A guide of things to do in Saltaire

Saltaire village in Yorkshire

The village of Saltaire can be found near Bradford in Yorkshire England. It was created by Sir Titus Salt (to which he and the river Aire which run though it give it the name) in the mid 19th century. Saltaire was built between 1851 and 1872 to provide the workers in his mill with decent housing […]

A guide to seeing world famous artist Anthony Gormley’s Another Place

If you enjoy the works of artist Antony Gormley there are a number his installations that can be seen in the United Kingdom. This includes the Angel of the North in Gateshead, Sound II at Winchester Cathedral and Another Place which is found on Crosby Beach. WHAT IS ANTONY GORMLEY’S ‘ANOTHER PLACE’? Another Place is […]

Planning a Drive Up the Northumberland Coastal Route

- planning a drive up the Northumberland coastal route featured by international travel blog, Tracy's Travels in Time

Beautiful Northumberland is England’s northernmost county. It is not only one of the most beautiful counties to visit during the day but also at night! Northumberland has the largest protected area of night skies in Europe. This means that it offers visitors some of the best stargazing experiences and clearest night skies in England. If […]

A Novel Experience – A Visit to Barter Books Alnwick

I think this is the sort of place I dreamt of as a child Barter Books in Alnwick is the most magical place for book lovers and is somewhere I could happily pass a day (week/month) or two curled up in a chair devouring a book. As a child I experienced worlds beyond my imagination through […]

A weekend visiting UNESCO World Heritage Sites in London

There are 4 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in London which are Palace of Westminster and Westminster Abbey including Saint Margaret’s Church The Tower of London Maritime Greenwich Kew Gardens It is possible to see all of these in a weekend though it would be quite rushed. We managed to visit 3 and returned at a […]

4 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Northern England to visit

Are you planning to visit some of the 31 designated UK UNESCO World Heritage Sites? 5 of the 31 UK sites are in UK overseas territories (Bermuda for example) but 26 are on the UK mainland or close to it. There are 4 UNESCO World Heritage sites in Northern England and Southern Scotland covered in […]