William Wordsworth wrote some of the most important poems in English Literature. He lived for a while in Grasmere in the Lake District with his sister Lucy and penned some of his finest works. Dove cottage and the Wordsworth museum next door give you a wonderful insight into his time there. You can jump on a boat and go for trip around where he would have wondered as a cloud (you see what i did there) and if you go at the right time of year you might even see some of those daffodils he loved so much, best take your quill in case you get inspired!
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Flatford lies in the heart of the beautiful Dedham Vale. This charming hamlet was the inspiration for some of John Constable’s most famous pictures, for example, the Hay Wain or Boatbuilding near Flatford Mill among many others. Wandering beside the River Stour or looking at Flatford Mill and Willy Lott’s House you can feel as if you are actually walking through one of his paintings.
What a fab place Yorkshire is, so much to do and enjoy. I had a great time last time I was there whether rock climbing and jumping in rivers or walking along the most beautiful view in England too eating some great food, watch the video and find out more!
The suns out and the seaside is calling and Scarborough in North Yorkshire is the place to be! This award winning stretch of Yorkshire coast boast stunning beaches, fun family attractions and great hotels and food. Its so traditional and great for families, we have picked a few from the best reviewed to give you some inspiration, i think we deserve some candy floss for that…..
The Isle of Man is a jewel set in the Irish sea between Ireland and England and Ben Fogle goes on an tour around some of the key locations. From the charming Peel harbour, chasing a steam train through the wonderful countryside to abseiling all in 1 day, phew! Go Ben!
Brixham is a wonderful little fishing village in the district of Torbay in the County of Devon in South West England. It really has it all from quaint little B&B’s to probably the best fish restaurant around ( trust me its great!) Here’s a quick little video of some of the best on Tripadvisor to give you a feel. Anyone seen a pirate around ?!!
The historical city of Leeds really grew around the wool industries of the 17th and 18th century, followed by iron, printing etc and now its a growing funky foody heaven with great indoor markets and boutique restaurants focused on having a great day out, Gregg, the lucky chap! has a great time trying out some delights there.
What could be better than fish and chips on the beach on a warm sunny day? Well Gregg has lucked out and is spending the day at Hastings on the south coast to chat to fisherman, eat freshly caught fish and learn about its history.
Now summer is upon us maybe its time to get out and enjoy all that Eastbourne has to offer! From fine old English pubs, to trendy art galleries, great fish and chips and a stunning beach as well as a superb zoo, well just watch the video and make your own mind up, where’s my sun lounger?
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