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Category: England

The 8 Treasures of Little Moreton Hall

Little Moreton Hall is the most perfect moated timber framed manor house in Britain and probably the most famous. It was built bit by bit between the 1440’s and 1580’s and offers free guided tours, though just wandering around by yourself is ideal for engrossing oneself in the structure of the building – you’ll see why as you…

A Family Day Out on the Wirral for Under £40

A Family Day Out on the Wirral for Under £40 This cracking day out will take you on the water with Mersey Ferries, under water at the U-boat Story and far above the water at Spaceport. Also for the duration of 2016, you’ll get the pleasure of boarding Mersey ferry “Snowdrop,” currently painted as a dazzle ferry and…

Cheshire: My Home County – Spotlight on East Cheshire

Cheshire: My Home County We are all guilty of being wooed by foreign climbs, spending our holidays travelling abroad, especially in the UK where our unpredictable climate makes us sun-seek. We neglect what’s literally on our doorstep! I’ve always lived in Cheshire and spent lots of holidays travelling to the Lake District or North Yorkshire, but have…

Walk: The Halo, Lancashire

The Halo Walk: A short but steep exhilarating walk that packs a punch, featuring a weird and wonderful sculpture and a superb panoramic view! If you’re visiting the Rossendale valley in Lancashire, or somewhere nearby, stop off in Haslingden and check out its weird and wonderful flying saucer called The Halo. It won’t take up much of your…

Hartlepool & County Durham: A Week Exploring the North East of England

Hartlepool and County Durham May 2016 and my husband and I took a week’s holiday to the North East Coast of England, specifically County Durham, basing ourselves in Hartlepool. Why Hartlepool you might ask? Well my husband hails from this coastal town and with family and friends still living there, I’ve made numerous trips a year to this…

Casual Tourist or Seasoned Traveler?

Casual Tourist or Seasoned Traveler? I can never understand when I read guidebook itineraries how they can suggest you fit so much into a day…you’d have to be a miracle worker that can change opening hours, decrease travel times, somehow give all little white roads on a road map an ability to be driven (safely) at 60…