Independent review As you may already know, Dan, Ted, and I spent May Day weekend in Suffolk, to see what Woodbridge and the surrounding areas had to offer. After our morning exploring Sutton Hoo, and a cheeky afternoon nap, we decided to drive to Framlingham Castle. Why? Well, I love me a castle, and it's… Continue reading Visit: Framlingham Castle
I'm no expert, but I've been on a few trips to Yorkshire over the past couple of years, and have built up a little cache of attractions to recommend to potential Yorkshire visitors. If you're off to visit England's largest county, check out my recommendations - you might find somewhere you fancy. 5. Coldstones Cut… Continue reading Five Yorkshire Locations Worth Visiting This Summer
Following a discussion we had in Lanzarote, Dan and I decided to take Ted (the dog) away for the weekend as a trial run for our summer trip to Wales. We picked Woodbridge - somewhere not too far from home, and I booked Thatched Farm and Cottage on a whim, not really knowing what to… Continue reading Stay: Thatched Farm Bed and Breakfast
Situated at the edge of the Suffolk Coast and country Area of National Beauty, Sutton Hoo is one of Britain's most important historical locations. Although it doesn't have the mystique of Stonehenge, or sheer vastness of Hadrian's Wall, Sutton Hoo is an important location, primarily for the ancient Kingdom of East Anglia, as it is… Continue reading What To Do At Sutton Hoo
Nestled in the Pennines of West Yorkshire is a charming village, soaked in literary importance. Haworth is currently home to around 6000 people, but its most notable residents were Mr Brontë and his four children, Charlotte, author of Jane Eyre, Emily, author of Wuthering Heights, Anne, author of Agnes Grey, and the lesser well known,… Continue reading Travel Diary: A Walk To Bronte Bridge
As I am sure most of the British population knows, The Lake District is associated with many famous literary figures, including, but not limited to Beatrix Potter, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, and John Ruskin. But arguably, the most famous figure associated with the Lakes is the poet, William Wordsworth. Wordsworth left his mark all over the… Continue reading Travel Diary: Wordsworth Walks
We reached Grassington feeling exhausted and checked into our final hotel: Grassington House. It's a stunning three storey Georgian building which boasts a restaurant, bar, and event services. We were taken to a room on the third floor, overlooking the town square. It was quite small, and the bathroom was essentially a cupboard, but it… Continue reading Yorkshire Dales Itinerary: Grassington
Now, Nidderdale was not originally going to be on the itinerary, but due to my poor organisational skills, and the August Bank Holiday Weekend, one of the only hotels still with vacancies was Talbot House in Pateley Bridge. Before making our way to the town, I just had to see another of the castles in… Continue reading Yorkshire Dales Itinerary: Nidderdale
Read part four of the Yorkshire Dales Itinerary and travel diary. This time, the trip is temporarily halted by a rather nasty surprise.
Part three of the Yorkshire Dales Itinerary - a day in Hawes, the beautiful market town and home of the best breakfast.