Staffordshire might not be the first place you think of when it comes to castles, but there are certainly enough to keep you busy for a few days. Having lived in Staffordshire for most of my life, it's crazy to me to think that I would normally travel hours to explore historic places, but Staffordshire… Continue reading 8 Castles of Staffordshire
Morning all! Today's post is from Sally about one of the loveliest castles in the world! It's a great post, so I hope you all enjoy 😀 Hello! I’m Sally and I blog over at Life Loving and All That Grows. Life Loving is my way to inspire others to get out and about and… Continue reading Leeds Castle: The Loveliest Castle in the World – Castle Review
There are so many amazing historical sites in the UK (and the whole world if I'm being honest). They make for the perfect trip out, either by yourself or with friends and family. Luckily, for all history lovers the UK is literally littered with a huge selection of historical sites, so there is something for… Continue reading Top 10 Historical Sites in the UK
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
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!