Collected by Maddy Fox
Grasmere, Ambleside LA22, UK
A peaceful village surrounded by astounding beauty, Grasmere is a winning stop on any expedition through the Lake District. It has multiple hostels and hotels, shops and dining, and its own personality to accommodate any traveler. Hikers and...
Middle Hill, Broadway WR12 7LB, UK
Broadway Tower is located on Broadway Hill, near the village of Broadway, in the English county of Worcestershire, at the second highest point of the Cotswolds after Cleeve Hill. Broadway Tower's base is 1,024 feet (312 metres) above sea level....
Bradwell Grove, Burford OX18 4JP, UK
After touring the old stone buildings and bridges of the Cotswolds, in England, the last thing you expect to come upon is a zoo. But there, just outside of Burford, in Oxfordshire, sits the Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens, arguably one of the...
Swinbrook, Burford OX18 4DY, UK
Swinbrook, in the Cotswolds, is a relatively obscure little village - except to those with a passion for 1920s Britain. Because it was the family home of the dashing Mitford sisters, the aristocratic darlings whose antics dominated Britain's high...
13 Tudor Arc/South St, Dorchester DT1 1BN, UK
Tucked away in a precinct in Dorchester is a real treasure. The Fridge is a great deli with all the ingredients that you might need for a picnic out in the Dorset countryside. Forget the supermarkets- this is where local specialties from Isle of...
81 Poundbury Farm Way, Poundbury, Dorchester DT1 3RT, UK
Olives are not the first thing that comes to mind when visiting the UK but tasting the delicious produce at Olives et Al really should be. Customers can taste the olives which vary from Moorish to stuffed tomato and a delicious Aussie variety. At...
Athelhampton, Puddletown, Dorchester DT2, UK
If Athelhampton looks familiar it is probably because you have seen it before in a movie. This is the location for the ghost story, "The House at Green Knowe," starring Dame Maggie Smith. Athelhampton was built in 1485 by Sir William Martyn and is...
18 George St, West Bay, Bridport DT6 4HA, UK
The George was a pleasant find on a cold and windy day in West Bay. Just a mile out of the town of Bridport this Dorset resort is a joy in summer and the perfect place to find freshly caught fish and enjoy the beauty of the Jurassic Coast. The...
Bath BA1 1LT, UK
Wherever you are in Europe, you're never far from a cathedral with hundreds of steps leading to a church tower boasting sweeping views of whatever city or town lies beneath. Bath Abbey is one of those cathedrals, but its 212 stairs are worth every...
Victoria St, Manchester M3 1SX, UK
The Cathedral of Manchester turned out to be more impressive than I had expected. The hightlight of this centuries old impressive structure is the choir. It looks like something right out of Hogwarts where Harry Potter may have sat during his...
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