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Islandeering by Lisa Drewe

Just like us at Travellowdown, Lisa Drewe – author, explorer and chair of the Whale and Dolphin Conservation – shares a love of islands. Such is her passion for isles of all shapes and sizes, she’s explored 50 of them for a new book, titled “Islandeering – Adventures Around the Edge of Britain’s Hidden Islands”. [...]

By | 2019-05-16T11:46:00+00:00 May 16th, 2019|Books/DVDs, Latest Reviews|0 Comments

British Airways i360 – Brighton

“Have a good flight!” enthused the smartly-attired stewardess, as she ushered us through security and into the departure lounge. But instead of flying off to some far-flung corner of the globe, we were heading 450 feet into the crisp air for a spectacular bird’s eye view of Brighton and beyond! Welcome to British Airways i360, [...]

By | 2019-01-15T09:38:21+00:00 January 15th, 2019|Attractions, Latest Reviews|0 Comments

The Snowman 40th Anniversary Exhibition – Brighton

If, like us, you’re fans of Raymond Briggs’ wonderful festive story, The Snowman, then make sure you head to Brighton Museum & Art Gallery before 6th January for a stunning exhibition celebrating this magical tale. It’s 40 years since the original story of The Snowman was published. Since then, of course, it’s been turned into [...]

By | 2018-12-23T09:46:57+00:00 December 23rd, 2018|Latest Reviews|0 Comments

Holiday Extras – for a hassle-free holiday

I don’t know about you, but whenever I’m setting up a trip abroad, there’s always so much to organise, including airport parking, airport hotels, transfers, car hire and, perhaps, lounge passes. Well, make your travelling life simple and less stressful by letting Holiday Extras take care of everything. Their award-winning service is used by around [...]

By | 2018-12-23T09:18:29+00:00 December 23rd, 2018|Facilities, Latest Reviews|0 Comments

Bournemouth Christmas Tree Wonderland – 2018

The south coast town of Bournemouth really knows how to put on a show. The festive period isn’t just celebrated in this fine Dorset resort, it’s transformed into a magical, mystical and memorable period – and this year’s no exception thanks to the Christmas Tree Wonderland, which runs until 2nd January 2019. This stunning spectacle [...]

By | 2018-12-07T14:32:25+00:00 December 7th, 2018|Latest News, Latest Reviews|0 Comments

7 Family-friendly Things To Do in Bournemouth, Poole & Beyond

The Dorset seaside resort of Bournemouth and neighbouring Poole, boasting Europe’s largest natural harbour, offer something for everyone, regardless of age. Bournemouth, voted UK’s Best Seaside Town in 2017’s British Travel Awards, is a vibrant, attractive, green town with plenty of shops, parks and seven miles of golden sand – and I mean golden! Poole, [...]

By | 2018-11-19T14:52:13+00:00 November 19th, 2018|Accommodation, Attractions, Destinations, Latest Reviews|0 Comments

Family-friendly Places to Eat in Bournemouth & Poole

Between them, Bournemouth and Poole offer a plethora of restaurants and cafés catering for every dietary requirement you can think of. From award--winning restaurants and fast food chains to fish & chip shops and pubs, there’s somewhere to satisfy everyone’s taste buds. Bournemouth and Poole are proud of their cosmopolitan, multicultural flavours and this is [...]

By | 2018-11-19T14:18:12+00:00 November 19th, 2018|Latest Reviews, Places To Eat|0 Comments

Hotel Collingwood – Bournemouth

The Collingwood is one of those rare hotels where as soon as you walk in the door, you know everything is going to work out just fine. The relaxed, elegant atmosphere – encouraged by the ever-smiling, extremely helpful general manager, Jana – adds to the sense of serenity running through this first-rate hotel. It was [...]

By | 2018-11-19T14:39:59+00:00 November 19th, 2018|Accommodation, Latest Reviews|0 Comments

Northumberland 2018

Having thoroughly enjoyed our previous visits to this historical county, we were only too pleased to have the chance to explore further during Summer 2018. This time, we decided to experience what was on the doorstep or within a short drive from our base in Blyth. When it comes to finding a place to stay [...]

By | 2018-10-23T12:48:27+00:00 October 23rd, 2018|Destinations, Latest Reviews|0 Comments

The Stable – Bristol

As I move more towards a completely vegan diet, it’s reassuring to see an increasing number of restaurants and cafés following in the footsteps of eateries like The Stable in offering suitable dishes on their menus. We were suitably impressed by a recent visit to The Stable’s Bristol branch, just one of 17 restaurants the [...]

By | 2018-10-19T13:28:35+00:00 October 19th, 2018|Latest Reviews, Places To Eat, Restaurants|0 Comments

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