Top 10 England travel guide books to help plan your trip

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If you are heading to the UK for a trip you may be looking for the best England travel guide books to help plan your trip. Or perhaps you are looking for the perfect gift for someone planning to explore more of the country? To help you with this I have put together this article […]

An Essential Packing List for London in Winter (and the UK too!)

An Essential Packing List for London in Winter, featured by top international travel blogger, Tracy's Travels in Time: tower bridge london in winter

If you are traveling to the UK in winter you may be wondering what sort of clothes and accessories you will need to pack. This post will focus on my top packing tips  and an essential packing list for the UK to ensure you have what you need to keep you warm and cosy during […]

The best Lake District books to read before you visit (fiction and non-fiction)

Lake District books - beautiful picture of the lakes

The home of, and inspiration to, numerous authors over the past few hundred years the Lake District in England is a popular destination for book lovers. In this article I have included a selection of books about the Lake District (or books set in the Lake District) for everyone young and old. Included are some […]

A Lake District Itinerary – what to see and do in one day

Lake District itinerary view of lake and mountains

(This Lake District itinerary post was updated in July 2019) The Lake District is one of the United Kingdom’s most popular destinations attracting over 24 million annual day visitors. Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2017 the Lake District National Park covers an area of 2362 square kilometres and is England’s largest national park. […]

Things to do on Holy Island (Lindisfarne) in Northumberland

LINDISFARNE CASTLE

  If you are driving the Northumberland Coastal route one of the absolute must-visit destinations along the coast is the Holy Island of Lindisfarne. Only three miles long and one and a half miles wide this tiny island with a population of less than three hundred welcomes over half a million visitors a year. Lying […]