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.
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.
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.
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 […]
In the grounds of the Conishead Prior house is the Kadampa Buddhist Temple, a temple dedicated to world peace. We captured the magnificent temple on a clear sky day showered in natural light.
Our visit to Conishead Priory was more of a chance visit. While holidaying in the Lake District, near Cumbria, we knew of a Buddhist temple in the area and wanted to see this. Little did we know it was a lot more than just a temple.