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Reviews of holidays and breaks in Central England

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Glorious open spaces, fresh air, outdoors activities galore and low-key attractions make Central England a choice spot for family holidays and breaks, especially the Peak District, the Cotswolds, Rutland and Lincolnshire. Our team of travel-writer parents have scoured the region to report back on some of its best places to stay, eat and play, from traditional seaside resorts to national parks, and from farm parks to country houses and heritage museums.

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