City Guides


When you think of Chelmsford, your thoughts may turn to the stereotypes and characters you’ve seen on The Only Way is Essex. There is in fact a completely different side to the city waiting to...

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Edinburgh! Scotland’s capital, the seventh biggest city and home to the Edinburgh Festival, the Edinburgh Fringe and those scamps Renton and Begbie from Trainspotting. This is the second most...

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What’s the biggest city in Scotland? Ha, you said Edinburgh, didn’t you? (And so did we until we looked it up.) The biggest city in Scotland, and the third biggest city in the UK, is...

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We love Leeds. It’s such a sturdy city, isn’t it? A comfortable size to walk around, but containing everything you need (including a pretty famous football club (or so we’re told))....

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Scousers, the Mersey (and the ferry across it), the Beatles and Merseybeat, the heritage, the football… everyone’s heard of Liverpool. We’re very fond of all the cities we write about,...

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Just as we can’t help saying Aberdeeeeen in an Aberdeen accent, so we can’t help saying Man-chesta in a Manc one. Home to the Stone Roses, Frank Gallagher and that team which won the...

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Merthyr Tydfil

Situated in the Vale of Glamorgan, Merthyr Tydfil or Merthyr is the fifteenth largest urban area in Wales. The town itself is home to around 30,000 people with the county borough stretching the...

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Fog on the Tyne is all mine, all mine… Sorry. It must be bad enough being from Newcastle and hearing that dreadful Gazza song once, let alone being reminded of it here. We shall...

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Known for its work in steel production (stainless steel was invented here!), Sheffield is a northern city with a lot to offer. Despite its industrial origins,...

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