Tag Archives: England

The 6 best castles near London to visit

bodiam castle 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 – where […]

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 […]

The 11 best London museums for kids (and adults) – and they’re all free!

When thinking about what to do in London with kids, museums often top the bill.  These are my favourite and best London museums for kids and what makes them even more special is that they are all free admission!  I’ve also given you some picture book suggestions to make your trips even more special – […]