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Discover Englands most perfect medieval town with one our city breaks in Chester. The centre is famous for the Chester Rows, a unique set of buildings with shops and dwellings at two levels and easily reached from our accommodation in Chester. You enter the lower level from the street, while the upper level is linked by a continuous walkway. Our self catering accommodation in Chester is also ideal for exploring the distinctive black and white timbered buildings here. The faade of Bishop Lloyds House is a magnificent example and not to be missed during your stay in Chester. Eastgate Clock is also a favourite with visitors. Whats more theres no need to book into one of the hotels in Chester, when you can explore this historic town at your leisure.
Next to New York and Paris, London offers almost certainly the best shopping experience of any city in the world. Certainly, visitors to the capital are often overwhelmed by the utter range of goods obtainable. For major international and British Brands, Londons major shopping areas tend to centre around Oxford Street and Regent Street, while Knightsbridge is home to stores stocking even additional upmarket goods. Anyone looking for specialist items should head to Covent Garden, whilst those with severe money to spend descend towards New Bond Street home to some of Britains most fashionable shops.
Douglas, the capital of the Isle of Man, is a unique blend of holiday resort, finance centre and working harbour, and as such, offers the visitor a wealth of things to do. It is here, in the pedestrianised shopping centre, that you may find many of the major high street stores, plus a number of specialist shops. A trip along Douglas Promenade in the world's oldest horsedrawn trams is a must. The town is also home to the superb Gaiety Theatre and the splendidly maintained buildings and gardens of the Villa Marina, both of which present a year round programme of entertainment, theatre, film, art and music. The award winning Manx Museum is an excellent starting point for visitors keen to discover more about the Island. Noble's Park with its range of amusements is home to the TT Grandstand, the focus for motorsport on the Isle of Man. The Isle of Man Steam Railway founded in 1873, operates throughout the summer and runs from Douglas to Port Erin in the South, passing through some magnificent countryside. Douglas is also where you can step aboard the Manx Electric Railway to Laxey and Ramsey, where you can sample a whole range of inspired cuisine, play golf or simply stroll along the promenade, gaze out to sea and begin to discover the true meaning of 'time enough' or, in Manx Gaelic, 'traa dy liooar'.
This is Robin Hood country and theres plenty for fans of the famous outlaw on one of the city breaks in Nottingham. Make sure you visit the Castle during your stay in Nottingham. It stands high on a cliff that is riddled with underground passageways. The old Norman Castle was destroyed during the English Civil War and the present building now houses a fascinating museum and art gallery. Other places of interest to visit during a weekend break in Nottingham include the Tales of Robin Hood Museum and the Museum of Costume and Textiles, which is devoted to the citys history of embroidery, lace-making and weaving.