Guide to visiting Eyam in the Peak District- the original plague village!

Plague cottage in Eyam in the Peak District, Derbyshire

Known as the plague village, Eyam in Derbyshire’s Peak District is a beautiful village with an amazing story to tell. It includes amazing personal sacrifice, a village pulling together and all before we had instant communication over long distances! I’ll tell you a bit more about the history below, but a quick snippet is that … Read more

Linlithgow Palace: a guide to visiting the birthplace of Mary, Queen of Scots

View of the exterior of Linlithgow Palace near Edinburgh

Just the name, Linlithgow Palace, conjures up images of Scottish Royalty and the rich history of the country. In actual fact the palace now stands as a ruin and possibly doesn’t quite fit a classic Scottish castle image! (I always think it looks a little harsh as a building and not like some fairytale castles … Read more