The Peak District National Park, Britain’s first national park, was established in 1951. The Park, situated across the southern hills of the Pennines, lies mainly in Derbyshire. Read more about my favorite things to see in the Peak District.
England Travel Planning Tips
Coffee may be the beverage of choice among hipsters and young professionals, but tea is still the most widely consumed beverage in the entire world. Recent data indicates that people drink about 25,000 cups of tea every second globally. Read on to find some of the best places to visit if you love tea.
Dating back to Roman times, London has no shortage of historical buildings and attractions to visit. The city is known for its rich culture and history, opulent buildings and architectural diversity. Come along with me as we take a closer look at historical buildings in London.
The clubs of the Premier League are spread out all over England, from way in the south to the farthest north. And we do mean way up north, as in, all the way in Geordieland: Newcastle upon Tyne, or just Newcastle. This is certainly an interesting city for a Premier League team like Newcastle United: you’ve got the prestige of professional association football set against the backdrop of this famously industrial port city. Come along as we explore 3 things to see in Newcastle upon Tyne.
Visiting World War 2 museums in London will take you back in time during one of the most difficult periods in British history. As the only West European country not conquered by the Nazis, Britain has been the ultimate place of resistance against Nazi Germany. As a consequence, World War 2 museums in London abound and contain a very large collection of military gear and material. If you’re interested in the history of World War 2, London is the best place to get more in depth.
Visiting London for the first time is exciting. Having a few extra days planned to explore the places surrounding London, is even more exciting for me. After visiting this busy city, I have come to appreciate a few easily accessible places that will make your trip to England memorable. Come along with me as we explore my favorite day trips from London.
The Cotswolds are England’s most beautiful area. Rolling hills hide tiny quaint villages with houses made from the local yellowish color stone. Small, peaceful streams flow thorough these idyllic places creating unbelievably quaint settings. I believe that everyone coming to visit London should plan on taking time to visit the Cotswolds. Come along with me as we explore the best places to see in the Cotswolds.
Cambridge is my favorite day trip from London. However, Cambridge in itself is a beautiful location to explore for more time. From some of the oldest buildings in Europe to beautiful museums and parks, Cambridge offers so many things to see and do. If you have a few more days in the Cambridge area, you can also explore some beautiful places within easy driving distance. Come along with me as we explore my favorite day trips from Cambridge UK.
Canterbury is the ecclesiastical center of England. Having the oldest church in the English speaking world, Canterbury has been at the center of English life for centuries. Visit Canterbury on a great day trip from London and you will be surrounded by history. Let’s go together on a walking tour of Canterbury.
Cambridge is a beautiful city to visit, especially since it is so easy to come here from London. The historical Cambridge University with its many colleges and traditions form a unique vibe in this college city. Come along with me on a beautiful walking tour of Cambridge UK.