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This British Overseas Territory is a vibrant destination. Our editor reviews Gibraltar with help from Gail Francis-Tiron, Tourist Information Manager

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Jenna returns to sunny Tenerife, the largest of the Canary Islands, and reports on two amazing attractions, find out more .....

Tenerife Update

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Visiting Gibraltar

We visit Larnarca, Cyprus and with the assistance of the local Tourist Board, finds many reasons to stay in this lovely area

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staying in an Ocean Village apartment and with the help of the local Tourist Board, we report on some of the latest attractions you can find here

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There’s a rainforest in Hampshire…

Tim and his family have been out and about again in Hampshire. He finds, believe it or not, a rainforest, has a great day out at the Watercrest Line

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Sandy Balls in the New Forest

The most expensive of the national parks for property is the New Forest, to get a taste of how the other half live, Tim visits Sandy Balls with his family ...

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Sun Park Living - Lanzarote

Wintering in the sun is the ambition of many but the reality of very few.  We take a look at Sun Park Living ...

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Bob's back in France!  He comes across Flavigny-sur-Ozerain, a beautiful  medieval village famous for it's connection with the film 'Chocolat" ...

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AN AREA OF OUTSTANDING BEAUTY

 

David visited Snowdonia to report on some of the many attractions this area has to offer. Covering approximately 840 square miles, the Snowdonia National Park is truly an area of outstanding natural beauty.

Tim finds a slower pace of life in Suffolk. Only 80 miles from London he experiences a lovely family getaway

Take a look at what he gets up to on his week away ....

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Steve visits Malaysia.

The Malaysian Tourist Board say that “To know Malaysia is to love Malaysia”  ......

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LCA, The Dockyard that became an Airport.

Retired Airline Pilot Bob Lyons takes a look at London City Airport. A modern airport that emerged from a decaying dockyard from the last century. Read his fascinating report ...

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RURAL RETREATS

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Commemorating the Great War in France on a Coach Trip.

Bob visits Northern France on a commemorative WW1 coach trip

2014 marks the centenary of the commencement of World War One and many of the historical features are being commemorated in northern France where most of the fighting took place.

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Tim takes a family break across the channel to France ... staying at Les Hiboux an 18th century farmhouse

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Bob travels to France and  Perigord region, within the Dordogne. He takes a visit to the Chateau des Milandes. It is quite close to the famous, feudal fortress of Castelnaud.  Read about his visit and Josehine baker!  ...

Chateau des Milandes - a monument to Josephine Baker

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A Breath of Fresh Air - The Isle of Wight

A breath of fresh air ... Our travel writer Tim Saunders takes a family break to the Isle of Wight.

 

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An insight into Newquay, a popular seaside resort.

Situated on the North Atlantic coast of Cornwall, Newquay is a quirky British seaside resort that possesses charm in abundance.  It hasn’t always been known as Newquay though, up until the 14th century, it was better known as Towan Blystra.

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Sunparks Belgium - a family destination

Claire and her family enjoyed a weekend away at Sunparks in De Haan taking the car across the channel by DFDS Ferries. The holiday village is located within walking distance of the picturesque De Haan beach and the holiday cottages were comfortable with a private garden and the park has many many indoor and outdoor activities. Take a look at her report ....

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Greenwich, London

 

Its hard to believe that a few minutes ride on the Docklands Light Railway and Steve has left the hustle and bustle of the City behind.  Now he can hear the Thames lapping, read his review of a day visit to Greenwich

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BELGIUM

 

Over 10 million military and 7 million civilians killed with a further 20 million injured. They called it ‘The Great War’  I have just visited some of the sites made famous by the battle that lasted for 4 years.

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The Sarojin, Khao Lak, Thailand.

 

British Airways travel presenter, Heidi Fuller-love, visits a small scale luxury retreat with a big heart and a lavish amount of extras, including private beach and superb spa, on one of Thailand’s most exclusive islands...

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Feeling a bit of agro in Mallorca

Agro tourism in Mallorca, worth a visit, or time to ‘finca’ again?  

 

Malcolm Bassett-Smith visits life on the farm.

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London

 

Tim takes a short family break to London, taking in the river, the London Eye and more great attractions and restaurants, but he'll have to go back!

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EASTON FARM PARK in SUFFOLK

 

Tim's been on a family holiday to the Easton Farm where they enjoy free range eggs and lots more besides.

Read his report for Your Holiday TV ....

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PUERTO POLLENCA, MALLORCA

Alan has been visiting Puerto Pollenca with Classic-Collection Holidays. This destination has so much going for it

 

Read Alan's review .....

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A Holiday in Hampshire!

 

A holiday in Hampshire is something to be embraced.

The county has some fascinating links. Peter Sellers was born in Southsea, Jack Dee was educated in Winchester and Jim Davidson lives in Stockbridge. Tim tells more ....

 

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NIAGARA FALLS

 

Mike has been on a walking tour of Canada and in search of some wide open spaces he takes a look at the wonderful Niagara Falls. Read his review here ...

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West Country by Coach

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Bob joins Anderson Tours for a 3 day coach holiday to the West Country. Coach trips represent very good value for money and are a stress free way to explore areas of the UK and abroad.

Read the review and see the film ....

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Rocamadour in the Dordogne.  A small village with a huge history.

 

Bob's been back to France and the Dordogne area in particular. Here he finds a small village with a huge history... inspiration for a visit?  .... read his report ...

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BELGIUM --- BRUGES & YPRES

Chocolate, Lace and Beer. If those three things whet your appetite then Belgium should be on your ‘must do’ list. Belgium is also steeped in history, especially WW1 and the many battlefields within its borders.  Alan takes a 3 day break to Bruges and Ypres, read his review here ...

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Quebec, Canada

We continue with Mike's walking holiday of Canada with hf holidays. This time he's in Quebec City!

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Cornwall out of season – there’s no such thing!

 

Malcolm Bassett-Smith finally lets it slip out… it’s a secret he has kept to himself for many years, but the truth is – Cornwall without tourists is fabulous!

 

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TORONTO

We catch up again with Mike on his walking tour of Canada. This time with his third and final feature in our series he visits the friendly city of Toronto!

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SPECIAL FEATURE - SKI COLORADO !

Malcolm went Skiing in January in fabulous COLORADO !! He's been to Winter's Park, Steamboat and Copper Mountain.

 

Read his reviews, see the films and check out his 'onboard' camera as he skis down the mountain!

SANDY BALLS

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Tim reports on his recent relaxing family break in the New Forest. He stayed at the Sandy Balls Holiday Village

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EIFFEL TOWER

Bob's back from France and gives us a very interesting insight into this famous tourist attraction ...

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MOROCCO

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Starting from Marrakech, travel writer Steve Newman leads us through the dunes on his Ramblers Worldwide Holiday. Find out what he thought of this type of holiday

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A WEEKEND IN NORTHERN FRANCE

Alan leaves Dover with P&O Ferries and spends a great weekend in France ...

When daffodils start to bloom you know that winter is past and spring is on the way. Time to look for those weekends away and an area worthy of a weekend is the Pas-de-Calais region of Northern France....

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BRIDGES OF PARIS

20 years ago after recovering from a serious accident Bob walked over all the central bridges across the Seine in Paris, about thirty of them. He recently repeated the experience for Your Holiday TV ...

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THE OREGON TRAIL

John Carter, former presenter of television's Wish You Were Here programme and avid globetrotter dips into the many delights of Oregon - one of America's most tantalising states.

 

Read his review on Your Holiday TV ...

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EAST DEVON

In East Devon there's a positively thriving agricultural community. Our travel writer Tim Saunders  takes a family break at Hawley Farm in Dalwood.

 

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FROZEN SUMMER FUN

AT DISNEYLAND PARIS!

We take a look at highlights of the Resort and the new

Frozen Show !

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La Tranchardière – a slice of France

Tim and his family, pictured, visit Couptrain about 120 miles from Cherbourg. This is rural France and he reviews their stay at a stone cottage in the hamlet of La Tranchardiére for Your Holiday TV ....

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15 million men and women lost their lives in the 1914-18 conflict commonly termed ‘The Great War’. The battlefields and cemeteries created have become the pilgrimage for hundreds of thousands of visitors every year. One way to do this is an organised tour such as provided by Great Rail Journeys. Read Alan's report here on Your Holiday TV ....

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MONTMARTE, the Parisian District of Paris

These days,Bob likes to visit Paris now and again. He feels that he is keeping himself topped up with a sense of youthful Gallic life that always makes him feel twenty years younger. He's just back from Paris and reports on the Montmarte district ... Read his review here

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Stunning Melville Castle, near Edinburgh

Marion Ainge keeps her head at a former haunt of Mary Queen of Scots

Our latest Travel writer, Marion, visits Melville Castle, near Edinburgh; read her review here on Your Holiday TV ...

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John Carter, former presenter of television's Wish You Were Here programme and avid globetrotter experiences many delights in Kansas and Oklahoma.

 

Read his review here on Your Holiday TV ...

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A Mothers Loss,

The Nation’s Gain.

How many know the story of the Poppy, the First World War or have journeyed to the area where millions gave their lives in the name of ‘Freedom’.

Alan takes a visit to The Western Front .........

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Saint Omer, France and the V2 Rocket Site

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"I set off one day in my car from England and headed for Dover. I was off to Calais and I was going to embrace the more intriguing aspects of the secret V2 world of Nord, Pas de Calais. ..... Read more from Bob Lyons ...

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Venice for Beginners

Staying afloat – a trip to Venice with a difference

 

We join Catherine Beattie on her first visit to the ‘city of water’ with a ‘Venice from the Water’ package with Voyages Jules Verne. Read about her journey on Your Holiday TV ...

 

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SALISBURY

Only 16 miles lies between Romsey, Hampshire and Salisbury, Wiltshire, a matter of just 40 minutes or so.

Tim takes a weekend break with his family to Salisbury

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The Cotswolds, set in the heart of England, is instantly recognisable for its old, golden stone architecture, rivers, water mills and rolling countryside. Marion takes and idyllic break ..  read more on Your Holiday TV ...

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Alan takes a look at the new DFDS ferry plying the English Channel. His story starts at Dover ....

 

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Northern Cyprus

It's taken Steve a long time to do this trip but with the thermometer reading 10C outside and North Cyprus boasting 28C, the scales were tipped, off he went! ...

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EGYPT Part 1 ... Where it all began

Part 1 of Alan's feature on the tourist areas of Egypt and more ...  Read his feature and see the film here on Your Holiday TV

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Le Touquet Paris Plage

Le Touquet is a glitzy, glamorous seaside resort, reserved it so often seems, only for the rich and famous. It lies on the coast in the region of Nord, pas de Calais.

Bob, our expert on France, takes a look at Le Touquet past and present ....

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EGYPT Part 2 ... Where it all began

Part 2 of Alan's feature on the tourist areas of Egypt and more ...  Read part 2 of his feature and see the film here on Your Holiday TV

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DUNKIRK

Dunkirk......... anyone hearing that name could be forgiven for thinking of the troop evacuation from the beaches in 1940, but in the last 76 years Dunkirk has evolved into a town worthy of visiting and which was ‘Regional Capital of Culture 2013’..

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BENIDORM - A Perfect  Sun Destination

Becca Smith takes an active winter sunshine break to Benidorm and has a great time!  Read her review here on ... Your Holiday TV

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Tenerife .... Sun, Sea, Sand and much more.

There is so much more to Tenerife than sun, sea and sand. The island is home to Mt. Teide and the Teide National Park. Alan pays a recent visit and reports for ....

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DAYTONA BEACH

 

The latest news from America's Daytona Beach!

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A Mexican Escape

 

"Put down your iPhone, forget the conference calls and take your family to the picturesque Playa Mujeres, home to the all-inclusive, luxurious, family-friendly  Finest resort."

 

Read about Dawn-Maria's visit on Your Holiday TV ...

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Marion Ainge enjoys a taste of Turkish delights in Bodrum

 

Lazing on the sun deck of Turkish gulet, Afroditi, just off the coast of Bodrum, I sipped an iced gin and tonic ....

 

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Hidden Stratford

 

One of the best known tourist destinations in England is Stratford upon Avon and our latest travel writer, Peter Jones, is there to look for the bits that are not in the guide books - Stratford’s hidden secrets.  

 

Read his review on Your Holiday TV ...

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Cornwall

 

Tim and his wife have long wanted to re-visit Cornwall with its stunning coastlines stretching from Polperro to Portreath and Penzance. And so when the opportunity arose, Caroline, baby daughter Harriett and Tim jumped at the chance.

 

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Take the Coast Road from Calais to Boulogne.

 

"Head off towards Boulogne along the coast road, the D940. I do it all the time. This route leaves the port area and quickly dissolves into the rural countryside. You will be surprised by what you can find."

 

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Wandering around Warwick

 

"The historic town of Warwick, just over an hour from London by car or train is a great place to visit. There is much to see and do and, it’s my home town so follow me and let me show you around…."

 

Read Peter Jones' take on Warwick here on Your Holiday TV

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Leamington Spa Walk

Leamington Spa is well known for its Regency buildings and its Spa but Peter Jones went there in search of Elephants…

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France

 

Tim Saunders reports on a family holiday in Northern France ...

"France is only a few hours from the UK and therefore it makes an ideal destination for a family holiday"

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David takes the family to Thomas Land in Staffordshire

Last year Europe’s only Thomas Land at Drayton Manor Theme Park in Staffordshire, underwent a massive £2.5 million expansion.Our editor David was looking forward to being transported to the magical Island of Sodor with his family and little grandson Dylan.

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St Lucia in the Caribbean. The iconic Pitons reach from the blue warm, lapping waves, stretching up to the skies like pyramids.

 

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Cergy-Pontoise betwixt Paris and the Park.

Cergy and Pontoise are separate towns in France that have been blended together to provide a cultural hint of the grown up city of Paris just down the road.

 

Bobs been travelling in France again, read his latest report here on Your Holiday TV .....

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Steve tries his hand at Narrow Boating. He starts his journey on the Union Canal in Scotland taking the Falkirk to Edinburgh route.

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Champagne Ardenne region

Bob takes us on a journey to General Charles De Gaulle's home. Around 50,000 people visit each year. The grounds stretch over two and a half hectares.

 

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A place in the sun without the investment!

 

Marion Ainge finds over 50s enjoying a new way of life at Sun Park in Lanzarote

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Our travel writer, Jenna Brown, visits the city that never sleeps. Read her take on New York, New York ! ....

 

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Yorkshire dales

The Devonshire Arms Country House Hotel and Spa is a grand country house hotel set in the wonderful Yorkshire Dales. It is owned by the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire and has been in their family since 1753

 

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A Royal Welcome awaits you in Yorkshire

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Island Luxury: Mauritius

With its dramatic volcanic mountains as a backdrop,      sun-kissed beaches that stretch for miles and sky-coloured crystal clear waters inviting you to swim, Dawn-Maria reports on a luxury stay in Mauritius

 

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ICE DRIVING IN SWEDEN

Specialist driving tours company, Classic Grand Touring. For inspiration on what ice driving with Classic Grand Touring entails, watch this video.

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