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Cockermouth Travel turns 40!

It is 40 years today since we opened our doors and we are all very proud to still be going strong, a huge thank you to all our lovely customers and my amazing team for all their support over the

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Cape Town

The Garden Route by Leanne

It’s hard to know where to start with the highlights of this trip because there was too many to mention! But here goes…   After a stress-free Emirates flight to Port Elizabeth, we were met by our guide who took

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Udaipur City Palace, India

Paul’s Return to India

I have just got back from an amazing educational visit to India – after an 8-hour flight from Heathrow we arrived in Mumbai & and a city of huge contrasts! Our transfer took us past shanty towns to the waterfront

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Vancouver Island, Canada

Barney’s Canadian Family Adventure

For this year’s family adventure holiday we went to Canada’s Beautiful British Columbia. We decided the children, now ages 14, 10 and 8, were ready to tackle the nine hour flight direct from Manchester to Vancouver. Vancouver is a fantastic

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Vietnam & Dubai by Bethan

We started off by flying with Emirates (they were superb, really comfortable with lots of leg room and a fab entertainment system) from Manchester to Hanoi with a connection in Dubai.  Once we arrived in Hanoi we checked in to

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lone road going to mountains

Paul’s Californian Road Trip

Wednesday – We flew on the direct flight Manchester to San Francisco for 3 nights exploring this fantastic city. Thursday – We did a hop on hop off bus tour which I always recommend as a great way to get

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Drakensberg mountains, South Africa

Leanne’s South African Experience

I recently had the amazing opportunity to experience Durban, KwaZulu-Natal Midlands, Drakensberg Mountains & Battlefields. On arrival into Durban we met our private driver/guide who we have for the full duration of our trip. En route to the Midlands we

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Bethan in Cuba

Bethan’s Cuban Experience

Last month I had the chance to visit the stunning island of Cuba! First stop was Havana which is the most beautiful city I have visited and its crumbling facade really adds to the beauty of this amazing destination. The

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