Category: Travel

New quarantine rules expected for travellers to UK

Boris Johnson is expected to sign off sweeping new quarantine rules for travellers in airport hotels on Tuesday as cabinet ministers rebuffed pressure from Tory MPs to set out a timetable for the easing of lockdown. In what Downing Street said was a more cautious approach since England’s third lockdown, a No 10 source said: […]

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30 UK holiday cottages to book now for summer 2021

SOUTH-WEST Deepdean the Cockerel, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire Visitors staying in this converted 17th-century barn may spot some unusual other guests in the grounds, including zebras, meerkats and alpacas. The owner runs a private animal sanctuary, and the income from the holiday lets (there are also two one-bedroom cottages) is invested in the animals. Another […]

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‘Best And Worst’ States Rated After Deadlier Than Expected Year On Nation’s Roads

Heavy traffic in Boston. Boston Globe via Getty Images Traffic overall has dropped across the country during the Covid-19 pandemic, but there has been a substantial rise in the fatality crash rate, thought to be the result of spikes in excessive speeding, impaired and distracted driving, and lower seat belt use.  A new report, which […]

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Sustainable tourism key to Cumbria’s new carbon neutral plan

Across Cumbria local communities, businesses and grassroots organisations are being mobilised to map out ways that they hope will help it become the UK’s first carbon-neutral county. The county has targeted 2037 to decarbonise, an ambition initially supported by £2.5m of national lottery funding, which was awarded last August and will be drip-fed over the […]

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Bleary eyes and chaste kisses at Heathrow as passengers beat air corridor deadline

The glamour of international travel long ago fell victim to baggage searches and belt-removals, retail-saturated terminals, low-cost airlines and long queues at passport control. The arrival of Covid-19, mask-wearing and the fiendish paradox of social distancing on cramped airliners has only added to the generally tedious business of getting from one country to another. Now, […]

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