Category Archives: Destinations

Visiting Sherwood Forest and Robin Hood’s hideout – the Major Oak Tree

Major oak in sherwood forest where Robin Hood lived

I’ve been on a mission lately to get out and rediscover some of our more local sites.  It always surprises me that Sherwood Forest is so close by to us because we hardly ever visit.  However, armed with our new dog Annie, we decided it was a perfect dog friendly location to visit!  Here’s our […]

A helpful guide to visiting Stonehenge – including how to make it worth seeing!

tips for visiting stonehenge

It’s one of the most popular tourist sites in the entire world, let alone just in Great Britain, so I figured a guide to visiting Stonehenge might well be worth creating for a history travel blog!  This guide should answer all your questions that you have about it plus if you keep reading you’ll find […]

Ancient sites in England you have to visit

lake-district castlerigg

  England is full of ancient stories, mystery and history so no trip to the country is complete without checking out a few of their ancient sites.  There is so much to see and do, it’s way more than just stone circles!  We’re looking at Ancient sites in England that are from prehistory, the bronze […]

Winter in Edinburgh – what to do, see and enjoy when it’s cold!

Edinburgh is one of my favourite cities in the world and one that I’ve been privileged to visit many times.  I’ve also been in every season but winter in Edinburgh is without a doubt one of my favourites.  The capital city of Scotland is popular at any time of the year – so why should […]

The best historic hotels on Route 66 you cannot miss!

wigwam motel holbrook az

If you’re planning a trip on Route 66 then it’s pretty likely that it’s history is one of the big draws for you.  We’re looking today at the historic hotels on Route 66 that you really cannot miss on your journey.  Many of them are locally owned – known as Mom and Pop motels – […]