The UK has inspired lifetimes of poetry. These are some of the smaller towns where you can walk in the footsteps of beloved bards or awesome orators: East Coker This small village and civil parish in South Somerset was the inspiration of the second poem of T.S.Eliot’s ‘The Four Quartets’, and the famous line ‘In […]
Sevenoaks is a good base from which to visit a host of outstanding attractions including the National Trust’s vast Knole in the midst of a 1,000-acre deer park with its 365 rooms, 52 staircases and seven courtyards. However, history in this part of Kent goes back to Roman times and Lullingstone Roman Villa, now […]
Friendly, relaxed and welcoming, each of Wiltshire’s historic towns and villages has something unique to offer. We explore some of the county’s lesser known towns – Bradford-on-Avon, Malmesbury and Corsham.
This vibrant hill-top market town is reported to be England’s oldest borough and its highlights are a stunning 12th century abbey, a weekly market at the original Market Cross and pretty walks along the banks of the river Avon.
Corsham developed from Saxon origins into a prosperous town thanks to the wool trade and the quarrying of golden Bath stone.
Perched on the edge of the Cotswolds, the honey-coloured gem of Bradford-on-Avon is packed with buildings from centuries past, many reflecting its textile heritage.