England Travel Ideas

City Break Travel Ideas, Cultural Travel Ideas, Derbyshire, Dorset, England, London, Sussex, United Kingdom, Wiltshire

The ultimate England tour for Jane Austen fans

Readers of my blog will know that I love to walk in the footsteps of my favourite authors and witness the settings of favourite novels. From Dickens and Shakespeare to Tolstoy’s War and Peace and Alice’s Oxford, stepping into the shoes of literary heroes and places described in novels is […]

Monsal Trail cycle ride in Derbyshire
Adventure Travel Ideas, Derbyshire, England, Family Travel Ideas, United Kingdom

Cycling the Monsal Trail in Derbyshire, England

Offering sweeping views of the Derby Dales, exciting viaducts and tunnels, interesting history and excellent food options, the Monsal Trail really is the perfect family bike ride! The Monsal Trail is an 8.5 mile cycling/walking/horse-riding path along the former Midland Railway line in Derbyshire, an English county that includes some […]

Oxford across the fields, England
City Break Travel Ideas, Cultural Travel Ideas, England, Family Travel Ideas, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

UK: Wandering with the Mad Hatter Oxford

This Spring or Summer spend a golden afternoon with in Oxford, discovering the magical world of Alice in Wonderland and Lewis Carroll with the Mad Hatter Oxford. Where else to discover the real inspiration behind the Alice in Wonderland books than in the English university town of Oxford? And who […]

English Lake District daffodils and dog
England, Family Travel Ideas, United Kingdom

Spring holiday ideas in the south west of England

When new flowers, leaves and greenery start exploding into life it’s time to get out of the city and into south west England’s most bountiful areas to enjoy the season’s emerging beauty. If you want a holiday enjoying a truly traditional country lifestyle, how about a farm holiday? Imagine the peace […]

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