I don’t know about you, but when I start planning my next trip, I like to get a good, broad overview of the area before I start getting down to the finer details of working out what to do and where to go. So, this is my brief introduction to each of the main regions […]Read More
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Castles, beaches and second hand books: a two day mini adventure to Northumberland by public transport
The 7 am light is casting a thin, illuminated line over the North Sea as the train clatters over one of the three old bridges in Berwick upon Tweed, making its way south back to Newcastle. The sun is trying its hardest to peep through the hefty, dark clouds, as the railway line opens out […]Read More
“What a remarkable place”, Albert mused as his eyes gazed out through the window over the next section of the Cumbria Way, earthy brown from the spring heather and disappearing off into the afternoon drizzle. The path was guarded by various fells (Cumbrian/Old Norse for hills/mountains) with wonderfully mysterious names: Great Calva, Knott and Bowscale. […]Read More
If you are looking for an easy, scenic walk in the Lake District, a circular walk around Buttermere lake is a perfect choice, with views of the towering Fleetwith Pike on a clear day and cheeky little ice cream stop halfway around! The walk at a glance Type of walk Circular lake walk with a […]Read More
Wide open fields, you and your mates, new bands and a few cheeky beverages – many of us have sweet memories of summer festivals gone by. These days, the reality is a weekend in a muddy field which will set you back over £200+. But there are alternative options. During a backpacking trip back in 2006, […]Read More