Month: January 2016

Sedbergh

The historic market town of Sedbergh, with its flagged yards and hidden lanes, is set in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales National Park. The town lies amidst the mighty Howgills, some of Alfred Wainwright’s favourite fells, and has been England’s Booktown since 2006. It now has six bookshops. The largest, Westwood Books, was last year named […]

Visit us at the GO Travel Show in London

On Saturday 16 January 2016, we will be at the GO Travel Show at the Copper Box Arena, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London. On our stand we will be presenting profiles of places, bits and pieces of interesting information, personal choices, comments including: • The historic town of Faversham with Britain’s oldest brewery • […]

Clacton-On-Sea

As a coastal resort Clacton-on-Sea is relatively new, and it was primarily the vision of one man – Peter Bruff – that led to its development. Before the mid-19th century the spot was marked by just a beach, known locally as Clacton Beach – after the village of Great Clacton a mile or so inland […]

Warwick

Warwick, famous for its mediaeval castle, is an intriguing town that is bursting with character. Its hidden gardens, rich mix of architectural styles and fine historic attractions make it a great place to spend a day or two and will appeal to a range of tastes and needs. The town has visibly enjoyed an extensive […]

Coventry in Warwickshire, a town risen from the ashes

For a city that has re-invented itself as many times as Coventry, you would be forgiven for thinking that most of its historic sites or places of interest might have been lost. But while transformations, in particular those resulting from the Blitz, have certainly had their effect and significantly altered parts of the city, there […]