10 beautiful places to visit in Northumberland England

places to visit in Northumberland

Northumberland is the northernmost county of England and borders Scotland to the north and the English countries of Durham, Tyne and Wear and Cumbria. With a population of 320,000 and no major cities Northumberland is the least densely populated county in England.   The site of many battles between the Scots and the English Northumberland […]

Visiting the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew London

There is so much to do and see at Royal Botanic Gardens Kew in London that you will need a day to explore – and put on comfy shoes because believe me you will do a lot of walking! At the end of the article you will find everything you need to know about the […]

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 […]

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 […]