• Notes from Madeira

    14th October, 2017

    The Carter Company is always looking for new places to explore by bike and on foot, and our latest expedition has been to the beautiful (and warm!) island of Madeira. Founder and chief route creator Wendy Carter scoped out the archipelago, finding the best spots for food, drink… 

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  • Our Favourite Cotswolds Spots

    22nd September, 2017

    The Cotswolds typifies charming English villages – the golden stone of the chocolate box cottages mean that towns such as Chipping Campden and Cirencester are some of the most photographed in the UK. It isn’t just the towns that make it, of course, but the rolling wolds and trickling… 

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  • 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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  • 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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