the river nidd at knaresborough in north yorkshire
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Enjoy a Stay in Rural England for Countryside Walks

As the daffodils make their appearance across England there is something for walkers of all ages and interests across the country. The English countryside is home to many areas of natural beauty including national parks, forest and woodland areas and coastal, river or canal paths. Northumberland Situated in the north east, Northumberland is the most… Continue reading Enjoy a Stay in Rural England for Countryside Walks

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A Castle Howard Christmas

Walking through the gardens and alongside the lakes before taking a step into the glamour of Venice this festive season. These typical English grounds in Yorkshire are probably best enjoyed at other times of the year when the ground is drier and crisper and the lake side facilities are open, but for those that enjoy… Continue reading A Castle Howard Christmas

pevensey castle
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English Castles to Visit in November

English Heritage have shared their pick of five castles to visit this Autumn. Conisbrough Castle Conisbrough Castle South Yorkshire’s 12th Century castle was the inspiration behind Sir Walter Scott’s Ivanhoe. Its crumbling castle walls, grassy picnic areas, visitor centre and exhibitions are still attracting guests to visit the castle, see its defences and learn about… Continue reading English Castles to Visit in November

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Places to Stay Whilst Exploring the U.K: England

Charming hotels, guest houses and spas to stay at whilst exploring the natural beauty of England. Harrogate, North Yorkshire The spa town of Harrogate is a relaxing place to stay after exploring the nearby Yorkshire Dales National Park or the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Beauty. The Yorkshire Dales The Yorkshire Dales is a popular destination… Continue reading Places to Stay Whilst Exploring the U.K: England

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Beverley: East Riding of Yorkshire, England

The historical market town of Beverley often attracts historians, shoppers and musicians. Look a little closer and there are gardens, walking paths and sporting events to discover. The most popular outdoor space is Beverley Westwood. A pasture historically used for chalk and as an area for making lime is nowadays a large open space visited… Continue reading Beverley: East Riding of Yorkshire, England

dover castle in kent united kingdom top heritage attraction
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UK’s Top Ten Heritage Sites Revealed

Facebook fans of English Heritage have selected their favourite top ten attractions for a family day out. The English Heritage Trust take care of around 400 visitor attractions across the U.K. The estimated age of each property ranges from the 1960’s to 3900BC. Each site attracts numerous visitors and school trips each year offering educational… Continue reading UK’s Top Ten Heritage Sites Revealed