Tag Archives: England

How you can visit Robin Hood’s Tree hideout in Sherwood Forest – the Major Oak Tree

Major oak in sherwood forest where Robin Hood lived

I think we’ve all heard of Robin Hood haven’t we?  For me it was the 90s classic film that ignited a love of the tale.  I’d never considered looking for Robin Hood’s tree before though – surely it wasn’t real?  Well, in fact there is a legend that says that the huge tree that is […]

REVIEW: The Angel Hotel, Bury St Edmunds – quirky & history combined!

Bury St Edmunds, in Suffolk England is a wonderful town absolutely brimming with history and things to do.  If you’re looking for a break to the area and want a place to rest your head for a couple of nights (I recommend at least 2, we had just 1 and I wish we’d had longer!) […]

Visiting Bury St Edmunds Abbey – 1000 years of history

If a trip to Bury St Edmunds is on your radar then you’ll want to be visiting the Abbey as well.  The ruins have an immense history and they celebrate 1000 years from the founding of the abbey which is quite incredible.  Read on to find out more, why it’s so important and what you […]

The Original Tour London – Our review of the hop on, hop off sightseeing bus

I’ve been travelling to London a lot these past couple of months and you’d think that I could manage to fit in all the sites with the amounts of times I’ve been there.  Not so!  London is really spread out so getting to all the tourist sites that might be on your list can be […]

Best WW2 sites in London to visit

ww2 sites in London

History lovers looking for WW2 sites in London will find a wealth of museums at their disposal.  It’s probably not the sole reason people will visit London, but if you enjoy learning about WW2 you’ll find plenty there to keep you occupied.   Having a son who loves learning about World War 2 we’ve almost […]

Things to do in Greenwich, London.

things to do in greenwich london

If you don’t want to stay in the hustle and bustle of central London but still want a great place to spend a few days in the city then I really recommend staying in Greenwich.  It’s one of my favourite places outside of the centre and as well as being pretty, safe and accessible there’s […]

A guide to ALL the UNESCO sites in the UK

There are some utterly amazing places to see in the UK but sometimes it can be so hard to decide where to go.  If you’re feeling a bit overwhelmed then this list of the UNESCO sites in the UK should help to give you some ideas and inspiration especially if your interests include heritage, history […]