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 […]

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 […]

All you need to know about traveling by train London-Berlin-Prague

When it comes to organising any holiday there are a number of planning stages we all go through. It is no different, though perhaps a little more complex, when that involves a multi-centred holiday and the means of transportation is by train. I love travelling by train for lots of reasons – its easier, a […]

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