Cotswolds Quick Stop: Castle Combe

Castle Combe has been labeled the prettiest village in England, it’s a typically picturesque Cotswolds village in Wiltshire. Walking around this place really did feel like walking through the set of a film, with it’s cute post office, beautiful stream, and Hansel & Gretel style cottages. The village gained it’s wealth from the wool trade […]

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Out and About Around Wales

Apparently, Wales consumes more oven chips than any other part of the UK, and Mount Everest was named after a welshman – interesting facts!! Here’s more from my welsh galavants this summer……. The UK’s smallest city – St David’s St David’s is more like a village but technically it’s a city because of it’s catherdral. […]

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Two Nights in Tenby, Wales

Tenby (also known as ‘little town of fishes’) is a lovely little medieval seaside resort in Pembrokeshire just oozed candy coloured charm alongside rustic castle walls around the main town. This was my favourite stay in Wales on this trip, I can see precisely why people flock here for their summer holiday. Blue sea, white […]

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Carreg Cennen Castle Carmarthenshire

When in Wales, you never get tired of castles, so here’s another magnificent beauty, Carreg Cennen Castle, in Carmarthenshire near the River Cennen.  Building began around the fourth century, yet it’s ruins are incredibly well preserved, and majestic. It’s a steep walk, great for the legs and the views are worth every step. “One of the […]

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St Tanwg church and Llandanwg Beach

The quaint St Tanwg Church was built in the fifth century and is still in use to this day. The impressive stone built church sits on the welsh sand dunes of Llandanwg beach and is better known as ‘the church in the sand’, offering worship services during the summer months. Much of the former churchyard […]

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A Walk in the Woods: Snowdonia

Well I didn’t see any teddy bears having picnics or a house belonging to three bears, nor did red riding hood make an appearance. What I did see, was a stunning expanse of majestic trees and lush greenery while enjoying the sound of pure, simple, earthly peace, interrupted only by  the subtle sounds of nature […]

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A Bookworm’s Paradise: Hay on Wye Brecknockshire Wales

Honestly, I think this town should be named “Bookworm Village” since I’ve never been anywhere with so many book stores and outdoor book shelves with rock bottom priced books, all in such a small cluster. Even the place where we stopped for lunch had books shelves filled with books that customers could take for free!! […]

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Cotswolds Quick Stop: Burford

Burford is a pretty little medieval Oxfordshire town with quaint shops and picturesque landscape; it  is known for it’s Windrush River, which runs along the bottom of the village slope. The old stone anglo saxon houses with cute attic roofs, and flower adorned buildings and cute tea shops, made it a delightful place to visit. […]

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Kensington Gardens

With just a few steps from Hyde Park, you’ll find yourself roaming around London’s Kensington Gardens, which used to be a deer park; yet even more sprawling masses of green space to soak up. Have a wander around Megan and Harry’s back yard, amongst the swans and tree lined pathways or sit amidst the squirrels […]

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I Need A Staycation: The Only Way is Essex

I have to say, three sunny UK days in Southend-on-sea by the wonderful Essex coast really surprised me in a good way. What a cool place, and great atmosphere with a little bit of something for everyone. People and vibes Wow. I cannot even describe the crowds, it seemed like the entire world had decided […]

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Glastonbury: Not what I was expecting!!

Admittedly, until this trip I only ever had visions of mud, fields, wellies and music festivals whenever I thought of Glastonbury. I came away with a completely different picture. The most striking thing about the town was that almost every shop was some sort of spiritual type, there were shops selling crystal balls and other […]

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Off to Penwith, Cornwall

Another day galavanting around Cornwall, this time in Penwith, the part of Cornwall where the traditional Cornish Language was spoken for the longest. Quaint cobbled buildings and narrow streets, and the sound of seagulls above. The queue for the main cornish pasty shop was unbelievable, a good indication that they were worth the wait, all […]

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Land’s End and Carn Galver Mine

So I can finally say I’ve been to Land’s End, one of Britain’s most famous coastal landmarks. There is something about the coast that is very therapeutic and calming, no matter where you are in the world.   Quick Stop at Carn Galver Mine, Cornwall     SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave SaveSaveSaveSave

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