Category Archives: UK Places to Visit

24 Enchanting Luxury Spa Breaks in the UK

24 Enchanting Luxury Spa Breaks in the UK

Luxury Spa Breaks in the UK From extravagant city venues to relaxing country getaways, there are many luxury spa breaks and UK hotels for you to rest and unwind. Whether you are looking to treat yourself personally, get away for the weekend or find last minute spa break for couples – every spa offers a… Continue Reading

Porthmeor Beach in St Ives Review

Porthmeor Beach in St Ives Review

Porthmeor Beach Review We recently visited this award-winning sandy beach in the springtime. Although we didn’t go in the water, we still enjoyed walking along the stretch of golden sand, views from neighbouring cliff-tops and closeness to St Ives town centre. The colours on this beach are spectacular – with bright blues of the water,… Continue Reading

5 Wonderful Things to do in St Ives Cornwall

5 Wonderful Things to do in St Ives Cornwall

Find Things to do in St Ives Cornwall If you are thinking about visiting Cornwall, there are plenty of wonderful things to do in St Ives and something for everyone. St. Ives is a beautiful seaside town with plenty of fresh air, outdoor activities and delicious seafood. The cliff-top views, picturesque beaches and charm of… Continue Reading

27 Beautiful Country Walks Near London

27 Beautiful Country Walks Near London

Find the Best Country Walks Near London One of the best ways to escape the city is by going on country walks near London on the weekend. London is a busy place and I often find myself in need of a quick escape from all the bustle. A peaceful walk is the perfect cure to… Continue Reading

The Monk and the Merchant Walk on the Isle of Wight

The Monk and the Merchant Walk on the Isle of Wight

About The Monk and the Merchant Walk The Monk and the Merchant Walk begins on the southern coast of the Isle of Wight. This is a beautiful walk with lots of history and breathtaking panoramic views. We started this walk at the Blackgang viewpoint car park. You can find a map for the start of… Continue Reading

Dunstable Downs Walk at Chilterns Gateway Centre

Dunstable Downs Walk at Chilterns Gateway Centre

About the Dunstable Downs Walk The Dunstable Downs Walk is a beautiful hike starting at the Chilterns Gateway Centre. This is a 4.5 mile (7.2 km) walk that should take you about 2 hours and 30 minutes to complete. This walk begins at the visitor centre on the downs and then follows a path that… Continue Reading

Borger Dalr Geology Walk in the Lake District

Borger Dalr Geology Walk in the Lake District

About the Borger Dalr Geology Walk in Cumbria We started the Borger Dalr Geology Walk at Borrowdale from Grange to Castle Crag. This walk offers beautiful views of the countryside and is an adventurous afternoon hike. The fell-walker and author Alfred Wainwright once described this area as, “the finest square mile in Lakeland.” This hike… Continue Reading

Walk Around Derwentwater Lake in Keswick

Walk Around Derwentwater Lake in Keswick

Walk Around Derwentwater Lake & Route One my favourite Lake District walks is this circular walk around Derwentwater Lake in Keswick. This lake is part of Borrowdale and is located directly south of the town of Keswick (see map here). We found plenty of families swimming in the water as well as couples enjoying the… Continue Reading