Tag: history

Visiting Corfe Castle

Visiting Corfe Castle

It had long been a dream of mine to visit the castle that inspired one of my favourite series of all time. Enid Blyton’s Famous Five Adventures are often based around an enchanting castle by the name of Kirrin Castle, on Kirrin Island, just out […]

Visiting Cardiff Castle

Visiting Cardiff Castle

We spent the day in Cardiff, with the highlight of our day being to visit the grand and magnificent Cardiff Castle. The architecture is beautiful, the decoration is detailed and there’s a brilliant lookout point where you can see almost all of Cardiff surrounding the […]

How to Spend a Day in Stratford-upon-Avon

How to Spend a Day in Stratford-upon-Avon

Full of history and quaint charm, the sweet town of Stratford-upon-Avon checks all the boxes for a lovely British day out. Perhaps most well-known for being the birthplace of one of the greatest playwrights to have ever lived (Shakespeare!), there are some enchanting things to […]

How to Spend a Day in Bath

How to Spend a Day in Bath

Bath is a stunning city in southwestern England, full of old fascinating buildings and rich culture, all teeming with history. Bath is much larger than Oxford, although similar in feel to quaintness and historical interest. While it can be quite touristy and busy, there are […]

A Guide to Visiting UNESCO’s Stonehenge

A Guide to Visiting UNESCO’s Stonehenge

Most people will immediately recognize photographs of the strange ring-formation of stones in southwestern England. A famous UNESCO world heritage site, and listed on many lists of places to see before you die, Stonehenge attracts over a million visitors per year. At over 4300 years […]

How to Spend a Day in Oxford

How to Spend a Day in Oxford

The old and entrancing city of Oxford should be on everyone’s itinerary while they’re visiting the UK. A sweet city surrounds the University which is at the heart of the place. It’s alive, exciting, quaint, and you can almost feel the intelligence seeping out of […]