Tips and deals: 27/09/2009
Sunday 27 September 2009
If you like your hotels quirky, get a copy of
Bed In A Tree by Bettina Kowalewski. Find some of the oddest locations to stay in, such as the German hotel shaped like a giant suitcase. Published on 1 October, by DK Eyewitness Travel Guides, price £14.99.
Head to Nantwich in Cheshire for the second Words and Music Festival, 8-11 October, where the line-up will feature the poet Simon Armitage and BBC presenter Mark Radcliffe with his madcap folk band The Family Mahone. Go to wordsandmusicfestival.com
Leaving at the crack of dawn for a family holiday this October half-term? Get 10 per cent off rooms near airports with Airport Parking and Hotels. For example, two adults and two children can share a room at the Novotel Birmingham Airport for £67.86. Go to aph.com
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