Thames Rockets | What you need to know?

To be rated as Trip Advisor’s number one outdoor activity in London is something of an accolade. London has a never ending and ever changing number of things to do so reaching the top spot is surely a difficult feat. Thames Rocket gives customers the chance to zoom down the Thames River taking in the sights.[…]

A day in Guernsey | Guernsey Port Guide

When I initially looked at the destinations I would be visiting on my cruise with Princess Cruises from Southampton then Guernsey wasn’t the one I was most excited about. I had naively expected it to not be that different to what I’d seen before in the UK, but I will happily be the first oneContinue reading “A day in Guernsey | Guernsey Port Guide”

15 things to do in Beverley | What to do in Beverley

Beverley is a delightful small town in the North East of England with a range of activities to suit all ages, and a huge amount of history and culture attached to it. It’s an ideal low key weekend break, with romantic hotels, some top dining locations and enough galleries, churches and quirky trails to keepContinue reading “15 things to do in Beverley | What to do in Beverley”

The Bower House | A delightful Cotwswolds stay

I’m a big fan of boutique properties, I find the attention to detail is usually much higher and the service often more personal.  Indeed, at The Bower House you’re welcomed as an old friend and the smiling staff have great suggestions for the local area. The five rooms are individually designed, with different styles, layouts andContinue reading “The Bower House | A delightful Cotwswolds stay”

Where to eat in Lincoln |Top food & drink in Lincoln

Lincoln has a great number of options for food and drinks to suit all tastes. In the old town area then cute coffee shops and brunch options are numerous, as are traditional pubs with a few unique wine bars in between. The list below is a few top recommendations for food and drink in LincolnContinue reading “Where to eat in Lincoln |Top food & drink in Lincoln”

The Bronze Pig | Fine Dining in Lincoln

When you mention The Bronze Pig in Lincoln to others then their eyes light up. Either people are excited about their visit, or indeed have visited already for a birthday or an anniversary. The restaurant is intimate, with only 12 tables, and only one sitting, meaning that you have the table to yourself for theContinue reading “The Bronze Pig | Fine Dining in Lincoln”

48 hours in Lincoln | What to do on a weekend break?

In the past few years, Lincoln has grown from a sleepy midlands town to a thriving place with a popular university that also manages to maintain it’s historical charm…and boy does it have a lot of history! To familiarise yourself with the historic centre, try a walking tour with @hiddenlincoln My guide Ivan met meContinue reading “48 hours in Lincoln | What to do on a weekend break?”

Stoke on Trent & The Potteries |Where to visit

The city of Stoke-on-Trent in Staffordshire became the centre of ceramic production during the 17th century. Due to the availability of clay and other required materials, large numbers of potteries opened up in the area and started producing high quality ceramic wear that was exported all over the world. There are a number of potteriesContinue reading “Stoke on Trent & The Potteries |Where to visit”

Portsmouth – Bilbao on the Cap Finistère with Brittany Ferries

When I was younger and holidaying with my parents we would travel by ferry all the time, as we would take long camping & motorhome trips in France and Spain, and the ferry provided a convenient way to get further South without requiring as much driving. There were a couple of routes that I wasContinue reading “Portsmouth – Bilbao on the Cap Finistère with Brittany Ferries”

What to do in Derby?

I recently spent a weekend in Derby as I’ve been trying to explore more new places within the UK, and I found it friendly, fun and historic, with so much to offer for all ages. I had an action packed few days including a lot of delicious food, historic buildings, shopping  & beautiful landscapes. HereContinue reading “What to do in Derby?”

The Coach House B&B – Derby

When I decided to visit Derby for a short break then The Coach House B&B immediately jumped out at me as the place I wanted to stay. With only a few rooms it’s in high demand of course but the size makes for a wonderfully personal visit. I had the pleasure of staying in the roomContinue reading “The Coach House B&B – Derby”