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 […]
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.
The Lake District has long been associated with Beatrix Potter and much of the area’s charm and distinct country-cottage feel has been immortalised in her many well-beloved animal stories for children.
When at the age of 47, Beatrix Potter married William Heelis, a solicitor, she married in to a family that had long been established in Hawkshead, although different to how it is portrayed in the film, Miss Potter, Beatrix did not actually know William Heelis from childhood.
Steep inclines and Hair-pin Turns through Wrynose Pass and Hardknott Pass The Lake District is renowned for it walking trails and adventurous activities but for the more sedate among us, a drive through some of the most spectacular views in England are in store. Inspired by David Williams’ article Shifting Gears and Rolling Scenes in […]