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

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

Robin Hood's Tree in Sherwood Forest in summer

Visiting Sherwood Forest is one of those bucket list items that many people have but have put to the back of their mind. They know about it from films and the legendary stories, but many people don’t even know it’s real, that you can visit and that Robin Hood’s tree is alive and well too! … Read more

Visiting The Scottish Borders Abbeys – all you need to know

jedburgh abbey

Scotland’s Borders Abbeys are some of the most picturesque ruins I’ve been to and if you’re looking for something to do and see while travelling in Southern Scotland then I highly recommend a trip!  They provided perfect days out for us since we were travelling for the first time with our new dog, Annie, and … Read more