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 […]

Planning a Drive Up the Northumberland Coastal Route

Northumberland Coastal Route featured by top international travel blog, Tracy's Travels in Time

(This post about driving the Northumberland Coastal Route was updated in May 2019)   Beautiful Northumberland is England’s northernmost county. It is not only one of the most lovely of 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 […]

A Novel Experience – A Visit to Barter Books Alnwick

(This post about visiting Barter Books was updated in May 2019)   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 the books […]

The Ultimate UK Bucket List – 100 things to do and see!

  Are you planning a vacation to the UK and wondering what sort of things to see and do? Often when we start to plan a trip the sheer amount of things we want to fit in can make it difficult to produce a doable itinerary. When I am planning to visit a new country […]