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Shakes-paws at Anne Hathaways Cottage - three lovely retrievers sitting outside © Shakespeare’s England
Shakes-paws at Anne Hathaways Cottage © Shakespeare’s England

With Spring on the doorstep there’s no better time to take up the dog lead and walk off the winter blues.

Here at Discover Towns we’ve noticed a trend toward people and dogs travelling together. So we’re looking round for pet friendly places visit and stay with your best friend. People tell us that taking their dog with them on a visit is a happier option than telling it that you will be back in a […]

Photographing the beautiful Yorkshire village of Cononley

Our latest through the photographer’s lens entry from Geoff Tynan captures the unique and classic beauty of Yorkshire village, Cononley. All words and images credit to Geoff Tynan. For more of Geoff’s work visit: “I found this quintessential Yorkshire village While gazing from a train window. My daughter and I set out for an […]


Ramsbottom in Lancashire is not only set in a beautiful part of the countryside and is a gateway to 90 miles of moorland but is full of character and the town love a good excuse to have a party. A 15 minute bus or car ride beyond Manchester’s Metrolink, it is well worth a visit, […]

Celebrating Croydon’s Past and Future

Though often regarded as just another part of London, Croydon has a rich history of being a significant town in its own right and despite some of its history being fragile and vulnerable to the inexorable growth of London’s population and the change associated with it, Croydon still has many interesting, surprising and unique features […]

Places of Poetry

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 […]