Month: August 2016


Ask a citizen of Bradford what they make of their city, and they’ll probably say it is not what it was. And also, that it is not what it could be. Certainly it has an illustrious past, and has since been through some tough times and has found it difficult to bounce back. Fortunately, however, […]


“Newark-on-Trent boasts one of the finest Georgian market squares in the UK and has many wonderful places to stay. Whether you prefer a boutique Hotel, elegant Guest House or a chic Bed and Breakfast, there is a wide choice of hotels in Newark on Trent. It is a market town steeped in history with a […]


Filey is a wholly unique, quiet; and quite beautiful, small seaside town on the picturesque North Yorkshire coast. Betwixt it’s more famous cousins, Bridlington and Scarborough, it is often – and to it’s benefit – overlooked. In circa 1830, the now Grade II listed Langford Villa was built and later became the summer residence of […]



Leek, a traditional market town on the edge of the Peak District National Park. Perfectly placed for a relaxed break away, mooching around the markets, independent shops and wealth of cafes, tea rooms and pubs or for the more adventurous and active types taking on the challenging terrain of the Peak District National Park and […]


Richmond, North Yorkshire is a town of unique character and beauty which has changed little through the centuries. With the variety of shopping and its many pubs, hotels and restaurants, the proximity to the most stunning scenery anywhere to be seen, Richmond remains one of the most beautiful and rewarding places to visit in the […]

Barrow in Furness

Barrow is situated at the tip of the Furness peninsula on the north-western edge of Morecambe Bay, south of the Duddon Estuary and east of the Irish Sea. Walney Island, to the west of Barrow, surrounds the peninsula’s Irish Sea coast and is separated from Barrow by the narrow Walney Channel. Both Morecambe Bay and […]


Alston in the North Pennines is surrounded by a unique landscape of moorland, hills, rivers and waterfalls and is one of England’s highest market towns (being about 1,000 feet above sea level). Designated Britain’s first UNESCO European Geopark, the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) is a haven for special wildlife and plants. […]


Stanhope – the green and tranquil market town at the heart of the Durham Dales and hub for outdoor activities. Pronounced ‘Stan-up’, Stanhope is a small market town in County Durham in northern England, situated on the river Wear between Eastgate amd Frosterley on the north side of Weardale, where the A689 Trans-Pennine road meets the B6278 from […]

Hull once a busy sea port, now a city of culture

Hull was once one of the great North Eastern trading centres. With a proud maritime history, the city retains its unique identity and offers visitors a distinctive experience. Yorkshire’s Maritime City, this year the City Council is aiming to improve the its visitor attractions at the Maritme Museum, the Dock Office Chambers and the North […]