Heritage Writing Competition

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        ******    The Heritage Writing Competition closed on October 31st, 2018.    ****** Well over 100 entries were received, almost all of publishable standard. The Judging Panel is now working through the entries and the results will be announced as soon as finalised. Our exciting, new …

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Why Don’t More Come to Morecambe?

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Written by Helen Rhodes (A Highly Commended entry in the Off the Beaten Track Writing Competition.) I am standing on a windy promenade in Lancashire, looking out across Morecambe Bay, towards the Lake District. The view is breath-taking. Across the …

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Guide to English Heritage and the National Trust in Lincolnshire

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The traditional county of Lincolnshire is the second largest in size after Yorkshire, but has only eight English Heritage and six National Trust properties – far, far fewer than in Yorkshire or the third largest county, Devon. However some of these …

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Six Tropical Destinations Perfect for Senior Travellers

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Guest author, Harper Reid, gives her top choices for tropical holidays. White beaches, crystal-clear waters, and palm trees swaying in the wind – what’s better than a holiday in the tropics? Because they promise loads of rest and relaxation, tropical …

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Tour of Northern Spain: Bilboa, Pamplona, León, Gijón, Picos de Europa

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STE’s Holiday Editor, Tony Taylor, and his wife report on their driving tour around Northern Spain. In our younger days, we both worked full-time and, with two boys in tow, Southern Spain or Majorca were our usual holiday destinations. We would choose a …

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A Splash of Orange – Seville in February

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Written by Jane Critchley (A Runner-up entry in the Travel for Seniors Writing Competition.) Ok, what are we talking about here? For me, travel for seniors conjures up amazing places, plenty of walking to see those places, cafés and bars …

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