Tagged: UK

Eden Project

5 UK movie locations that you can visit*

There are lots of famous buildings across the UK that have been used as backdrops in movie productions. Mentmore Towers in Buckinghamshire became the Dark Knight’s Wayne Manor in Batman and Durham Cathedral is...

The Pennines

Cycling in the Pennines*

The north of England makes for the perfect adventure for walkers and cyclists alike. The Pennines are a range of mountains and hills which separate the north east from the north west and they’re...

Beaches in Cornwall

Coast or countryside, which is better?*

We’re really spoiled here in the UK. There are miles of rugged coastlines and sandy beaches plus rolling hills and greenery, so sometimes it can be difficult to decide on your next staycation destination....

Darwin Forest lodge

A weekend at Darwin Forest in the Peak District

The very definition of staycation means staying close to home rather than going far away and you don’t get much closer to home than this. We recently visited Darwin Forest – literally just five...

Shark in a roof

7 unusual Instagrammable places in the UK*

We’ve all seen the usual UK photos that pepper everyone’s Instagram feeds – Durdle Door, Stonehenge, Peggy Porschen Cakes in London, need I go on?! But there are plenty of other places in the...

My trip to London – photo diary*

London is my very favourite city in the whole world (well, so far – I haven’t visited them all yet!) and so I thought I’d share with you some of my best photos from...

Knoydart

Charting the UK’s most remote locations*

The idea of living off-grid is popular with people who are looking to regain their independence from the modern world without the need to compromise their quality of life. There are plenty of remote locations...

Whitby Abbey

Dog friendly day out in Whitby

Living in the UK is brilliant as there’s so much to see and do and pretty much all within a few hours drive. It’s perfect for staycations or just days out exploring. The weather...

Matlock Bath illuminations

How to spend an evening in Matlock Bath

It’s quite rare that I actually write about doing things in Matlock, the town where I grew up, and the towns surrounding it. I think that’s because I always take for granted what a...