Blog (August 2019) - Staytripper

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    The best places to spot birds of prey

    Twitchers all over the country will have been rejoicing over the nicer weather meaning that many of the interesting bird species in the UK will have been more easily spotted against the cloudless skies. If you’re not someone who has a broad knowledge of birds, you too might have noticed a fair few of them out and about while you’ve been enjoying the sunshine, so here are the best places in the UK for spotting Britain’s birds of prey. Some of them might even surprise you!

  • 4 of Northern England’s best walks

    4 of Northern England’s best walks

    When the sun is shining and all the plants are out and the birds are singing, there is nothing better than being in the great outdoors. Luckily, there are loads of amazing natural spots in the UK for you to enjoy and we’ve put together some of our favourite walking trails in the north of England to give you some inspiration of places to explore.

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    Britain’s best beaches

    The summer is here and so naturally you’re going to want to head to the coast, grab an ice cream and enjoy the sound of the waves crashing against the shore while the notion might be romantic, we all know that what really happens is we spend ages trying to stop sand getting in our pockets, get sun burned and inevitably try to protect our snacks from screaming sea gulls. All those things are what makes a British sea side trip so charming and as this is the season, here are some of the best beaches in Britain for you to visit this summer.

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    Keep the kids learning this summer with these Arthurian locations

    Just because its summer it doesn’t mean you don’t have to stop learning and with so many incredible historical locations in the UK, there are plenty of opportunities to visit somewhere to pique the kids and your interest. To make it all a little more exciting though, why not spend some time learning about the myths and legends of the UK by visiting these key places in the story of King Arthur?