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.
As you leave The Backs via Garret Hostel Bridge, turn left and you’re suddenly transported back in to an ancient city. The only reminders of modernity may be the tarmac on the road. You have arrived in Trinity Lane.
The Backs The Backs of Cambridge refer to a continuous green space and the curve of the river Cam running behind several of the Cambridge colleges – Kings, Trinity, St Johns, Clare College. The small wooded area is tree lined with a walking/cycling path along the ‘back’ entrances to the Colleges.
Visiting Cambridge with your doggie-pal? Novotel Cambridge North, just 2.2 miles north of Cambridge is a brilliant place to stay. In general, hotels are not often known for being pet-friendly with limits and rules about where your dog is allowed and restrictions on not leaving your pet alone in the room.
Overlooking Heybrook Bay to the left and Westlake Bay to the right, Renney Point is a hidden and secluded spot that yields breath-taking views over both bays as far as Plymouth Harbour. While there is no dedicated car park, there is ample parking space in front of the houses that line Heybrook Drive.
You may have missed this Victorian colonnade, an open front terraced summer house tucked away on the edge of the Plymouth Hoe (public park). Also known as the Belvedere Wedding Cake, it is a nice place to sit down and enjoy the view when you are not in a hurry.
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.
This little market town in Wiltshire is located on the old main road from London to Bath. We passed the place and stopped several times before, always intrigued and fascinated by the buildings, variety of shops and friendly people. On previous visits, it was more of a stop for lunch or tea. This time, we […]
Newlyn is a seaside town and fishing port in south-west Cornwall, UK. Newlyn lies on the shore of Mount’s Bay and forms a small conurbation with the neighbouring town of Penzance. It is part of the Penzance civil parish.
Giverny sits in a little quiet area in Normandy about an hours’ drive from the hustle and bustle of Paris. As areas go, it is relatively unremarkable. A quiet little village lane, a few houses on either side. It is actually hard to believe that it was home to one of the world’s most renowned […]