Unique architecture, canal views, pretty shops, world-famous museums! There's so much to do on a city break in Amsterdam - and this is your perfect easy-to-follow itinerary so you can see and do it all in just 2 extraordinary days. Click through for top tips for a Saturday and Sunday in Amsterdam, plus a free weekend break planner!
The Blue Pool, Wareham, Dorset. A unique attraction in the Isle of Purbeck. A chance to escape the outside world and enjoy walks around a magical Pool famous for its ever changing colours. Sandy Paths lead up steps to views of the Purbeck Hills or down steps to the waters edge. Giftshop, Museum and Plant Centre. The Teahouse offers morning coffee, delicious lunches and cream teas with homemade scones. Distance from Shaftesbury to Wareham 26 miles.
The Major Oak is a huge English oak tree near the village of Edwinstowe in the heart of Sherwood Forest, Nottinghamshire, England. According to local folklore, it was Robin Hood's shelter where he and his merry men slept. It weighs an estimated 23 tons, has a girth of 33 feet (10 metres), and is about 800–1000 years old. In June 2002, the Tree Council designated the Major Oak one of fifty Great British Trees in recognition of its place in the national heritage.
Cheddar Gorge, in Cheddar. Britain's biggest gorge from the dramatic cliffs rising 450ft to the stunning stalactite caverns. This world-famous beauty spot is a National Nature Reserve, reveals many fascinating stories of our prehistoric ancestors, and is an international centre for caving and rock climbing: - photographed by Graham Mcpherson
Cheddar Gorge, Cheddar. Britain's biggest gorge from the dramatic cliffs rising 450ft to the stunning stalactite caverns. This world-famous beauty spot is a National Nature Reserve, reveals many fascinating stories of our prehistoric ancestors, and is an international centre for caving and rock climbing.
The fashion world descends upon London's Soho district this week, as London Fashion Week makes Berwick Street its new home. But the area is famous for more than fashion, here are the places to drink, dine and stay while you're in the capital's entertainment district
Vita Sackville-West's Writing Tower This writing room is located in the Elizabethan Tower at Sissinghurst Castle in Kent. It's surrounded by the world-famous, romantic garden and was where Vita Sackville-West (close friend of Virginia Woolf) did most of her writing. IMAGE: National Trust John Hammond
Eilean Donan Castle, Scotland. Built in the 13th century to hold back the Vikings, today Eilean Donan Castle is one of the most famous sites in Scotland. Most probably it was named after Bishop Donan who came to Scotland in the 6th century. It is situated on an island, surrounded by the amazing scenery of the Scottish highlands.