Visiting Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal in England

Fountains Abbey

 FOUNTAINS ABBEY AND STUDLEY ROYAL – A UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE A few summers ago we spent a few weeks taking a road trip around northern England and visiting Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal was the last of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites we saw during that trip. We were astounded at its beauty and I […]

Walking the Ingleton Waterfalls Trail in Yorkshire England

If walking the Ingleton Waterfalls Trail is something you are planning to do then read on for all you need to know about this great hike in the Yorkshire countryside.   UK Travel Planning Facebook Group Check out my UK Travel Planning Facebook group – come and join us! It is a great resource to […]

All you need to know about visiting Ironbridge Gorge

ronbridge Gorge in England is known as the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution. It is situated in the county of Shropshire England 5 miles (8km) south of Telford Town Centre and 50 km north-west of Birmingham. It is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The gorge derives its name from the famous iron bridge which was the world’s […]

What to see and do when visiting Cromford Mills in Derbyshire

Why are Cromford Mills which are found in the Derwent Valley in Derbyshire, England so important that they merit being listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site? To understand this we need to find out a little about a certain Sir Richard Arkwright. He is recognised as the founder of the factory system.  He made […]