19.11.2012 05:44 PM

AMBLESIDE - a place for all seasons

The LAKE DISTRICT NATIONAL PARK is regarded as England's finest area of scenic and natural beauty, with every opportunity available to enjoy it. Ambleside is situated right at the centre of the Park.


18.11.2012 03:43 PM

10 great 'Harry Potter' filming locations - USA Today

USA Today features Pembrokeshire Although many spots in the wildly popular Harry Potter films are make-believe, there are plenty of real-life locations that any die-hard Potter fan will recognize and appreciate. With Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1 opening in theaters today, Andrea Spain, editor of Britain magazine, shares with Sarah Sekula for USA TODAY locales worthy of putting on your spectacles and picking up your wand.


18.11.2012 03:42 PM

Beauty of Pembrokeshire praised by comedian

Comedian and author Tony Hawks has said he was "stunned" by the natural beauty of Pembrokeshire in south Wales. The writer of Round Ireland with a Fridge spent four days in the region last summer, as it was used as a location for the film adaptation of his bestselling book, the Western Telegraph reports.


18.11.2012 03:41 PM

Pembrokeshire - the second most outstanding of the world's coastal destinations

Pembrokeshire has been judged the second most outstanding of the world's coastal destinations by National Geographic's Traveler magazine. It tied in second place with New Zealand's Tutukaka Coast, just behind the Avalon Peninsula, Newfoundland. The National Geographic Society (NGS) is one of the world's largest non-profit scientific and educational institutions, and its monthly journal has a global readership of 9 million.


19.03.2012 08:05 PM

Chalet Cuisine - Our food & drink

Whether you are seeking a catered or self-catered chalet holiday, you can be sure that you will enjoy some fantastic food whilst staying in Samoens...


10.10.2011 01:24 PM

Bodega Bay Dining – and more...

A List of restaurants and other places of interest in and around Bodega Bay, California.


04.10.2011 03:08 AM

Things to do around Whitehall Lodge

There are so many things to do in and around Tenby that we can't possibly list them all, but here are some of the most popular, and we would be pleased to help you with information on places of interest in Pembrokeshire. Family & Kids


03.10.2011 06:02 PM

Corporate Skiing

We the addition of Zybeline to our small luxury portfolio of chalets, we can offer the perfect facilities in which to hold your corporate event. The two chalets are located less than a minute's walk of each other, both are ski in ski out and Lapin Blanc offers the perfect facilities, with it large sitting room and cinema, for both chalets to come together for presentations.


03.10.2011 05:58 PM

Exquisite Cuisine - Meribel, Purple Ski

The cuisine offered is a huge part of what sets a holiday with Purple Ski apart from the rest. Eating at Purple Ski has always been a memorable experience, akin to eating in a top quality restaurant. And we are proud that, in a recent competition run by The Times newspaper, in which scores of excellent companies were nominated by the public, Purple Ski won the award Times Chalet Chef 2010, so our food has been independently rated as the best cooking in the Alps. See articles and a video on The Times Web Site.


28.09.2011 07:42 PM

The sky confirms "shining moon" behind Frankenstein

A Texas astronomer has used science to confirm one of the most famous tales in western literature, the "bright and shining moon" over Lake Geneva that inspired an 18-year-old Mary Shelley to write "Frankenstein; or the Modern Prometheus."


18.09.2011 03:12 PM

Seravezza, Stazzema & Camaiore

Seravezza, Stazzema and Camaiore are situated at the foothill of the Apuanan Alps, known as the ‘Comunità Montana Alta Versilia’. This is the pre Apennine area of the Apuanan Alps famous all over the world for its prestigious marble caves that supplied Michelangelo with some of its best marble for his works of art. It represents one of the most typical and original areas of the Italian peninsula. Besides it vertiginous mountain rock walls, the breath taking views of the mountain ridge and the marble caves, this area is rich in history and deep rooted in gastronomic tradition in slow food for today’s fast world.


18.09.2011 03:12 PM


The town of Massarosa dates back to the 3rd century B.C. Located a few kilometres inland and close to Lake Massaciuccoli. Its territory is quite vast and offers its visitors a broad range of things to do in the area, amongst which a visit to the ancient Roman villa and baths dating back to the 2nd century, walks along nature trails, culture events and sports on the lake.


18.09.2011 03:11 PM


World famous for its Carnival with night festivals (February/March) and the Puccini Summer Opera Festival (July/August) which takes place in the open air theatre suggestively located on Lake Massaciuccoli.


18.09.2011 03:10 PM

Forte Dei Marmi

One of the younger municipalities within Versilia for many years has been the haunt for prominent business people, artists and writers – the place to see and be seen.


18.09.2011 03:09 PM


Pietrasanta known as the small ‘Athens’ for it considerable artistic and cultural importance, situated at the foothill of the ancient Lombardic Fortress overlooking the medieval residential town’s main square ‘Piazza del Duomo’.


18.09.2011 03:04 PM

Our Tuscany

Versilia (ver-si-lia) a word so simple that holds so many undiscovered treasures – a well kept secret that most Italians guard very jealously. Close your eyes and imagine a location where you can link up to whatever you, your partner or family needs to relax, unwind, discover and feel pampered.


22.08.2011 08:37 PM


Wells-next-the-Sea sits on the edge of the North Norfolk coast, here you can see the most stunning views of big blue skies and sunsets which seem to stretch for miles and quaint old fashion beach huts painted in bright clours, sandy beaches and pine woods.


13.08.2011 04:16 PM

Mid-air rescue for German cable car passengers

A helicopter has plucked to safety 20 people stranded in mid-air on a cable car in southern Germany after a paraglider collided with the cables. Rescuers supplied food and blankets, and toys for six children aboard, while waiting for strong winds to die down.


07.08.2011 12:06 PM

TWO SHIPWRECKS discovered off the Irish Donegal coastline may be linked to the late 16th-century Spanish Armada

The wreckage of a sunken vessel believed to be from the Spanish Armada has been discovered off the Donegal coast Ireland. Evidence uncovered during a dive survey revealed the vessel was likely to be a 16th-century ship, possibly part of the 1588 Spanish Armada.


26.06.2011 01:15 PM

A hiker on Sunday found the bodies of six mountaineers in the French Alps who appeared to have died in an avalanche of snow and stones, officials said.

A hiker on Sunday found the bodies of six mountaineers in the French Alps who appeared to have died in an avalanche of snow and stones, officials said. "The victims were climbing roped together in two groups. It looks like there was a slide of snow and stones mixed together," he said, adding that it appeared that they had died on Saturday.