The Sanctuary Knocker at Durham Cathedral is located at the North Door to Durham Cathedral. The centuries old knocker takes its name from the fact that in the Middle Ages, people who had committed a great offence could touch the knocker and would be granted sanctuary for 37 days.
The World of James Herriot is a charming and nostalgic attraction located in Thirsk, North Yorkshire, England. It is dedicated to the life and works of the ‘real’ James Herriot, the pen name of the renowned British veterinarian and author, James Alfred Wight, better known as Alfie Wight.
Of all the wondrous sights to visit in London, The British Library is hardly top of anyone’s list unless you’re a true bibliophile. With that disclaimer out of the way, I must admit that the British Library is possibly one of the most impressive libraries anyone could visit ever. Not just because of its heft […]
So we turned up at Minack Theatre in Porthcurno on a bad weather day but enjoyed the experience just the same as we were in the middle of a Rehearsal of “The Last 5 Years”. We also enjoyed the beautiful subtropical garden that forms par of the landscape here.
The Six Sisters is a row of six Victorian houses on North Street that lent itself to artistic murals. We take a look at all 6 different murals by different artists that took five years to finish. These are created as part of a female led street art project in the UK.
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.
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.
Some of the best preserved 16th century houses can be found on New Street in the Barbican, Plymouth. Thanks to the long term conservation project after World War II, these historical buildings were restored and preserved.