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Archive for July, 2015

Wednesday, July 29th, 2015

Michelin star food

If you are lucky enough to be visiting Oxfordshire or Gloucestershire in the near future, why not book a table at one of the excellent Michelin Star restaurants within easy reach of your accommodation.


Monday, July 27th, 2015

Horse jumping

The Blenheim Palace Horse Trials is an international three-day event held in the park of the palace at Woodstock, Oxfordshire.

The 2015 Event will take place from 17-20 September.

Known world-wide for its eventing, Blenheim began in 1990 and has since hosted many national and international equestrian events.


Friday, July 17th, 2015

Food truck

If you are looking for top UK foodie events in 2015 you will be spoilt for choice with a wide range of diverse feasts, festivals and shows taking place in Oxfordshire, the Cotswolds, Manchester and London.


Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

Beautiful 6 bed house near Cheltenham

The UK’s Sharing Economy has resulted in many more holidaymakers booking luxury home rentals instead of hotels and home owners are reaping the benefits of renting out their properties and turning their main homes into money-earners.


Sunday, July 12th, 2015

Summer fun

Whether you are looking for top class equestrian events, three day music festivals or the largest performing arts event in the world, you will be spoilt for choice if you are visiting the UK this summer.


Friday, July 10th, 2015


The streets of London will come alive in a blaze of colour, Caribbean dancing and steel bands from 29-31st August, 2015 during the Notting Hill Carnival.

This lively event takes place every August Bank Holiday weekend as London celebrates the biggest, brashest street festival in Europe. Calypso music and a range of tempting food stalls.


Wednesday, July 8th, 2015


The Rewind South Festival Henley 2015 brings together the very best of 80’s music, glamour and fashion, making it one of the UK’s top events of its kind.

Taking place between August 21st and 23rd, 2015, Rewind Henley has become a Mecca for everything 80’s related. This year’s top acts include: Billy Ocean, OMD, Belinda Carlisle, Hot Chocolate, Kid Creole and the Coconuts, Midge Ure, Bananarama and the Human League.


Sunday, July 5th, 2015

Gay Pride

Brighton & Hove Pride celebrates its 25th anniversary in August, 2015 and promises to be one of the glitziest, gayest fun-filled events of the year.


Friday, July 3rd, 2015

Classic car show

The UK boasts some of the best festivals in Europe, and the line-up for summer and autumn, 2015 is set to attract thousands of visitors from all over the world.


Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

West Wittering Beach

If you’re planning your summer family holiday but can’t decide where to go, the answer could be closer than you think.

While the white, sandy beaches and sun-soaked shores of the Mediterranean attract thousands of holidaymakers each year, many prefer to stay in the UK and make the most of our ‘green and pleasant land’ during the summer months.