Author Archives: James Ruddy

James Ruddy

Twr Y Felin Hotel, St. David’s, Pembrokeshire

21/06/2021 by .
Twr y Felin Hotel Spring 2021

Dramatic sea cliff walks and the UK’s smallest city are a stone’s throw from one of the finest boutique hotels in Wales, as James Ruddy discovered.

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Exploring Pembrokeshire’s Magical Coast

21/06/2021This entry was posted in Europe and Middle East, Newsletter, Pembrokeshire, United Kingdom, Wales and tagged on by .
Pretty Solva harbour

With staycations booming, James Ruddy discovers some surprising ‘hidden treasures’ on a short break to Pembrokeshire’s magical coast.

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Self-drive cruising along the Caledonian Canal

11/11/2020 by .
The Caledonian Canal meets Loch Ness. Picture Visit Scotland and Kenny Lam.

Deprived by the Covid crisis of an annual trip to his ancestral home in Ireland, James Ruddy heads for Scotland’s Caledonian Canal in search of Celtic craic and stunning natural beauty.

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Narrowboating along the Llangollen Canal

03/08/2020 by .
Edging over the Pontcysllte Aqueduct. e1596447768100

Ready for a relaxing and self-isolated staycation? How about a holiday in a luxurious narrowboat along the tree-lined canal linking England and Wales? James Ruddy takes the watery high road.

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Eating out on the Algarve

03/08/2020 by .
Seafood galore at Faro market. e1596445476195

It was a tough choice: cycling, kayaking and running with an Olympic rowing champion – or downing fine wine with oodles of fresh fish and juicy steaks. Without a hint of shame, James Ruddy chooses the food option on a glorious Algarve short break food tour based at the Four Seasons Fairways Resort.

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Insider’s Guide To Hidden Norfolk

29/04/2019 by .
Quaint Kessingland beach.

A starry night as black as pitch surrounded us as our headlights probed the empty landscape on our way south past Cley Marshes and I realised once more why this place is so rare amid the hurly-burly of modern England.

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