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Ready to roll up your sleeves and try something new? Why not give punting a go! 🛶 A popular pastime for locals in Oxford, Cambridge and Canterbury, punting is a beautifully unique way of getting around and exploring some of England’s prettiest towns 😍. A great way to escape the crowd, punting was introduced at the start of the 20th century. Awarded its name from the flat-bottomed boat used, a punt is specifically designed to navigated small...
How beautiful is this snap of Castle Combe 😍? A quintessentially English village, it is often referred to as one of the prettiest villages in England, a title we think it deserves. The Wiltshire village’s beauty has even captured the eye of many Hollywood filmmakers 🎥, including Stephen Spielberg who used the village as a backdrop for his adaptation of War Horse. With must see spots including St Andrew’s Church, which dates back to the 13th...
Switch off 😌. With their chalky cliffs and crystal oceans,🌊 Old Harry Rocks in Dorset are the perfect spot for disconnecting and unplugging from everyday life. Found around 3 miles south of Poole and Bournemouth, Old Harry Rocks dates back 65 million years and offer unrivalled breath-taking views of the Jurassic coast. It is debated who the rocks are named after including Harry Paye, the infamous Poole pirate ☠️ or Earl Harold, a victim of a...
Dance on the ceiling 💃🏻🕺🏻 at Brighton’s brightly coloured upside house! 🌈 Nestled between the i360 and the Bandstand, this robin egg blue 💙 house is the fourth brainchild of Tom Dirse, who has also created other upside down houses which can be found in Bournemouth, Lakeside and Adventure Wonderland in Dorset. The topsy-turvy home is fun for all ages, encouraging visitors to take photos 📸 of themselves seemingly walking upside down, admire the...
Did you know that Ashton Memorial is sometimes referred to as “the Taj Mahal of the North?” 🤔 Built between 1907 and 1909, the memorial was commissioned by Lord Ashton in memory of his second wife Jessy 💍 and at an epic 150 feet tall, it dominates the Lancaster skyline. A Grade I listed building, the first floor outdoor viewing gallery provides an epic view of the surrounding countryside 🌳, including Morecambe Bay and the Lakeland fells and...
Calling all lavender lovers! 💜 Hitchin Lavender is the spot for you. Just outside of London, the field is home to over 25 miles of lavender rows for you to enjoy. 😍 With entry only costing £6, visitors can cut their own stems of lavender and take them home as a sensory souvenir. There is also a lovely lavender café, where you can sample lavender products including lavender lemonade 🍋 and lavender earl grey cake 🍰 Immerse yourself in this...
How cute is this little cottage in Cadgwith? 😍 A quaint village and fishing port found in Cornwall, Cadgwith has all the elements of a traditional English fishing village. Decorated by a small fleet of colourful fishing boats 🐟⛵️ and thatched cottages, the village is also home to a number of tasty restaurants and a vibrant live music venue. 🎼 Wander down the winding streets, admire the epic coastline and tuck into some local food. 🍴 📸 : ...
Famous for its sailing history ⛵️, the idyllic town of Lymington is nestled between Southampton and Bournemouth on the south coast 🌊. With the town populated by gorgeous Georgian and Victorian architecture, this colourful coastal town is a perfect seaside getaway👌. With a thriving fishing community, it’s always worth popping down to the seafront to watch the ships come in, breathe in the fresh coastal air and even see if you can buy some...
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