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OF THE UK’S BEST INDEPENDENT BOOKSHOPS

It should be the stuff of science fiction. Amazon can deliver books within the hour (soon to be parachuting parcels into your garden from drones) and Kindles mean that we

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DRIVING HOME FOR CHRISTMAS? HERE’S OUR PLAYLIST TO SEE YOU THROUGH THE TRAFFIC JAMS AND SQUABBLES

Here’s the Spotify playlist that will be getting us home this Christmas. Some classics, some crooners. Follow us to listen in on your way home, and let us know what

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DELICIOUS, OFF-THE-BEATEN-TRACK CAMPER VAN PIT STOPS

The UK’s motorways whip us past some breathtaking countryside and gorgeous villages merely glimpsed through the crash barrier. Many of them have delicious cafes, cosy pubs and honest, local foo

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UNUSUAL PLACES TO STOP OFF AND CHARGE YOUR CAR

Apart from an attempt to rescue drivers from the grim, strip-lit inhumanity of motorway service stations, we wrote the Extra Mile to encourage a better way of travel. We think

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OUR PICK OF VEGETARIAN STOPS

Whale Tail Cafe M6, Junction 34 Lancaster is an unsung Northern city with coastal views, a castle, glamorous architecture, and the Whale Tail, a fantastic cafe specialising in vegetarian, vegan

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OUR PICK OF PODCASTS

Our research team spend a lot of time on the road: that’s a lot of listening hours. Sometimes the sing-a-long reigns, but we often find podcasts are better for keeping

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#ROADTRIP: 7 BACK-TO-NATURE BOLTHOLES (WHERE YOU CAN WALK TO THE PUB)

Want to disconnect from the world….but not so much that you can’t stroll to a pub for a pint and a slap-up meal? Our friends at Canopy and Stars have


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MEET THE OWNER: ANOTHER TILLY TEAROOM

How did Another Tilly Tearoom begin?Β  Another Tilly Tearoom got its name because it what it says … its just another Tilly Tearoom.Β  The original Tilly Tearoom is in


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RECIPE: HONEY AND BAY ROASTED PARSNIP AND CELERIAC SOUP

Try this super simple soup recipe from Leadenham Teahouse for a quick wintery meal. Owner Katie says: β€œIt’s important to us that our specials board is changed regularly to use


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#ROADTRIP: SIX WALKS TO BREAK A LONG JOURNEY

We’re firm believers that with a bit of pre-planning a journey can be enjoyed rather than endured. Why rush from A to B, hunched over the steering wheel and battling