Nestled in the heart of New Town in Edinburgh, lies the beautiful Charlotte Square and The Georgian House, run by National trust for Scotland.
Perched, upon a small hill overlooking the Carew River, lies the haunting remains of Carew Castle. A picturesque ruin built in the 13th century, this castle offers romantic views, tales of knights, war and romance, beautiful walks along the riverside, crabbing in the shallows of the water and a beautiful water mill. I had intended… Continue reading Carew Castle and Tidal Mill, Wales
I have spent years driving over Dartmoor and rarely have I stopped to explore it. I have spent the odd night, usually at the Two Bridges Hotel, on my way home from Cornwall. This year I vowed to actually stop, spend a few days here and explore properly. My drives over the moors, have often… Continue reading Hound Tor and Medieval Village, Dartmoor, Devon
Get yourself down to the Living History Museum at the Weald and Downland Living Museum tomorrow - Sunday June 3rd. And if you're reading this after tomorrow, then put it in your diary for next Summer now! The Weald and Downland Living Museum (formerly Weald and Downland Open Air Museum) is renowned for their living… Continue reading Living History Festival – Weald and Downland Living Museum
Arundel Castle in |west Sussex is a picturesque, fairytale castle - it has everything you can want from a castle and a day out.
Over half term William and I went to the Lake District for the week. We stayed in a beautiful little cottage in Ambleside and as usual I made my huge list of places I wanted to go and things I wanted to see. As it was the last week of National Trust houses being open… Continue reading Stott Park Bobbin Mill – English Heritage
As a child I wasn’t allowed to watch much TV, I had my regular cartoons and Worzel Gummidge which I loved. My mum was not a big TV watcher, but what we always, without fail, sat down to enjoy was a good Agatha Christie. Be it Miss Marple or Hercule Poirot, we were hooked. I… Continue reading Agatha Christie’s Greenway, Devon – National Trust
The Scilly Isles have been on my bucket list for a very long time – originally I thought I could do a daytrip from Penzance, but after reading about the islands there seemed just so much to do, that a few hours, I thought, was never going to satisfy my thirst for exploration of England’s… Continue reading The Isles of Scilly – St Marys
There are a number of museums that were firm favourites of mine as a child and the Amberley Chalk Pits Museum in Amberley, West Sussex was one of them. I remember the first time we ever went - the car park is right beside the train station and I as excited to wave to everyone… Continue reading Amberley Chalk Pits Museum, West Sussex
The iconic image of St Michael's Mount, just off the coast of the village of Marazion is perhaps one of the West Country's most recognisable. Here lies St Michael's Mount, a majestic medieval castle and church built upon a large granite rock with far reaching views out to sea and towards Penzance. This is perhaps… Continue reading St Michael’s Mount, Marazion, Penzance