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Cheryl Lucas is a writer and editor who specializes in politics, the arts, and things that make the world a better place. Her work has appeared in the Barnard Griffin Newsroom.

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Share a tip on your favourite UK national park – you could win a holiday voucher

Share a tip on your favourite UK national park – you could win a holiday voucher

This year marks the 75th anniversary of the National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act 1949, which secured access for everyone to some of our wildest and most beautiful places. There are now 15 national parks across the UK, covering a staggering variety of landscapes, from the heather-clad uplands of the Cairngorms in Scotland […]

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South of France, but not as we know it: exploring Nîmes and the Gard

South of France, but not as we know it: exploring Nîmes and the Gard

The director of a newly refurbished boutique hotel in the old town of Nîmes tells me he has gained and lost a star recently. The hotel’s restaurant, Rouge, run by Benin-born chef Georgiana Viou, recently won its first Michelin star. But the hotel itself, the Margaret Chouleur, has been downgraded from a five-star to just

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The best new camping and glampsites around the UK, from festival vibes to no-frills meadows

The best new camping and glampsites around the UK, from festival vibes to no-frills meadows

Festival vibe, Bedfordshire Wild Canvas, one of the recent wave of pop-up campsites with a festival vibe, has a host of new additions for its fifth outing this summer. The campsite makes the most of its riverside setting on the Turvey House Estate near Bedford. It has a new wellness area, the Nest, with direct

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‘Deep in the woods, 10 minutes from my car’: the platform helping wild camping beginners find a pitch

‘Deep in the woods, 10 minutes from my car’: the platform helping wild camping beginners find a pitch

The dawn chorus is loud in the woods as I unzip my tent to peer out at the new day and a sea of bluebells. I make tea and drink it slowly, enjoying the peace. It’s a perfect start to the morning after my first solo wild camp. I had found my slice of the

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‘This campsite feels like paradise’: readers’ favourite places to pitch in the UK

‘This campsite feels like paradise’: readers’ favourite places to pitch in the UK

In the shadow of Scafell Pike, Lake District At the foot of Scafell Pike, England’s highest peak, and at the northern end of one of the Lake District’s most dramatic valleys is the National Trust campsite at Wasdale Head (basic grass pitch from £38 for two nights). As well as standard pitches there are heated

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A walk across Italy in Garibaldi’s footsteps: from Ravenna to the coast of Tuscany

A walk across Italy in Garibaldi’s footsteps: from Ravenna to the coast of Tuscany

Crickets leaping round our feet. A butterfly at the rim of my hat. Burrs on our socks. Smells of fern and pine. The rhythmic rasp of the cicadas. And, ranged around us, a never-ending green. Cypress and cedar. Peaks and parched pastures. The combed vineyards and the dark oak thickets. Moving through it all, feeling

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Kenmore Sewing Machine Manuals: Your Trusted Resource for Instant Downloads

Kenmore Sewing Machine Manuals: Your Trusted Resource for Instant Downloads

Kenmore Sewing Machine Manuals: Your reliable source for instant downloads, ensuring seamless sewing machine operation. Wilmington, DE, May 16, 2024 / LinkDaddy News / – Kenmore Sewing Machine Manuals is proud to be your go-to destination for instant PDF downloads of Kenmore sewing machine instruction, user, and service manuals. Whether you’re a seasoned seamstress or

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