Tarragona

Tarragona is one of Spain’s most historic cities, notable for its many Roman ruins including a near-complete amphitheatre. It’s a UNESCO world heritage site, but it’s also a busy port and shopping destination. With Barcelona nearby, Tarragona isn’t everyone’s first … Continue readingTarragona

Churnet Valley Railway

Churnet Valley Railway is a heritage rail line in the Staffordshire Moorlands which runs a selection of steam and diesel locomotives on a picturesque stretch centring around Froghall and Cheddleton stations. Apart from travel between the two main stations, additional … Continue readingChurnet Valley Railway

Maiden’s Tower

Maiden’s Tower sits on a tiny island in the Bosphorus river in Istanbul. The river marks the border of Europe and Asia, so this tower straddles the two continents. It was made particularly famous after being featured in the James … Continue readingMaiden’s Tower

Blenheim Palace

Blenheim Palace is a stately home near Oxford which is famous for being the birth place of former UK prime minister Sir Winston Churchill. It is the family seat of the Duke of Marlborough and the current building dates back … Continue readingBlenheim Palace

Parc Sama, Spain

Parc Sama is a historic garden near Cambrils in Catalunya, Spain which retains much of the charm of its creation in 1881. The house here and the surrounding land was the summer residence of Salvador Sama and he wanted it … Continue readingParc Sama, Spain

Felbrigg Hall, Norfolk

Felbrigg Hall in Norfolk, England is a stately home packed with lived-in charm which is operated by the National Trust. The current house dates back to 1620 but has been greatly added to over the years.

RHS Harlow Carr, Yorkshire

Harlow Carr is an attractive Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) garden in Harrogate, Yorkshire. It started life as a Botanical Gardens back in 1950 but was originally the grounds of a hotel and Spa. The whole site covers 58 acres