Monday 28 September 2015

October at the Natural History Museum at Tring

Celebrate 700 years of Tring's market town charter
The Tring 700 Photo Exhibition opens shortly – enjoy images of life around Tring from past and present, including pictures from the archives and entries to the competition organised by the Tring and District Camera Club.
Opens 9 October
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Seasonal family activities
Batty Masks
15 October, 30-minute craft workshops at 11.00 and 14.00
Tickets £2

The Big Draw
24 October–1 November

Apple Pressing and Juice Tasting
27 October, drop-in demonstration 10.30–15.30

Apple Feeders
27 and 28 October, 30-minute workshops at 10.15, 10.45, 11.15, 14.30 and 15.00
Tickets £2

Pumpkin Carving at the Museum
29 October, 30-minute sessions at 17.30, 18.00 and 18.30
Tickets £3, advance booking required. 

Museum by Torchlight
30 October, 17.00–20.00
Fancy dress welcome

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Autumn must-haves from our online shop 
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What's on at the Museum in London
Ice Rink
Enjoy fun on the ice and get into that festive feeling, suitable for all the family.
Opens 29 October
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Sunday 20 September 2015

Best Western Hotel Royale Bournemouth, Dorset, England - From £99 Per Night

About Best Western Hotel Royale

Blow away those cobwebs with some fresh sea air, and escape to the seaside resort of Bournemouth with a stay at the Best Western Hotel Royale. Traditional design and a spectacular clifftop location make this classic hotel a seaside favourite, and the perfect place from which to soak in sea air and all the sights and sounds of Bournemouth. Retire to your hotel after a day of exploring all this city, and the surrounding coastline, has to offer, and indulge in delicious dining at the Aqua Brasserie restaurant before enjoying a peaceful night's sleep in a cosy and comfortable room.

What You Get
  • Enjoy a stay in a Standard Double or Twin room, including a two-course meal and breakfast
  • Enjoy a two-course dinner at the Aqua Brasserie restaurant
  • Click here to view the seasonally inspired menu, filled with dishes created from the freshest local produce
Things to do in Bournemouth
  • Visit the shops, restaurants, cafes and bars of Central Bournemouth - a vibrant cosmopolitan hub only minutes from the beach
  • Take one of the many coastal trail routes and explore Dorset's Jurassic Coast on foot or by bike
  • Unwind at the hotel's Aqua Health and Leisure Club
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Saturday 19 September 2015

The Arden Hotel From £129/night - Stratford-upon-Avon, England

About The Arden Hotel

Nestled along the river in the heart of Stratford-upon-Avon, The Arden Hotel is an elegant and sophisticated four-star hotel directly opposite the Royal Shakespeare Company. With beautifully furnished rooms – most offering views of the magnificent theatres or the river – sun kissed terraces and a chic waterside brasserie awarded two AA Rosettes; The Arden’s contemporary take on a boutique hotel has won her admirers from around the globe. Make yourself at home in a deluxe bedroom complete with luxurious amenities, before ambling downstairs to sip a signature cocktail in the stunning Champagne Bar. And with the RSC as your prestigious next door neighbour, venture forth to experience the Bard’s masterpieces in all their glory.
What You Get
  • Enjoy a Deluxe Room stay for two people with a two-course dinner and breakfast
  • Meals will be served in the two AA Rosette Waterside Brasserie – click here for a sample menu
  • All Deluxe Rooms come with a range of modern and lavish comforts including: king-size beds, flat screen digital television with DVD player, tea and coffee facilities, a marble bathroom, bathrobes and luxury toiletries
Things to Do in Stratford-upon-Avon
  • Explore the glorious gardens, houses and country parks in the surrounding countryside such as Charlecote Park, Ragley Hall and Compton Verney
  • Pop by Anne Hathaway’s Cottage, a 15th century farmhouse straight out of a children’s book
  • Start a night on the town by taking in a show at either the Royal Shakespeare Theatre or the Swan Theatre, both opposite the hotel
  • Stroll about Stratford’s historic centre for vibrant culture, good food and incredibly talented Shakespearean buskers
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Tuesday 8 September 2015

Oldwalls Gower - From £89 per night

A magical bolthole hidden away in the lush green of Wales, Oldwalls Gower is a five-star retreat offering luxury accommodation in Britain’s first designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Fusing natural rustic looks with modern design and contemporary comfort, this unique country retreat is a stunning venue for an overnight break dripping in luxury. Winner of Best Wedding Venue at the Welsh National Wedding Awards 2014, surround yourself with leafy canopies while taking in romantic walks, stunning views and exploring the nearby villages here in the heart of the Gower Peninsula. Watch the trees surrounding the lake illuminate in the evening, explore the upmarket pubs and first class restaurants nearby, then return to opulence and rural luxury in your five-star indulgent double room or spacious suite.
What You Get
  • For £89 per night (worth up to £150) enjoy a stay for two in a Deluxe Double or a Luxury Double room with Full Welsh breakfast
  • For £109 per night (worth up to £179) enjoy a stay for two in the Oaktree Suite or the Ivy Suite with Full Welsh breakfast
  • For £114 per night (worth up to £189) enjoy a stay for two in the Willow Suite with Full Welsh breakfast
  • For £169 per night (worth up to £290) enjoy a stay for two in the Rose Suite with Full Welsh breakfast
  • Stay for up to three nights at these great rates
  • The Deluxe and Luxury Doubles feature luxury en suite bathroom, flat screen TVs and with select rooms offering private gardens with views of the lake
  • The Oaktree and Ivy Suites boast a luxurious king-size bed and modern amenities including plasma television and a rain shower
  • The Willow Suite offers improved spaciousness with an open plan living room and kitchen area, 50 inch plasma televisions in the living room and the king-size bedroom, and a large bathroom with rain shower
  • The Rose Suite has been interior designed to the highest specifications with a beautiful private garden complete with infinity tub and sauna, a stunning glass balcony offering magnificent views, and all the facilities you’d expect of a five-star hotel including open plan lounge and kitchen area, large king-size bedroom, 50 inch flat screen TV, iPad music and lighting system and a designer bathroom
  • Winner of Best Wedding Venue at the Welsh National Wedding Awards 2014
What to Do
  • Only a short drive away, visit the delightful sandy beaches of Swansea or Rhossil Bay, recently voted Britain’s Best Beach
  • One of Gower’s most famous country pubs, The Greyhound is just a 20 minute stroll away
  • With 50 acres of private grounds surrounding you, and miles upon miles of gorgeous countryside beyond, Oldwalls Gower is a perfect location for both romantic strolls and vigorous rambles

Tuesday 1 September 2015

Butterfly World Project Entry from £3.10 (Up to 53% Off) St Albans

Butterfly World Project

A wildlife conservation project which was launched at the Royal Entomological Society in 2008, the Butterfly World Project aims to educate and raise awareness among visitors about some of the world’s most delicate and beautiful creatures. There are several different zones to explore: the British Butterfly Garden is planted to attract native butterfly species, while the Tropical Butterfly House has a humid atmosphere to comfortably accommodate over 600 butterflies from 20 different tropical species. The Bee Hut houses a hive of busy bees with information about their honey-making skills, and the Insect Study Centre lets visitors get up close to a host of creepy crawlies. The centre is designed around a fuss-free family day out, with a cafe, several picnic areas, the Natural Play Area, pretty walks and a gift shop to keep the whole family entertained.

Choose from 3 Options

  • £3.10 for Child entry with activity book and pencil (53% off)
  • £5.25 for Adult entry with hot drink (48% off)
  • £15.25 for Family entry with activity book and pencil per child and hot drink per adult (49% off)
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