Places of Interest

Vicky SartainRobert Burns Birthplace Museum is a chance to really get to know Scotland’s favourite son. The museum site is centred around Burns Cottage,...

Ian White Four miles north west of Bradford, on the way to Keighley, is Saltaire, a model industrial village built by Sir Titus Salt between...

Ian WhiteYou don’t have to be a railway enthusiast to appreciate the huge appeal of the National Railway Museum. It’s a must for anyone...

High on the windswept bleak moors, the well-preserved old hillside village of Haworth is the perfect place to recapture the spirit of one of...

Ian White The Great Laxey Wheel or ‘Lady Isabella’ (as she is known by locals) is the largest working waterwheel in the world. This wonderful...

Ian WhiteIn 2004 Liverpool’s docks area was made a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, ranking the city alongside such historic gems as Bath and...

Vicky SartainOne of the UK’s three operating bases for the Royal Navy, Portsmouth dockyards are steeped in history. The oldest dry dock in the...

Vicky SartainChawton is where Jane Austen spent the latter part of her life, and her home at the heart of the village is now...

Ian WhiteWith the mountains of Helvellyn and High Seat as their backdrop and panoramic views across to Skiddaw, Blencathra and Lonscale Fell, Castlerigg is...

Vicky SartainThe Potteries is a collection of towns, based in and around Stoke-on-Trent, that began in the mid-17th century as small communities of potters...