The UK and Ireland tend towards grey and gloomy, right? Weather-wise that might be the case – but there are plenty of spots that shine through in glorious technicolour whatever it's like outside. From bright homes to candy-hued beach huts, and gaudy pubs to pastel-palette villages, these destinations are guaranteed to put you in a good mood. Get packing and hit the road in search of these colour-filled spots across the UK and Ireland – even if your day trip does end in a downpour, there’s always a chance of a rainbow, right?
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