There’s always something special about transporting yourself to an oasis in the middle of one of the worlds busiest cities; getting away from all the people who cant drive, shutting out most other annoying people in the world, and not having someone say sorry a million times after they’ve trodden on both your feet. One such special oasis is Richmond Park in London.
The park is situated south of the River Thames in west London and covers 2500 acres. The park is one of 8 Royal Parks in the city and is a National Nature reserve. Richmond Park contains a unique environment that resembles much of what England used to look like hundreds of years ago (and I wish it did now); thick forests with overarching trees, ponds dotted around the park, and hundreds of deer roaming freely.
Continue reading ➞ A Winters Stroll Through Richmond Park.
With endless backpackers heading off to South East Asia, posting pictures from Thailand, Vietnam and Kuala Lumpur, you may be tempted to follow in your friends’ footsteps. But how about opting for something different? Britain might not have been the first place on your mind when considering traveling, but it could provide you with the trip of a lifetime!
Continue reading ➞ A Sterling Vacation: Where to visit in England.
The British Airways I360 is to Brighton what the London Eye is to London; a futuristic centrepiece for the city which provides a unique experience, boasts spectacular views, and bring in the tourists. Funnily enough, the architects who designed the I360 also designed the London Eye, you could say they’re doing a pretty good job designing at the moment! Opened in Late 2016 the I360 rises up its centre column to a height of 162m and boasts spectacular 360° views across the city and out to sea. The I360 is, in fact, the world’s tallest moving observation tower! The attraction looks extremely futuristic, glistens spectacularly in the sun, and is a great addition to any day in Brighton.
Continue reading ➞ Brighton: Ride on the Worlds Tallest Moving Observation Tower!
If you want to experience the true beauty of the English countryside then there is no place more stunning than the Lake District National Park in Cumbria, north-west England. The National Park is pure natural splendour and contains Englands highest mountain, Scafell Pike, as well as Englands biggest natural lake, Lake Windermere. The park is continuous mountains and lakes, occasionally dotted with cute little English towns and villages. The land is used a lot or farming so you will see your fair share of fields full of sheep, horses, and cows. Postcard material everywhere you look!
Continue reading ➞ Stay In This Cosy Traditional Cottage In The Beautiful Lake District!
I remember going to farms as a youngster; the excitement of seeing all the animals, feeding them, and thinking I could actually talk to them. My favorite were the sheep and goats who nearly took your hand with them when they gobbled up the food you gave them. Now that i’m older I realize, to my disappointment, that I am no Dr Doolittle. However, the memories of visiting farms as a youngster are still very vivid and i’m sure I learnt a thing or to when I visited them!
Continue reading ➞ There’s an Awesome Farm in The Middle of London!