The centre boasts an array of unusual shops, including a traditional sweet shop, which is well worth a look.
Further afield, red squirrels, deer, buzzards, and kestrels may be spotted on a walk in Cumbria, organised by the Lake District National Park Authority.
PAINTING holidays in Andalucia, Spain, are available to both beginners and accomplished artists.
Prices start from pounds 605 per person per week including flights, transfers, full board, and tuition.
For further details call 01373 814245.
AUGSBURG Airways is expanding its presence in the UK with the launch on March 26 of new scheduled services from Birmingham to Cologne/Bonn.
Departures from Birmingham will be at 8am and 7pm, with flights returning at 6.30am and 5.30pm.
A reduced service will be offered on Sundays.
The airline, a partner with Lufthansa, expects the service to prove popular with business people in both countries.
THE release today of the film Chocolat, starring Juliette Binoche and Alfred Molina, should be a major tourist boost for a French village.
The film is set in the fictional hamlet of Lansquenet. After searching Europe for a suitable location, the producers settled on the real-life village of Flavigny-sur-Ozerain, a tiny 10th-century settlement in the rolling Burgundy countryside.
A GUIDE to Europe's major cities is available online at www.cityvox.com
The site covers everything from eating out to hotels, cinema listings and shopping.
It is regularly updated by "on the spot" teams, and visitors to the site are encouraged to contribute their own reviews with the opportunity to win prizes as an incentive to participate.
The site also provides services such as weather and currency converters.
The site prides itself on being "no-nonsense word on the street", and an ideal alternative to "brochure blurb".
BRITTANY Ferries has launched its 2001 Spanish Collection holiday programme to coincide with the first sailing of a 24-hour Plymouth to Santander route on March 11.
For early bookers (before March 30) a 12 per cent discount is available on the Spanish Collection holidays.
Further details are available by phoning 0870 5 360 360 or on the website at www.brittanyferries.com
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|Publication:||Coventry Evening Telegraph (England)|
|Date:||Mar 2, 2001|
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