Places To Stay in Oxford – New Hotels, B & Bs and Others

Oxford Malmaison Hotel © Terry Bean/Wiki

Places To Stay in Oxford – New Oxford Hotels, B & B and Others: With the influx of new hotels and other accommodation types in recent years, Oxford’s range of accommodation has expanded considerably.  Visitors now have more interesting choices when deciding on places to stay in Oxford. Oxford Hotels An interesting addition is the […]

Oxford Restaurants, Pubs and Cafes – Where to Eat

A Seafood Meal

Oxford Restaurants and Other Places To Eat In Oxford: Oxford restaurants, covering a diverse range of eateries,  cater to all tastes and budget types. As in many large university towns, cuisines from all over the world are represented here, something that I discovered with delight many years ago. For those looking for the traditional pub […]

Travel to Oxford by Air, Bus, Road and Train

How to Get to Oxford

Oxford Travel – Travel To and From Oxford: Fast and frequent coach services provide a direct link between the centre of Oxford to Heathrow and Gatwick Airports. For travel to Oxford from the centre of London, there are frequent bus services from Victoria Coach station and train services from London Paddington Station. By Air: From […]

Glastonbury Abbey – Legendary Burial Place of King Arthur

Glastonbury Abbey

Glastonbury Abbey Is Full of History As Well As Legends About King Arthur:   Set in 36 acres of parkland, Glastonbury Abbey is believed to be one of the oldest churches in England and is frequently associated with the legend of King Arthur, an association that the monks at the Abbey were happy to encourage […]

Glastonbury Tor – The Mystical, Magical Hill

Glastonbury Tor - Somerset

Glastonbury Tor Holds Centuries of Extraordinary Myths and Legends: Like a beacon, Glastonbury Tor lets you know when you’re drawing close to Glastonbury.   With its enigmatic St Michael’s church tower, the Tor dominates the landscape in the region. Glastonbury Tor is shrouded with centuries of legends, myths and mystical beliefs. It is a strange hill […]

Glastonbury – Myths, Legends and The Glasto

Glastonbury Town Centre

Glastonbury is Famous for its Myths, King Arthur Legends and The Glastonbury Festival: Glastonbury is mostly associated with the Glastonbury Festival or Glasto, the largest open-air music and performing arts festival in the world. This small town in Somerset, about 48 km south of Bristol, is also shrouded in many myths and legends in relation […]

Visiting the Home of Wedgwood at Stoke-on-Trent

Wedgwood Tableware

Josiah Wedgwood – the Man who Started Wedgwood: Our travels through Staffordshire brought us to the Wedgwood Visitor Centre to learn a little about this famous brand … and perhaps for some retail therapy. The Wedgwood Visitor Centre is located at the home of Wedgwood whose factory is set in 250 acres of lush parkland […]

A Dinner at the Castle Combe Inn – Castle Combe

Castle Combe Inn © Travel Signposts..

A Dinner in Castle Combe, the Prettiest Village in England: Our dinner at the Castle Inn tonight was part of a tour to Castle Combe to see the “prettiest village in England”. Before dinner, we had time to wonder around the village which looks like it’s been frozen in time. Except for a few cars […]