Stonehenge | Summer Solstice

The mysterious Stonehenge

Stonehenge still intrigues after 5,000 years: June 21st is Summer solstice in the northern hemisphere and on this longest day of the year, thousands flock to Wiltshire to visit Stonehenge and to watch the sun rise. Shrouded in Mystery This world-famous prehistoric monument is a place shrouded in mystery. Numerous myths surround Stonehenge – the […]

Hadrian's Wall Holidays | Walking and cycling

Hadrian's Wall, Northumbria

Hadrian’s Wall – Oh what a Wall: Hadrian’s Wall was a Roman frontier built in the years AD122-30 by order of the Emperor Hadrian.  Imagine this colossal ancient wall when it was in tact -  73 miles long, 15 feet high and 10 feet wide! Although some of it has fallen away, it still remains […]

Chester’s Roman heritage – Chester

The Magnificent Chester Rows

Chester and its impressive Rows: When you arrive in Chester town centre, the first thing that strikes you is how different this town is to other English towns.   One of Chester’s most impressive sights being the Rows is there to greet you – the two-tier shopping galleries which date from the Middle Ages. Chester […]

Oxford University – Oxford

Oxford's Bridge of Sighs

Exploring Oxford  and Oxford University: Oxford is world famous for its prestigious and exclusive university, but you don’t have to be a scholar to appreciate this magnificent place. A city of tall ‘dreaming spires‘, Oxford is a very popular tourist destination.  Set against the Cherwell and Isis rivers, the fine architecture of its spectacular historical […]

A Visit to Bath

Bath's Roman Baths

Exploring Bath A visit to Bath is like a journey back in time to the elegance of the Georgian period.  This World Heritage Site is set in the picturesque countryside and is one of England’s most beautiful destinations. Bath owes its importance to its hot springs which is quite unique in Britain. The Romans built […]