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We bring you the latest news from all our Days Inn Hotel locations across the UK.

The Lakes

Make the Most of National Parks Week in Kendal, The Lake District

With National Parks Week just around the corner, we’re focusing on one of our most beautiful hotel locations, Kendal in the Lake District, to tell you about some of the most exciting events happening in this stunning part of England. Unique for its diverse landscape of mountains, lakes, woodland and farmland and an abundance of wildlife, the Lake District is one of the most popular staycation choices for many UK holidaymakers this year and there’s no wonder why.

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Days Inn UK Staycation Hot Spots

With the world’s greatest sporting event just around the corner, it is official that 2012 is the year of the staycation. Despite the gloomy start to the British summer, it is expected that a record number of people will look to holiday in the UK this year, visiting seaside resorts, taking city breaks and exploring the countryside. With plenty of fantastic locations throughout the UK, Days Inn have put together some of the best places for a UK summer staycation:

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Hotels in Durham for Countryside and Coast

For any visitor staying in hotels in Durham, there are plenty of fantastic opportunities to take part in outdoor activities. Aside from Durham's vibrant city centre, it has a beautiful countryside and coastal location and this makes it a great place for an active weekend. For those who enjoy walking, there are plenty of walks that will take trekkers through the heart of some of the most beautiful countryside Durham has to offer, such as the Derwent Valley Walk.

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Top Five Attractions in Chester Voted by Days Inn Customers

June has seen thousands of people stop off in the historic city of Chester to take part in Jubilee celebrations and MBNA Chestival events. MBNA Chestival runs from the 2nd June – 15th July and is expected to pump more than £10million into the city’s economy this year. Days Inn Chester has had an influx of guests in the past couple of weeks who have come to take part in the celebrations and take advantage of Chester’s top visitor attractions whilst they are here.

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Hotels in Tewkesbury for a Break in the Cotswolds

Visitors staying in hotels in Tewkesbury benefit from a fantastic location on the edge of the Cotswolds, one of England's most popular holiday destinations. Famous for its honey-coloured limestone villages and its beautiful rural setting, the Cotswolds offers the visitor so much to see and do. Amongst its countryside there is a wide variety of interesting places to visit from ancient castles and exotic gardens to art galleries and antique shops.

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Hamilton Hotels for Families

The Scottish town of Hamilton lies within the southern part of the county Lanarkshire and families staying in Hamilton hotels can enjoy a fun packed weekend. The town is the fifth biggest in Scotland and was once known as Cadzow, meaning ‘beautiful castle’. The name was eventually changed as a way of honouring the Hamilton family, who had contributed greatly towards to the town.

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Chester Hotels for a Fun Break with Friends

If you and your friends are contemplating a weekend away, Chester is a brilliant choice as there are some great places to visit, endless things to do, all within a close distance to some great Chester hotels. For a fun weekend away, the city has great shopping facilities, superb tours, the award winning Chester Zoo and beautiful Tatton Park. For an unforgettable weekend away with friends the Chester Races would be hard to beat. Chester Racecourse is a stunning venue where style and entertainment go hand in hand with the racing action.

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Tewkesbury Hotels and Places to Visit

If you’re looking for a relaxing yet exciting weekend away, staying in Tewkesbury hotels will be the ideal break. Situated in Gloucestershire, the historic town lies at the meeting of the rivers Severn and Avon and is famous for having one of the best medieval black and white townscapes in the country. Visitors can expect a number of historic attractions including Tewkesbury Abbey and the John Moore Museum and there is also a wealth of shops, cafes, restaurants and pubs.

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Hotels in Lockerbie – Things to See and Do

If you’re looking for an exciting weekend break away, staying in hotels in Lockerbie puts you within a wonderful location, in the heart of the Dumfries and Galloway region in south-western Scotland. Surrounded by natural beauty and a rich heritage, the town of Lockerbie is a great base from which to explore this historic region and see some fantastic sights. Whether you want to be active in the great outdoors or relax with your family in the region’s top visitor attractions, there is something for everyone staying in hotels in Lockerbie.

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Hotels in Kendal – The Gateway to the Lakes

Staying in hotels in Kendal puts you right at the heart of the ‘Gateway to the Lakes’. With the beautiful English Lake District on your doorstep you can expect nothing less than sheer scenic beauty and adventure. The town of Kendal has a rich history being at the centre of a thriving wool and footwear industry. Probably its most famous export is Kendal mint cake, a glucose-based confectionery flavoured with peppermint that is a favourite with explorers of the Lake District.