United Kingdom

Lincoln – A perfect UK city Break

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.

5 things to do in St Albans, England

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.

12 hours in Greenwich, London

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.

Exploring the Isle of Wight – 15 things to do

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.

The Heart of The Cotswolds – A perfect itinerary

The Cotswolds – an area of the UK often romanticised and top on the tourist list after a visit to London. Day trips to The Cotswolds are offered from London, but often only cover the Instagram hot spots, rarely scratching the surface of the area. To really enjoy The Cotswolds is to take it slow […]

A day in & around Kensington, London

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-next-the-sea, Norfolk

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!)

5 reasons to visit Ely, 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!

12 hours in Market Bosworth, 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!

2 Days in London – An Itinerary for First Timers

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!

Exploring Cambridge, England

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.

Visiting The Pudding Club

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

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….

12 Hours in Norwich

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.

2 days in Ludlow

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!