• 5 of the Most Classic English TV Spots

    12th July, 2017

    Our little island produces some great T.V., and many of our recent series have shot to global fame – we firmly believe that great stories and great landscape are a winning combination. Here are some of our favourites… MIDSOMER MURDERS Perhaps the most quintessentially English… 

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  • 8 Very English Experiences

    12th June, 2017

    You’re not a true anglophile until you’ve tried these… FISH AND CHIPS Fish and Chips is fundamentally English, and these days, every town worth its salt has a chippy. Traditionally, Fish and Chips was to be enjoyed sitting on a pier or harbour wall, watching the cool sea wash… 

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  • 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 Surprising Benefits of Walking

    16th February, 2017

    Here at The Carter Company, we consider walking one of life’s greatest wonders, especially when wandering in a beautiful setting. Adventuring on foot is the ultimate means of slow travel, a chance to fully engage with your surroundings, both natural and historic, and allow your… 

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