Just off the M5 motorway, round the corner from Cribbs Causeway and next to Miller and Carter Mollie’s motel and diner in Bristol is one of the chains 3 outlets in the country. The other two can be found in Oxford and Manchester. Their attempt at importing a much loved American feature has been well […]
A major shopping centre in Oxford City Centre, Westgate Oxford is a multi-storey complex remodelled and extended between 2016 and 2017. On our many day trips to Oxford, we used this as the base as there is a huge car park in the basement. You can then access the high street, city and university buildings […]
When in Bungay, it is easy to miss Bigod’s Castle as it is hidden behind shops houses and modern buildings. A narrow path takes you to the cafe and visitor centre. Sometimes known as Bungay Castle, it is built by the Bigod’s in the 12th Century, 1165 to be exact then further developed in 1924.
Located not far from the ruins of Dunwich, the very same one that fell in to the sea (also often dubbed England’s own Atlantis) are Leiston Abbey ruins.
Catching up with a friend from abroad, we thought we would try something different. We went for Vietnamese food at Hello Vietnam in Coventry. With excellent reviews on Google Map, it was a great start. Here’s what we had and what we think.
Your visit to Cambridge wouldn’t be complete without walking through King’s Parade. With views of King Henry VII Statue, King’s College and King’s College Chapel on one side and shops, restaurants and cafe on the other, it is no wonder that this pedestrianised road in Cambridge is a must-see for visitors.
Located some 18 minutes drive from Great Yarmouth Beach is Burgh Castle, a roman fort ruin in Norfolk. The fort was built around AD300 when the coast was further inland. Right next to it in fact, making the roman fort a costal defence against forces from the east and south. For a small parking fee, […]
Windmills were a key feature in early 19th century Norfolk and Suffolk with almost 500 scattered throughout the country powerfully putting wind energy to good use grinding grain in to flour. A large number of windmills were also used for draining the marshes in the fenlands and broad areas.
The ruins of Greyfriars Medieval Friary in Dunwich are all that is left of what was once a thriving ancient city and medieval port. Much of the city was lost when it ‘fell’ in to the sea due to coastal erosion and storms. Large storms in the 13th and 14th century swept entire villages and […]
Every year, on a Saturday morning in early September, the streets of Bath are transported back in time to an age of Regency splendour.