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Bamburgh beach

Northumberland – Great Days Out

Northumberland is one of Britain’s most beautiful counties, but this wild and wonderful place is also one of the least visited. It’s on my doorstep so no surprise that I’m its biggest fan. With fabulous beaches, historic castles and a stunning coastline, it’s a shame that more people haven’t discovered its […]

Shrewsbury Prison

Shrewsbury Prison – Jailhouse Tourism

Fancy a weekend break in prison? Shrewsbury Prison is the place to get locked up behind bars if you’re excited by the idea of spending time inside the clink. Shrewsbury’s latest tourist attraction, the Dana Prison Jailhouse, runs special visits, overnight stays and jailbreak events. You can even try to escape over […]

Snowshill Manor

Snowshill – England’s weirdest stately home?

You could be forgiven for thinking that Snowshill Manor is your average stately home when you approach the house through its carefully manicured gardens. In reality, this is one of the Britain’s weirdest country houses. Once inside, you’ll discover a manor house packed with extraordinary and eclectic treasures collected by its eccentric owner, Charles Wade. As we buy our […]

Tyneham – The Forgotten Village

Tyneham is hidden in a beautiful valley in Dorset where time has stood still for over 60 years. It’s the forgotten village. Locked in a time warp, nobody has lived at Tyneham since 1943. This small, isolated village became trapped in time during World War Two when villagers were told by the […]

Cornwall's dramatic coastal scenery

Cornwall and ‘Poldark Country’

Cornwall’s popularity as one of Britain’s favourite holiday destinations received a boost after starring in the TV drama Poldark this year. Tourists have been flocking to the area after watching the hit TV show in which romantic hero Aidan Turner captured the heart of the nation. Could it have been down to […]

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