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

Historic Abbeys in Yorkshire -14 pretty ruins to visit

Whitby Abbey in Yorkshire overlooking the sea

Yorkshire seems to conjure up images of rolling countryside, farmland and picturesque villages with stone cottages. Many people might be surprised that it has an abundance of ruined abbeys to visit too! When I lived in Yorkshire I was always been attracted to the romantic nature of these ruins and would visit whenever we found … Read more

13 of the most unusual places to stay in Yorkshire

When looking for somewhere to stay in Yorkshire you’ll be inundated with stone built cottages with pretty views. Awesome right? But what if you wanted something with a LOT more character? Somewhere unique, somewhere really unusual for your Yorkshire getaway. Well, I’ve got your back there, I’ve been scouring some of the best vacation rental … Read more