6 best castles near London to visit in 2023: explore Royal history on these day trips

best castles near london england

Anyone visiting the UK can be easily blown away and even overwhelmed by the enormous amount of history on offer whether that’s ancient stones, Roman ruins, medieval castles or Victorian architecture.  Yes, we do have a lot!   For anyone who is based near London and wants to visit a nice traditional English castle – … Read more

A helpful guide to visiting Stonehenge in 2024 – including how to make it worth seeing!

Visiting Stonehenge on a winter morning

Close your eyes and imagine think of the first thing that comes to mind with the words ‘ancient Britain’ – I bet Stonehenge comes to mind whether you’ve seen it in real life or not. It’s etched on so many people’s minds like the pyramids. It’s iconic. It’s one of the most popular tourist sites … Read more

12 things to do in St Ives Cornwall

It has to be one of my favourite places in Cornwall – St Ives.  I’m not sure quite what appealed to me about this place rather than many of the other villages in the area, but there’s something quite special about it.   It has a great vibe, small enough to walk round on foot … Read more