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Weaker Pound makes this the time to Visit England

18 October 2019

The value of the pound has been sliding on international currency markets, declining nearly 5% since the Brexit vote in June.

Sterling has fallen to a three-year low against the euro after Theresa May outlined the timetable for starting Brexit negotiations. It also hit its lowest level against the dollar since the beginning of July. On Sunday, the prime minister said she would trigger Article 50, the clause needed to start the process, by the end of March 2017. That means the UK is likely to leave the EU by mid-2019. In early morning trade, the pound fell by about 1% against the euro to €1.1433 before recovering slightly. It was also down 1% against the dollar at $1.2854 at one point, its lowest since 6 July, when it hit $1.2797.

If you've ever though about joining the Queen for Tea, Marching with the Guards, doing the Lambeth Walk or walking further afield in Oxford, Cotswolds, Yorkshire or the Lakes District - nows the time to Explore Britain.

See the full report on the following BBC Currency News page

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Hi, Philip! Just wanted to let you know we made it to Prestatyn today. All accommodations were really good. Most gave us a ride back to the trail. Took taxi from the Griffin. Last night at Glan Clywd Issa was excellent. Linda prepared a full salmon dinner and Hugh provided wine. All very nice. We would be comfortable recommending any of the accommodations you arranged. The rides back to the trail were really necessary so we'd encourage that being in the preparations and formalized.

As you may know the weather was great. No rain at all, and clear, dry and sunny the last 2 days. We had a great time! Thanks for your excellent planning. Maybe, now that you know the accommodations were good you can add it back to your regular offerings. Take care and I'm sure we will be in touch.

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Mitch & Sue from Princeton New Jersey
Hike across Wales Offas Dyke Chepstow to Prestatyn