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Portmeirion

CGX, 11 James Street, Covent Garden, London

This must-see Italian styled village is one of the most popular attractions in the UK and was created by architect Clough WilliamsEllis from 1925 to 1976. The colourful village was used as a major location for the ITV programme, ‘The Prisoner’ and is now a well known attraction because of it. Portmeirion has a variety of beautiful gardens and houses, along with a range of shopping opportunities from ceremics, chocolates and The Prisoner merchandises. The village also has a a hotel for those looking for more than a day visit to Home to ‘Number 6’ in the 1960s, The Prisoner Portmeirion.

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Canterbury

Home to the oldest catherdral in England, Canterbury is now one of Britain’s Heritage Cities. Whilst this traditional city has a number of musuems dedicated to its past, it is also a shoppers paradise with its numerous independant and high street shops. One shop where any vistor should stop though is Canterbury’s Fudge Kitchen.

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This Welsh capital city has everything you’d expect a capital to have. Although Cardiff is a paradise for any Doctor Who fans, this historic dockyard has been modernised with its shops, restaurants and entertainment. One attraction that’s a definate must-see is the Wales Millennium Centre, where vistors can enjoy anything from theatre to food.

Brighton

One of the most popular seaside destinations in the UK, this historic city offers attractions from the Brighton Pavillion and the much loved Choccywooccydoodah. With Brighton’s BIG Festival Month upon us, you are sure to be entertained by festivals like the Brighton Fringe, or the family-friendly Elderflower Festival.

Haworth

The cobbled streets of Haworth

This picturesque village at the edge of the Pennine moors in West Yorkshire is perfect day trip away from the big cities. The villages’ main attraction is the Brontë Parsonage Museum, but it also offers a range of walks around the countryside for those who love the outdoors and Mrs Beighton’s traditional sweet shop for anyone with a sweet tooth.

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