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Things to do and see in Ripon

Things to do and see in Ripon

Ripon is known as a Cathedral City in the Borough of Harrogate, North Yorkshire. Ripon's ancient charms and thousand year traditions will delight you. Inside the City, walls enjoy the independent shops and cafes & restaurants we talk about a little later before you venture to our must-see locations and attractions, all of which have a role to play in forming England's history.  1. Ripon Cathedral The history of the ancient church dates back to the 7th Century and although the Cathedral is still an active, living Church, those who wish to visit and explore the history that lies there...

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7 Places you must visit in North Yorkshire

7 Places you must visit in North Yorkshire

1. Jervaulx Abbey This is one of the largest privately owned Cistercian Abbeys in England. After the Dissolution of the Monasteries, it was passed down through numerous families who owned Jervaulx Hall and finally after years of pillage and excavations, the Abbey was turned into a garden for the Hall before being opened to the public. During your visit, you will meander through the Abbey, and one of the most pleasing sights you will come across is the array of wildflowers adorning the walls – wonderfully pleasant! Picnics are allowed at the Abbey so why not make a whole day...

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Things to do and see in Wiltshire

Things to do and see in Wiltshire

True wonders await when you visit Wiltshire. It has been an extraordinary place for a vast amount of time and holds a unique magnetism, drawing people from all corners of the world to see the treasures they lay here. Not only is Wiltshire an Area of Natural Outstanding Beauty, it is home to a World Heritage Site which stands testament to the ages. We've included some of the absolute must-sees when visiting in this blog along with fun, interactive activities and places to visit with the kids too!   1. Stonehenge If you haven’t heard of Stonehenge…where have you been?!...

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Things to see and do in Tyne and Wear

Things to see and do in Tyne and Wear

Tyne & Wear is brimming with quayside cities and sandy beaches, cosmopolitan museums and historic sites. There really is such variety of the things to see and do during your visit.  1. Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens Here you can discover all of Sunderland’s fascinating history in one place. With collections dating back to 1846, you will come across plenty of surprises including Wallace the Lion, namely one of the most famous objects in the entire museum! The museum also plays host to amazing objects like the first Nissan car to roll off the production line at the Sunderland factory...

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Things to do and see in Leicestershire

Things to do and see in Leicestershire

1. St Johns Tower Once used by Lord Stamdford and his guests to watch his horses gallop around the racecourse, the Folly gave an ideal vantage point to watch fox hunting over his Estate. Come 1792, an archway was attached to the Tower and the legend of Old John Tower’s ‘beer tankard’ outline was born and now it stands as one of Leicestershire’s most famous landmarks. You will find the Tower in Bradgate Park where The Ruins of Bradgate House still stand alongside a gorgeous Deer Herd. Price: Free entry. Opening Times: Access on foot is permitted to all parts...

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