• On the trail of England's literary treasures

    27th April, 2017

    In our travels around England, we have had the chance to explore some of the nation's greatest heritage - here's a little insider info on some of our favourite finds... J.R.R. TOLKIEN Tolkien has ranked 6th on The Times list of most popular British writers, and his epic Lord… 

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  • Discover the Dorset marvels that inspired Enid Blyton

    11th April, 2017

    Dorset was Enid Blyton’s most treasured holiday spot. From the 1940s to her death in 1968, the Isle of Purbeck was the author's refuge; a place she would go to rest and refuel twice or three times a year, rarely writing during her visits. But while her brain was at rest, her… 

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  • 5 Hidden Gems to Discover in Scotland

    31st March, 2017

    This month The Carter Company were delighted to announce the launch of our first ever Scottish walking holiday, spanning The West Highland Way, and offering what is truly one of the most wondrous walks in the world, taking in lochs, glens, moors, mountains and more. In celebration… 

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  • 5 of the UK's Most Amazing, Lesser-Known Museums

    21st March, 2017

    With hundreds of marvellous museums and galleries dotted all over the United Kingdom, it can be an overwhelming task knowing where to start. A quick google will provide you with the big names, but some of the smaller, lesser-known gems, are just as good – if not better – in our… 

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  • The best time of year to visit the UK – and enjoy the weather!

    6th March, 2017

    Here at The Carter Company, we’re often asked for our insider advice on the optimum time of year to visit the UK. So much so that we thought we’d put together a handy guide to help you decide when and where is best to plan your walking or cycling holiday in order to get the very… 

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