The city of dreaming spires, Oxford, is a true gem set in the heart of England. Here are my highlights of a visit, including the historic university, beautiful libraries and wonderful views.
An attempt at the 10 travel photos in 10 days challenge – I hope you enjoy my selection of travel experiences captured in photos. Can you guess where number 1 is?
A night pretending to be a Queen at the historic Leeds castle. Take in the history, the stunning grounds and the beautiful surrounding area. Read on to find out more about staying here!
Exploring the countryside in and around Cambridge is well worth it, especially if you have along weekend in the city. Read on to find Instagram worthy English cottages, countryside and pubs.
Lincoln is often overlooked as an English city break destination – but with a beautiful castle and cathedral, plus winding streets and lots of history, it really is worth adding to your list. Read on to find out more.
A day in St Albans, full of history from Roman to Norman to Tudor times. Explore the house of a young Queen Elizabeth, visit an ancient cathedral and see a surviving Roman mosaic on a day trip to this interesting city.
One of the nicest things to do on the Isle of Wight is to take in its natural beauty by exploring on foot. Picture perfect beaches, rolling English fields and stunning stately homes await on this selection of walking routes.
Are you looking for something fun to do in London? If so then Greenwich could be for you – explore London’s Maritime History, as well as stand across the Prime Meridian line where East meets West.
Have you ever heard of the Isle of Wight? If you’re looking for rolling English countryside, a selection of beaches, stately homes and castles – then this island could be for you. Read on to find out more.
A day exploring Stratford upon Avon, home to one of the world’s most famous playwrights – William Shakespeare.
The perfect itinerary for a long weekend in the Cotswolds, one of England’s most famous areas, full of stunning villages and beautiful English countryside.
A guide to a busy day in and around Kensington, London – including Hyde Park, The Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Palace and Gardens and even visiting Sherlock Holmes. Read on to find out more.
A day trip to Wells – a pretty English coastal town with beautiful beaches, cute beach huts, a vast country estate and a light railway to enjoy. The perfect day out (unless you choose to walk it all like we did!)
A day spent in central Suffolk exploring beautiful Bury St Edmunds with its houses built in to old monasteries, and stunning Lavenham – home to Harry Potter’s house and often titled the prettiest village in England.
A day exploring Ely, the isle of eels, in Cambridgeshire. If you’re in England this city has an amazing Cathedral, lovely boutique shops, a pretty riverside and lots of English history. Perfect if you’re looking for a day trip in England!
Market Bosworth is a pretty little town in the Midlands, and the perfect place for a day trip. Discover the history of the War of the Roses, some lovely local walks and even ride on a traditional English steam train or canal boat!
Not sure where to start on your visit to London? If you just have a few days, here’s some ideas for an itinerary that covers most of the main sites at a good pace, including The Tower of London, Tower Bridge, Buckingham Palace and Westminster Abbey. Further posts will follow for other things to do in London if you have more time in the City!
A guide to my local city – Cambridge. From ancient universities to river trips and copious amounts of gin, it’s a great English city which is perfect for a weekend break.
A weekend trip to The Pudding Club to stuff our faces on 7 different traditional English desserts. Then some lovely Cotswolds walks the next day to make a weekend of it (and burn off some of those pudding calories!)….Perfect.
A weekend in York exploring the rich history if this city – from Roman times, to the Vikings, to the Wars of the Roses. There are also great tea rooms, nice walks and amazing architecture. Just a shame it was raining….
A day trip to the English city of Norwich, exploring an historic Castle, beautiful Cathedral and eating world class food. Perfect if you’re looking for a day out in England.
Ludlow – an historic English market town with castles, manor houses, beautiful walks and tudor buildings. A great weekend destination. If you’re looking for somewhere to spend a weekend in England, you’d be hard pressed to beat here!