Category: Travel

What’s to see in Wiltshire

Posted on: February 1, 2021

If you are looking for a place to live in the country then one of the best places to move to us is the county of Wiltshire. There is so much to see and do in this large county and for the most part it is extremely rural. What are some of the most interesting aspects of the county? Before we tell you a few remember that one of the best places to live is…

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Gloucestershire is the Green and Pleasant land

Posted on: December 22, 2020

For anyone thinking of moving to Gloucestershire the answer should be an emphatic yes! One of the best things that you can do is look at Park Homes Gloucestershire on the Park Home Life website. They have a wonderful selection of homes that will get you into the county in an affordable way rather than having to fork out for a very expensive property. Why would you want to come? Here are a few very…

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Exploring Eton and the Surrounding Area

Posted on: December 22, 2020

Eton is a Berkshire town, most famous for the prestigious boy’s school – but there is a lot to explore in and around the area if you are looking for a visit to see some history and a change of scene. In Eton itself, there are some fantastic unique shops to explore as well as great places to eat out, such as the Christopher restaurant Eton. Take a walk along the river and see the…

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Explore Some of Britain’s Most Beautiful Woodlands

Posted on: November 16, 2020

Woodlands are part of the lifeblood of Earth. Much of the planets ecosystems all over the world rely on these beautiful and often ancient areas. When we walk around the woods the trees can be calming and help to ease troubled minds – something that many of us often struggle with at the moment!   So, wrap up warm in aran sweaters and wellies and head out to some of these beautiful British woodlands to…

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Tips for Hiking in Ireland

Posted on: September 29, 2020

When it comes to tips for hiking in Ireland, there are many. Some tips involve planning a trip ahead of time to be sure that you have all your bases covered, so that you are well-equipped to conquer the terrain. There is also planning to pack the right clothing, footwear, and equipment. This helps you get the most enjoyment from your trip and feel safe, as well as enjoying yourself. For Hiking Clothing Dublin, visit…

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The Marvellous M5 Motorway

Posted on: July 27, 2020

Living alongside the one hundred and sixty-two miles of the M5 Motorway has its perks as well as its downfalls but residents of the many Cities, towns and villages along its route have plenty of praise to heap upon its name.  Opened in 1962 the M5 Motorway runs from the M6’s junction 8 near West Bromwich, heading South until terminating at junction 31 for Exeter, the Motorway was finally completed in 1977. Image credit When…

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The power and prestige of the Silk road

Posted on: June 25, 2020

The wealth and power of the East was the stuff of legend in Western Europe. The Romans were aware of a fine civilization, a possible rival to their own beyond the strength of Persia and they were keen to trade with it. We do know that this was going on during their time as they have been some very rare examples of the garments they wanted. The West wanted to buy and trade silk. Image…

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Sites to see in Ancient Rome

Posted on: June 15, 2020

A visit to Ancient Rome is on most people’s travel list and it is no wonder, considering the amount of incredible sites that there are to see. The Roman Empire influenced much of our modern day life and there are buildings left that you can still see today that represent this. Here are some of the places that you should visit when on a trip to Ancient Rome. Image credit Colosseum – the largest amphitheatre…

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Llanelli, the largest Town in Carmarthenshire, South Wales

Posted on: May 27, 2020

Situated on the Loughor Estuary in the beautifully preserved County of Dyfed, you will find “Llanelli” the largest Town in Carmarthenshire, famous for its roots in Rugby and the Scarlets Rugby Region.  With a growing population of over thirty-five thousand people it is a great place to live, work and raise a family.  With many old, derelict, steel, coal and tinplate sites now being restored and used in regeneration schemes there is a thriving building…

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The green and pleasant Cotswolds is a sight to behold

Posted on: May 26, 2020

If you are thinking of taking a holiday in the UK this year then the Cotswolds is certainly a place to consider. There is so much to see and do there. Not only is it a designated area of outstanding natural beauty, with some of the most breathtaking rural landscapes and walks, it also offers history and heritage, a Zoo and even the chance to go swimming at an artificial beach. Image credit There is…

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Uganda 101: The Key Facts

Posted on: September 26, 2019

Situated in the east of Africa, with Kenya, South Sudan, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo as its neighbours, Uganda is fast making a name for itself as a holiday destination for adventure seekers. Image Credit The main facts Uganda is one of Africa’s smaller countries and is comparable in size to the UK. It only has one city, the capital Kampala, and its international airport is located at Entebbe. Despite its diminutive…

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Hidden Galapagos: Exploring the Underwater Paradise

Posted on: September 25, 2019

Famous as the place that gave birth to Darwin’s theory of evolution, the Galapagos Islands are equally well known as the home of a diverse number of animals. Most people travelling to the Galapagos are hoping to spot the famous giant turtle on the beach or the immense giant tortoise; however, it is the underwater life that really makes it a destination worth heading to. Image Credit The Galapagos The archipelago is officially part of…

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