Places of Interest

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...

Ian White For most people Jodrell Bank brings one image to mind – that of its giant Lovell Telescope, which has been a familiar feature...

Explore the history of Stonehenge, a prehistoric wonder and one of Britain’s most famous historical landmarks.

Vicky SartainThe Cornwall and West Devon Mining Lansdscape is a UNSECO World Heritage Site, comprising 10 mining districts stretching across almost 100 miles of...

Vicky SartainThe Roman Baths, which form part of the Bath World Heritage Site and which gave this beautiful city its name, receive more than...