Great Getaways: Corsica, the New Forest, Sardinia and the Cotswolds
Sunday 01 July 2012
Granite peaks, sandy beaches and untamed scenery make Corsica an appealing prospect during the peak summer months. Corsican Places currently has a week-long stay in the island's fortified commune of Calvi. The price of £499 per person includes a stay at the Hotel Cyrnéa, with breakfast, and flights from Stansted or Manchester on 1, 8 or 15 July with transfers (corsica.co.uk).
Into the woods
Little Paddock is a collection of nine self-catering wooden lodges on the western fringes of the New Forest National Park. There's a pool and hot tub on-site, a tennis court and bar, and throughout July it's offering three-night stays for £143 per person, based on two sharing (little-paddock.com).
Book by tomorrow and a week's half-board at the Chia Village – set within the Chia Laguna Resort – is £639 per person. Travel between 28 July and 22 September. The deal with Secret Escapes includes BA flights from Heathrow or Manchester to Cagliari with transfers. There's also a family offer of £2,340, based on two adults and two children sharing two interconnecting rooms, with the same board, flights and transfers (secretescapes.com).
Enjoy some of England's most elegant scenery on a self-guided walking tour of the Cotswolds. The trip with Sherpa Walking Holidays includes a week's B&B accommodation in Stratford-upon-Avon, Mickleton, Broadway, Blockley, Bourton-on-the-Water and Guiting Power, for £516 per person, with luggage transfers and route notes. Departs daily until October (sherpa-walking-holidays.co.uk).
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