Beverley's picturesque streets and charming courtyards house everything, including Barbour, Joules, Phase Eight,Laura Ashley and Browns Department store to name but a few. Every Saturday you can browse the large variety of stalls providing a vibrant and friendly atmosphere.
More than thirty bookstores, many specializing in out of print or hard to locate titles, lure literary lovers to this market town of 2000, known as the Town of Books. Snugly nestled in the County of Powys at the English border, Hay-on-Wye is most popular during the annual Guardian Hay Festival during the last few weeks of May, when 80,000 visitors descend for readings and seminars
Adam Henson - The Nation's favourite farmer. My father Joe Henson founded the Cotswold Farm Park in 1971 to help protect some of our rare breeds of farm animal. Together with my business partner Duncan and our enthusiastic team, I am proud to continue in his wellington-booted footprints.
It really is unique. It is a complete village of architecturally amazing buildings set on its own private peninsula overlooking sand, sea and mountain. Although located on the southern shores of Snowdonia it carries the appearance of a Tuscan Italian village with a flavour of Tudor and Oriental
The Anderton Boat Lift is an incredible edifice, perched on the banks of the River Weaver Navigation like a giant three-storey-high iron spider. Whether you’re an engineering enthusiast or a history fanatic, the magnificent Anderton Boat Lift will not fail to amaze. It was built by Edwin Clark in 1875 to lift cargo boats the 50 feet from the Weaver Navigation to the Trent & Mersey Canal.
Slimbridge is home to an astounding array of wildlife, including the world’s largest collection of swans, geese and ducks. Wetlands are amazing. Where land meets water, there’s more wildlife than almost anywhere on the planet. Animals literally queue to get into wetlands. They’re great places to get close to wildlife. They’re places to relax, be inspired and feel at one with the world around you.
A scenic journey through the Snowdonia National Park takes us to Harlech Castle When you witness Harlech for yourself, you can’t help but be amazed at the sheer height and thickness of the castle walls. Whereas other castles may have been built for looks, there can be no mistaking the fact that Harlech is a strapping, military beast.
Forget the deckchairs and dodgems; this is Yorkshire's coastline at its most raw and elemental. Here, brooding cliffs tower over a huddle of red roofed former fishing cottages that spill right down to the edge of the sea, creating a ‘lost in time' getaway for anyone who loves unusual architecture and breathtaking scenery.
Experience the very different worlds of the owners and workers, who lived and worked here side by side. Visit the Greg Family Home - The living conditions of the workers in Styal Village - The Mill (which inspired the TV Series 'The Mill') - The Apprentice House, step into the lives of the pauper children - Plus the Gardens and Woodland of the Esate
Enjoy time in the lovely town of Llangollen before choosing between boarding the Llangollen Railway for the 10 mile journey to Corwen and return OR Heading to the home of Lady Eleanor Butler and Miss Sarah Ponsonby - The Ladies of Llangollen Including a Cream Tea
Take a ride on the Mail Rail, a spine-tingling and super-geeky journey into London's secret history. In 2003, after 75 years of service, this wonder of engineering was shut down. The postmen left and the tunnels fell silent. Enjoy a 2 Course Lunch on this uniquely interesting Day.
Join us for an amazing experience!