• The Five Best Walks in the UK

    9th April, 2019

    We have been walking in the UK for many decades so as you might imagine we've learnt a thing or two. Below we give our pick of the 5 best walking routes. They may tell you something about the amazing choices available in these varied and historic lands. What you may not know,… 

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  • Notes from Connemara

    20th March, 2019

    ‘There are no strangers here; only friends you haven’t met yet’ William Butler Yeats As we recently took a trip to Connemara we thought we would share some of our thoughts and highlights - Connemara is a region on the west coast of Ireland, with coastline that is part of The… 

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  • Winter warmers

    14th December, 2018

    Winter holidays are often an unexpected bonus and a wonderful time to slow down and engage with special places away from the crowd. With our knowledge of the grand array of historic and cultural gems in Britain, we have created a small selection of breaks that we feel are perfect… 

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  • Amusing (and Strange) UK Place Names

    30th August, 2018

    The UK is a truly unique place, and our ancient heritage often leaves strange reminders of the past. Amusing hang-overs from history often come in the form of names - here are our picks for Britain's funniest place names. Once Brewed/Twice Brewed With a different name depending… 

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  • A Very British Summer Picnic

    28th July, 2018

    Here is our guide to British regional food. Whether you are cycling or walking in Britain this summer, you should definitely give some of these a try. Complete your picnic with a nice flask of tea, or a bottle of English sparkling wine... Savoury Scotch Eggs – A delicious savoury… 

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