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Because it’s awesome!

In a recent poll of “101 thing to do before you go abroad” BAMBURGH CASTLE was chosen in the “Because it’s awesome category”, thanks to its location on “the wild and stunning North Sea Coast”. And in Visit Britain’s official magazine Britain, the beach below the castle was placed among the top ten in the […]

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VisitBritain reports rise in UK holidays

VisitBritain, the national tourism agency, yesterday reported a 3% rise in inbound holiday visits in 2009, bucking the global trend. The weak pound has been a key influencer on travel in 2009 and resulted in a dramatic 25% improvement in the tourism balance of payments deficit, equivalent to £5 billion, as 15% fewer Britons have […]

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