New Chair appointed to the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew Board; gov.uk

Dame Amelia Fawcett DBE CVO has been appointed as Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew.

Source: New Chair appointed to the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew Board

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Skip the Lakes and see the Cumbrian coast – without a car; Phoebe Taplin; Guardian

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Of the millions who visit the Lake District every year, very few check out its dramatic coastline, so Phoebe Taplin has its beaches and wild dunes almost to herself…

Source: Skip the Lakes and see the Cumbrian coast – without a car

St Kilda named one of ‘the most beautiful places in Europe’; Brian Ferguson; Scotsman

St Kilda, the remote cluster of islands lying more than 40 miles off the coast of the Outer Hebrides, have been named one of the most beautiful places in Europe by one of the world’s leading travel bibles.

Source: St Kilda named one of ‘the most beautiful places in Europe’

Kate Middleton Childhood Vacation Spot Needs to Be Added to Your Bucket List ASAP; Taylor Mead; House Beautiful

It’s absolutely magical.

Source: Kate Middleton Childhood Vacation Spot Needs to Be Added to Your Bucket List ASAP

Pontcysyllte Aqueduct parking problems to be tackled; BBC

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Enterprising Lake District visitor attraction celebrates 160th Anniversary; Cumbria Crack

Boldly going where no steamer has gone before, this July marks 160 years since Enterprise launched on Ullswater, a lake in the heart of the English Lake District UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Source: Enterprising Lake District visitor attraction celebrates 160th Anniversary

Book your summer staycation in stunning Lake District; Evening Express

Evening Express teamed up with Macdonald Hotels to bring Evening Express readers these fantastic offers for a Lake District staycation.

Source: Book your summer staycation in stunning Lake District – Evening Express

Cumbrian tourism hits £3bn for the first time as visitors flock to the Lake District; Dean Kirby; iNews

Tourism in Cumbria has hit £3bn for the first time as millions of visitors flock to the land of William Wordsworth and Beatrix Potter.

Source: Cumbrian tourism hits £3bn for the first time as visitors flock to the Lake District

Shop owner brands street ‘best in Bath’ as two more open; Richard Mills; Somerset Live

This is a far cry from January when there were almost as many vacant shops as there were full ones…

Source: Shop owner brands street ‘best in Bath’ as two more open

Jurassic Coast; Midweek Herald

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