Big Trips · Day Trips · Scotland · Travel

5 of Scotland’s Best Hiking Trails

For the people who love hiking, then Scotland is pretty much a hiker's dream. There are so many hiking trails in Scotland and each is more beautiful from the next. Thanks to its stunning lochs and rugged mountains, this evergreen land has long been a favourite destination for people seeking their next adventure. There are… Continue reading 5 of Scotland’s Best Hiking Trails

Day Trips · England · Historic Houses · Travel

Going Back in Time: Exploring Coughton Court

Built: completed in the 16th Century Location: Coughton, Alcester B49 5JA History: Coughton Court estate has been owned by the Throckmorton family since 1409. It was acquired through marriage to the De Spinney family, but it was rebuilt by Sir George Throckmorton. Interestingly, the great gatehouse at Coughton was dedicated to King Henry VIII by Throckmorton. This time… Continue reading Going Back in Time: Exploring Coughton Court

Day Trips · England · Scotland · Travel · Wales

5 Most Beautiful Medieval Abbeys in the UK to Visit!

The UK: a country of kings and queens, knights and castles. It is certainly one country that is well known for its ruins and rich history. It has plenty of historical houses, stunning villages and impressive bridges (such as Swarkestone Bridge - I just love it for some reason) and iconic cathedrals. But there’s also… Continue reading 5 Most Beautiful Medieval Abbeys in the UK to Visit!

Day Trips · Scotland · Travel

The Magical World of Harry Potter: Scotland for Harry Potter Fans

For anyone who knows me, they know that I am a huge Harry Potter fan - I even wrote my final essay on it at university, all about how J. K. Rowling underestimates the homophobia in the Harry Potter canon. Harry Potter was my childhood and I love all the happy memories that it has created… Continue reading The Magical World of Harry Potter: Scotland for Harry Potter Fans

Castles · Day Trips · England · Travel

Baddesley Clinton: Murder, Mystery and Mayhem in Tudor England

Good morning my lovely readers! This is a rather last minute post I'm afraid, but I'm so excited to share about it. This Friday Luke and I went off on an amazing adventure, it started off at Coughton Court and then there was a last minute decision to visit Baddesley Clinton. Now, at the moment… Continue reading Baddesley Clinton: Murder, Mystery and Mayhem in Tudor England