Easter getaway begins

With the prospect of a cold bank holiday in store, thousands are jetting off to warmer climates. The tourist industry in the West Country is still hopeful of a bumper weekend.

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Easter getaway or staycation?

Thousands of people are tonight heading off for the Easter break but despite the freezing temperatures here at home, Westcountry tourism businesses are staying optimistic.

Forecasters expect this March to have been the coldest in 50 years.

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