ith Valentine’s Day now less than a week away, you might want to start getting your skates on if you want that extra special gift for the one you love. A last minute cottage holiday is a wonderful present, almost guaranteed to put a smile on your sp
With Valentine’s Day fast approaching (or incredibly slowly if you are attempting dry January), we thought that it might be the perfect time to put together our list the most romantic views in Britain.
Designated a national park in 1957 the Brecon Beacons in mid-Wales contain some of the most spectacular and distinctive upland formations in southern Britain. The park occupies 519 sq miles (1,344 sq km) of mountains, moors, forests, pastureland,
In the first in a series of posts designed to inspire you to explore more of this varied and wonderful country, we have chosen to put the spotlight on Lyme Regis, a much loved destination, perfect for a last minute holiday.
Bideford is an historic port town in north Devon and sits on the estuary of the River Torridge. Bideford today is still an operating port and a thriving market town. In close proximity are some lovely traditional small Devon seasi
Buxton is a lovely spa town in Derbyshire, England and has the highest elevation of any market town in England. It is close to the county boundary with Cheshire to the west and Staffordshire to the south. Often Buxton is describ
Home to the iconic RSC, and birthplace of the playwright himself, Stratford-upon-Avon is historically linked to all things Shakespeare. Offering a tour of the places Shakespeare both lived and worked in, you’ll never find yourself short of activi
Perhaps more so than any other traditional seaside town, Margate has been through a rennasisance in recent years. Once tired and unloved, today Margate fizzes with artistic energy and is a wonderful destination for either a short weekend getaway
The name Budleigh Salterton comes from the salt pans that were used to collect local salt for preserving. Although freely available on the coast, salt demanded a high price further inland. The salt was often collected by monks and th
St Ives is located in Cornwall on the Atlantic coast, the town lies north of Penzance and west of Camborne. It is about 70 miles from Plymouth on one of the most westerly points of Cornwall. Driving time from London is around 5 hour
Bram Stoker took inspiration from Whitby and the ruins of its magnificent abbey for his vampire classic Dracula. Stoker chose to set some of his novel’s most exhilerating scenes in the town – contributing to Whitby’s reputation as th