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Stratford-upon-Avon
A Magical, Memorable Stratford upon Avon Weekend Break

This handy guide to a Stratford upon Avon weekend break features a (large) sprinking of…

Tudor houses in Stratford-upon-Avon
The Best Shakespeare Sites in Stratford-upon-Avon

Chances are, you might just have heard of that guy William Shakespeare. The best-known playwright…

The Treasurer's House, York
City Guide: 8 Of The Best Things To Do In York, England

A visitor’s guide to the best things to do in York, England – top attractions,…

Weeping Window Poppies at Middleport Pottery Museum and Studios, Stoke-on-Trent
Pottery & Primates: Why Stoke-on-Trent Might Surprise You

I gotta admit it, Stoke-on-Trent didn’t immediately strike me as a must-visit for a UK…

The Pros and Cons of Taking a Coach Tour

If you’re not sure about whether a coach tour is for you, I share some…

Interior of Ibérica Spanish tapas restaurant Manchester
Review | Ibérica Spanish Tapas Restaurant, Manchester

When I walked through the entrance of Ibérica’s Manchester restaurant on Easter Sunday afternoon, I…

Penzance Bay, West Cornwall | Where to take a cottage break in Cornwall
5 Perfect Places To Take A Cottage Break In Cornwall

When I was young enough to still be wearing neon flowery leggings, summer holidays meant…

Cocktail at Convenience Store Bar, Manchester
4 Quirky Places to Eat, Drink & Play in Manchester

If you like a liberal helping of neon, pizza, cocktails, good music and fun things,…

Weekend break in West Suffolk
Why West Suffolk is Perfect for a Weekend Break

Having grown up in the neighbouring county of Norfolk, I’m quite familiar with the Suffolk…

Brighton street art | A weekend in Brighton | Mini Adventures
5 Things in Brighton That Will Make You Happier

Struggling to shake off those winter blues? Yeah, me too. The first month of the…

Hook and Line fish and chip restaurant, York
Hook & Line (& Sinker): Fish & Chips in York

We stumbled across this little gem of a York restaurant a couple of days before…

Clifford's Tower, York | The best things to do in York, England, UK
Is a YorkPass Worth The Money?

For our recent weekend break in York, we wanted to get the most out of…

Girl sat on York City Wall | The best things to do in York, England, UK
A York City Break: Sunday

Read the first part of my York city break story yet? Nope? Catch up here……

How To Have A Totally Epic York City Break: Saturday

York has been top of my UK city break hit list for a good while…

Candyfloss at Dreamland park, Margate, Kent
Margate: A Place For The Dreamers

There’s something about going to a funfair that summons up those innocent feelings of youth.…

Guinea fowl at Cinque Ports, Margate
Dinner By The Sea: Cinque Ports, Margate

If you’ve spent the day re-living your childhood at Margate’s Dreamland park, Cinque Ports is…

Thorpe Shark Hotel stay - blog review
A Fin-tastic Stay at Thorpe Shark Hotel

SHARK PUNS AHOY. I’ll try and limit them, or, well, I might not. We’ll see.…

Photo diary of how to spend a weekend in Brighton | Mini Adventures
A Weekend in Brighton: Where To Eat And Explore

If I’m honest? Most of our weekend in Brighton was simply spent wandering, sitting, eating…