Posts Tagged ‘ bank holiday ’

Another bank holiday?

May 25th, 2020 | By

Having an October bank holiday and calling it NHS Day would be a worthy celebration of the achievements of key workers during the pandemic

Cheap trips

Aug 23rd, 2013 | By

The last bank holiday before Christmas is almost upon us! Want to make the most of the long weekend and escape overseas but worried about your wallet? Check out our tips below on how to have a purse pleasing break

Down the tube?

Dec 22nd, 2012 | By

Different year, same story… the London Undergound drivers are to stage yet another Boxing Day strike, because of a row over Bank Holiday pay

Buccaneers and Smugglers

Apr 27th, 2010 | By

Bank holidays are made for children. But you do ever get tired of taking them to the same thing? At Caldicot Castle in Monmouthshire there is something different set against a stunnning backdrop of the castle.
Visitors to Caldicot Castle on the weekend of Sunday 2nd and Bank Holiday Monday 3rd May can experience the drama and tension as they travel back in time to 1674 and meet the famous buccaneer, Sir Henry Morgan and a crew of his most ferocious comrades from his notorious pirate vessel The Dolphin, newly returned from the pirate haunts of the Caribbean.

The Last Bank Holiday

Aug 28th, 2009 | By

Well it’s the last one before Christmas, the last one before nearly four months without a break. This always seems a long time to me so I always arrange an Autumn break to relieve the continuous onset of winter.

But before winter starts there is this one to enjoy..

The Bank Holiday Getaway

May 1st, 2009 | By

Today will probably be the first big getaway of the year. People will stream out of work this afternoon and head for cars, trains and airports to enjoy the most of the bank holiday weekend. And oddly enough for a bank holiday it looks as though it will be fine and warm for most of the country. For those of us driving away for the weekend, there is the usual chance of motorway congestion in addition to the roadworks that seem to turn roads into
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