The largest National Park in Wales and home to the highest peak in England and Wales, Snowdonia National Park is riddled with superlatives and its wild terrain makes it a firm favorite with hikers and climbers. Renowned for harboring some of Britain’s most dramatic scenery, Snowdonia serves up a landscape of stark contrasts – windswept coastal cliffs give way to vast sandy beaches, craggy mountain peaks shelter glistening lakes, and traditional welsh-speaking villages lie in the shadows of towering medieval castles.
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February 6, 2015
Few towns are as quintessentially English as Bath, but while the UNESCO-listed city is best-known for its Roman Baths, it also has a rich literary history, as the former home of iconic British writer Jane Austen. First visiting as a teenager, Jane lived in Bath from 1801 to 1806, and the city served as a backdrop for at two of her novels – Northanger Abbey and Persuasion. Now, more than 200 years since the first publication of Pride and Prejudice, fans still flock to the famous spa resort and there are plenty of fun ways to explore Bath in the footsteps of Jane Austen. Here are a few ideas.
January 30, 2015
Wet weather is an unfortunate but inevitable part of holidaying in England, but don’t let the lack of sunshine put you off sightseeing – there are still plenty of things to do on a rainy day in Liverpool. Here are a few ideas.
January 16, 2015
With rolling hills, dramatic coastal cliffs and traditional country villages, Wales is a country tailor-made for train travel and the country’s narrow-gauge railways and historic steam trains have seen a resurgence in popularity in recent years. For those travelers who like to enjoy the journey as much as the destination, here are 5 of the most scenic train journey Wales to add to your bucket list.
January 9, 2015
With hundreds of high street stores, independent boutiques and local designers, shopping in Oxford is a popular pastime and the City of Dreaming Spires offers a quieter and less crowded alternative to London.
December 19, 2014
With around 100 castles dotted around the country, you could plan your entire trip around visiting Wales’ castles and there are so many historic landmarks worth visiting that it’s nearly impossible to narrow it down. From UNESCO-listed fortresses to haunted castle hotels, here are just 5 of the best castles in Wales.