England History and Architecture

Fortnum and Mason… much more than just a wicker basket!

I had had never heard of Fortnum and Mason until I purchased a Nintendo Wii from Facebook and upon collecting, was packaged nicely in a huge F&M branded hamper basket.

F1, Top Gear, and Military Bikes at the Home of the Motor Museum

I had never been to Beaulieu, and the opportunity arose when Mum and her husband Ken came over for our wedding in March 2018. Just as I write this, it seems like an eternity ago and it's only coming into December of the same year.

The Impressive Durham Cathedral in the North East of England

When you think of cathedrals, you may automatically think Canterbury in Kent or Salisbury in Salisbury.  You would be forgiven to forget that you...

What to do when you only have a day in York

If you ever wanted to see a quaint traditional English town with a lot of heritage, then this town is the place to be. We...

National Railway Museum in York

We were told by our friends who are from York that we met to go to the National Railway Museum.  We thought ok, we...

Durlston Castle and the Jurassic Coast

Durlston Castle stands within Durlston Country Park, 280-acre country park & nature reserve stretching along the coastline south of Swanage, on the Isle of Purbeck in Dorset. We arrived at the...

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