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Vango Stelvio 200 tent packed up on Suzuki V-Strom Touring bike

Vango Stelvio 200 tent is perfect for touring on a motorcycle

TOURING on a motorcycle raises a fairly unique set of challenges – especially, if like me, you’re not very good at travelling light!
With only three boxes and a back seat however, it does tend to focus your mind on what is actually essential for a long weekend away, and the Suzuki luggage set on my V-Strom is surprisingly capacious if you pack carefully and use every last bit of space.

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Here’s 007 reasons to motor out at half-term!

LOOKING for something to occupy the children during the upcoming half-term? Well, for children of all ages and sexes, Beaulieu is offering special activities with the whole family in mind. From May 25 to June 2, you can enjoy all the usual features of the visitor attraction but also have extra fun with Giant Games! […]

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Power up and grab discounted tickets fast!

MOTORING fans who wish to take advantage of the early discount ticket offers for this year’s Cholmondeley Pageant of Power had better get their skates on! The popular event takes place from June 14-16 at the Cheshire venue. It bills itself as the  UK’s biggest celebration of power and speed and hosts a series of […]

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Visit York's Tourist Attractions

Modern York’s tourist attractions show off its history

WORTH A VISIT… THE CITY OF YORK’S TOURIST ATTRACTIONS TOM SCANLAN spent long weekend in one of Britain’s most exciting and historic cities Busy roads into the city, busy by-pass roads, busy streets in the centre… old York buzzes with life, as do its huge variety of tourist attractions. Our very pleasant room in the […]

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Travel prize could make holiday dreams come true

IF you feel like packing your bags, escaping our rather damp British “summer”, and heading off on your dream holiday, Travel Counsellors have just launched a competition which could see you doing exactly that. The leading independent travel company has launched a campaign to make travel dreams come true following research which suggests over 70% […]

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Drive it… to the top of the Dales with Morgan owners

Morgan car owners in the north are planning to mark St George’s Day by driving to the country’s highest pub, the Tan Hill Inn, high in the Yorkshire dales. The event, on Sunday April 22, will also coincide with the Federation of British Historic Vehicle club’s “drive it day”. The club wants the day to […]

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Boris’ Bikes are a fun way of seeing London’s sights

On a family weekend away, we put some Boris Bikes through their paces on the busy streets of London. GETTING around in London can be a stressful business, what with the hustle and bustle of the busy tubes, or the battle for seats on buses. I wouldn’t recommend driving in the Capital these days, not […]

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Safari Park is a great day out for all the family

Peugeot chose a safari park as one of the venues for its 3008 HYbrid4 launch. wheelworldreviews.co.uk editor DAVID HOOPER reports on a car launch which went a bit “wild”. During the launch of Peugeot’s 3008 Hybrid car, which uses a combination of petrol and electric motors, we visited the West Midlands Safari Park. As well […]

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