It's been several years since I had visited the Lakes and yet again I was left astonished by the true beauty that surrounds the English countryside when we visited here during our trip to England in November 2012. This was Heather's first trip to the Lake District and I don't think she left disappointed with what she saw. Bowness and...
The journey to Haworth, Yorkshire always begins with the scenic drive over the moors and our regular stop at the spot where we feel like we are on top of the world as we overlook the beautiful scenery that encapsulates both Yorkshire and Lancashire's finest views. If there is a more beautiful, natural spot in the world than here...
What better place to enjoy a cold, crisp winter's day than enjoying the local offerings available at Skipton market along with a variety of wonderful, quaint shops and a historic castle located in the heart of the town. We decided to spend some time in this town with hope of experiencing the local festivities, our only disappointment was finding out...
For many years I have been an avid follower of Ramsbottom United Football Club, located in the heart of North-West England, about 20 miles north of Manchester. The History Before you start asking questions such as 'Who are Ramsbottom United?' or 'Why not watch Manchester United?', I want to take a few minutes to introduce the reasoning behind following my local side. Non-League...
adventures in the UK
History, heritage, culture, natural beauty, delicious cuisine...when you think of all these combined, there can only be one place that we are referring to - the United Kingdom! Comprising of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, the UK is blessed to have a myriad of reasons that should entice visitors from all corners of the globe. There is obviously...
trendy hotels in london
If you are visiting London or have visited recently, you will know that you are literally spoiled for choice with hotels. With such a plethora of accommodations to choose from, it is often difficult to know where to start. We love staying in modern establishments so immediately started looking for trendy hotels in London. Questions such as style, budget, location...
Whether you are on holiday in Cornwall or just enjoying a day out with family or friends, your Cornish experience will not be complete without a visit to Lands End. With its magnificent natural setting, great cuisine options and shopping plus exciting pay-as-you-go family attractions – it’s one of the West Country’s great places to visit. Lands End is...
Winter in England usually consists of wet, murky days with very little daylight hours. In other words, not conducive to visitors wanting to wander around the English countryside especially if they are not prepared with appropriate clothing and hiking gear. However, I have a little something just for you that will hopefully reinvigorate your desires to head to the...
Bolton Abbey
Are you a history enthusiast or perhaps interested in the deep heritage associated with the British Isles? Whether it's the traditions associated with the Royal Family or perhaps the grandeur affiliated with the historic buildings sporadically located across every county, you can be sure of finding a real gem pretty much around any corner you turn. The historic ruins at...
You know those towns that you drive through on your way to your destination and sometimes you just come across a real gem of a place that you have to stop and investigate? All those times that you are driving on an intended route and then you take a wrong turn somewhere along the way and end up in...

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