seems only fair that a visit to our beautiful county shouldn't cost you the earth.

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The Wheatley Arms

Travel review: Pure indulgence at The Wheatley Arms, Ben Rhydding

Oh my goodness, there's a bath tub in our bedroom.
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The M62 was vitally needed in the 1970s, and continues to be needed today (Photo by Daryll Spencer)

The M62: Love it or hate, here’s why everybody should be thankful for it

The M62, or the ‘Mountains Motorway’ as it is sometimes referred to, is the 107 mile stretch of motorway which connects Liverpool to Hull via Manchester and Leeds. Many people will have driven over this stretch of motorway, and hundreds of commuters continue to do so on a daily basis.

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Crathorne Hall.

REVIEW: Crathorne Hall offers tranquil walks and fine dining in glorious surroundings

If it's a peaceful break away in a tranquil setting that you're after, then look no further than Crathorne Hall.
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Bingo caller Yzzy Pearce-Higham

REVIEW: Dabbers away for an outrageous Bonkers Bingo minicruise to Rotterdam

As I found myself sailing the North Sea on the world's first ever Bonkers Bingo minicruise - on which raunchiness rules and a thick skin is essential - it was clear that this was going to be an experience unlike any other.

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Yorkshire travel: Traffic and travel updates as M1 starts moving again after emergency repairs

Motorists on the M1 are finally moving again after long delays and congestion were caused emergency repairs to a bridge near Wakefield.
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Flying Scotsman on tour in region

Flying Scotsman on tour in region

World famous steam locomotive Flying Scotsman will be visiting towns and cities across the UK once again this year.

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Wilberforce House in Hull was commended for its welcoming atmosphere

Visit England reveals Yorkshire's best attractions

Visit England has announced it is awarded 13 Yorkshire 'attractions accolades' in recognition of the best visitor experiences in the region.

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The outdoor vitality pool

Travel review: An escape from reality at a snowy Staffordshire spa

There’s something really rather decadent about relaxing in an outdoor pool, warmed to a toasty 30 degrees, sipping a cocktail - and feeling droplets of snow fall on your face.

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The infinity hot tub at Coniston's spa

Travel review: Enjoy a proper Yorkshire getaway at Coniston Hotel Country Estate and Spa

​Sometimes, you just want to get away from it all and jump into an entirely different world.
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A BA flight lands at Leeds Bradford Airport.

Leeds Bradford Airport dismay as BA reduces Heathrow flights

Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) has criticised British Airways (BA) after the airline has decided to reduce the number of weekly flights to Heathrow from 20 to 10 in each direction.

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Ye Olde Bell Spa vitality pool

Ye Olde Bell chimes in a new era with sparkling spa

WHEN you go to a Spa you want to be enveloped by warmth, calmness, luxury and peace. This is “me time” writ large and it’s a treat in which you should be able to lose yourself in the moment, shutting out the outside world and all its cares for a few blissful few hours.
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Glasgow at Christmas

Travel review: Glasgow - a festive city break

Crisp, cold air, bustling streets filled with festive shoppers and the soft twinkle of golden lights lining the city’s Style Mile. Glasgow, a city transformed, is an ideal spot for a Christmas break.

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Lancaster House Hotel

TRAVEL: Rolling out the red carpet for a warm welcome at Lancaster House

The red carpet may have been intended for the arrival of the wedding party, but it had nothing on the real warm welcome that greeted us at our weekend retreat.

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The modern extension at the rear of the castle

Travel review: Stepping back in time at a Northumbrian castle

THERE’S nothing quite like curling up in front of a roaring log fire to make you feel regal - especially in the surroundings of a 14th century castle, as Lindsay Pantry discovered.

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