Sleepy Cotswold villages, thriving market towns and cathedral cities, explore the vast history, amazing architecture and stunning countryside views England has to offer.

Castle Combe

6 Beautiful Places to Stay in The Cotswolds in 2024

I’ve curated a list of 6 beautiful places to stay in The Cotswolds based on many trips there over the years, including some of the things you can do in the area to suit all ages and interests.

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The Shambles in York at Christmas

5 Picture Postcard Places in York for a Christmassy Day Out

My alarm blared out around 7am on a misty December morning as I was eager to start my Christmassy day in York. I arrived just after midnight on the train and went straight to the […]

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Kingswear, Devon

A Bus, Boat, Ferry and Train Ride – The Round Robin Tour from Paignton, Devon

The Round Robin tour from Paignton takes in some of South Devon’s most scenic sights and includes a bus ride to Totnes, river boat cruise to Dartmouth, ferry to Kingswear and steam train back to Paignton.

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Farmer fields and hill views in Herefordshire

The Herefordshire Trail: Whitney Bridge to Kington

A guide to the revamped Herefordshire trail following section 8 between Whitney Bridge and Kington.

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Cosy Devon Cottage with Log Burner

A Luxury Cottage with a Log Burner in Devon

A luxury thatched cottage with a log burner, located in South Devon near Kingsbridge.

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There’s no finer place to enjoy a traditional cream tea than a charming tea room or grand manor house in The Cotswolds. Whether it’s a comforting tea by a log fire or a luxurious Afternoon Tea in a summer garden, there's somewhere for every season and taste. Read on...


View of Wells Cathedral from Bishop's Palace

Wells, Somerset

Situated in the centre of England's smallest city, The Bishop’s Palace and Gardens has 8 centuries of history to discover. The city of Wells is steeped in history and holds claim to Europe’s oldest purely residential street (Vicars’ Close) and a 12th century Cathedral.

Take a tour of the 14 acres of gardens surrounding the palace and the magnificent views of the Cathedral.