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Discover England

Discover England

Sleepy villages nestled in rolling countryside, picturesque medieval market towns, and cosmopolitan cities; mile upon mile of dramatic coastline, towering mountain peaks in protected National Parks, leafy forests and ancient woodlands… Oh, to be in England!  And what better than a spot of afternoon tea in an English seaside town? Buckets and spades and sticks of rock are what English summers are all about!

Rich in heritage, the list of England’s historical treasures is almost never-ending; evoke the far-flung past amid mystical stone circles, ascend the stone towers of lordly castles or gaze in wonder at glittering treasure hoards.

The country boasts 15 national parks and 33 Areas of Natural Beauty for you to explore. Reconnect with the great outdoors in the most stunning natural surroundings imaginable.

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1st May 2019

Tour de Yorkshire Route Accommodation 2019

With the Tour de Yorkshire 2019 almost upon us, we thought we’d share the best places you can stay...

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24th April 2019

Sykes’ Guide to Spring Flowers

The UK is home to a number of native and foreign flowers that bloom during the spring months and...

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23rd April 2019

Springtime Daffodils in the Lake District

When we think of spring, we think of the beautiful flowers beginning to bloom, filling gardens with bright bursts...

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Travel Tips
3 months ago

6 Last-minute Easter Cottages

The Easter Bank Holiday 2019 is fast approaching, and if you’re thinking about a cottage getaway, we still have...

Day Out Guides
3 months ago

Discover National Parks Fortnight

National Parks Week has been transformed. In 2019, the annual event is moving to spring (6th – 21st April),...

Outdoor Activities
4 months ago

10 Best Spring Walks in Britain

We have officially entered into spring and can put winter behind us for another year (here’s hoping – we...

Day Out Guides View from Cat Bells
5 months ago

14 Best Things to do in the Lake District

Looking for the best things to do in the Lake District? Look no further than our list of 14...

Travel Tips rainy day
5 months ago

8 Things to do on a Rainy Day in Yorkshire

Are you worried about rainy days disrupting your holiday in Yorkshire? Fear not, our list of things to do...

Discover Great Britain & Ireland

Why jet off to sunnier climes when there are plenty of picturesque and fascinating destinations to explore much closer to home? Discover the best holiday locations Great Britain & Ireland have to offer with Sykes Cottages.

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