St Dunstan-in-the-East was a Church of England parish church on St Dunstan’s Hill, halfway between London Bridge and the Tower of London in the City of London. The church was largely destroyed in the Second World War and the ruins are now a public garden. It really is one of London’s best kept secrets and an ideal location for read more
Lansallos Many know of Polperro which is often called ‘Cornwall’s most picturesque fishing village’, but how many people have heard of Lansallos? This tiny village a few miles up the road has a amazing beauty with a beach of bright blue sea and sand. Lansallos forms both civil and ecclesiastical parishes, including read more
Llechwedd Caverns Trampoline Park, Gwynedd, Wales Would you expect to find inside an abandoned slate mine a trampoline park? Well here it is… Llechwedd Slate Caverns is a visitor attraction near Blaenau Ffestiniog, Gwynedd, Wales. It details the history of slate quarrying in the town and specifically the Llechwedd quarry in which it is located. It has an read more
Manchester Art Gallery, formerly Manchester City Art Gallery, is a publicly owned art museum on Mosley Street in Manchester city centre. Go to the Manchester Art Gallery, which is very conveniently nestled in the centre of the city. Here you will find works that go back to the Pre-Raphaelite period, as well as works by famous read more
Another secret place! Situated by the Stuart family in the 18th century, this is sometimes called Ireland’s most mystic lane and it was also used as a filming location for Game of Thrones. It definitely has a magical appearance….
A great secret location. Tropical gardens and a few secret churches. There are good beaches around, some wild and sandy, with fantastic rock pools, You can even do a bit of fishing and eat fresh.
The Royal Shakespeare Theatre is a 1,040+ seat thrust stage theatre owned by the Royal Shakespeare Company dedicated to the English playwright and poet William Shakespeare. Over a million people visited here in 2016.
The Roman Baths complex is a site of historical interest in the English city of Bath. The house is a well-preserved Roman site for public bathing. The Roman Baths themselves are below the modern street level. Very popular in the lovely Spa city of Bath, with 1.22 million visitors in read more
The National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland, was formed in 2006 with the merger of the new Museum of Scotland, with collections relating to Scottish antiquities, culture and history, and the adjacent Royal Museum (so renamed in 1995), with collections covering science and technology, natural history, and world cultures. The two connected buildings stand beside each other on Chambers Street, by read more
Chester Zoo is a zoological garden at Upton by Chester, in Cheshire, England. Chester Zoo was opened in 1931 by George Mottershed and his family. It is one of the UK’s largest zoos at 125 acres. Outside of London one of the most popular attractions with 1.9 million visitors in read more
The National Gallery is an art museum in Trafalgar Square in the City of Westminster, in Central London. Founded in 1824, it houses a collection of over 2,300 paintings dating from the mid-13th century to 1900. With 6.2 million visitors in 2016 makes it one of he most popular places read more
The British Museum, located in the Bloomsbury area of London, United Kingdom, is a public institution dedicated to human history, art and culture. The British Museum is probably the most popular UK attraction, with 6,420,395 people passing through its doors in 2016.
Snowdonia is a region in northwest Wales concentrated around the mountains and glacial landforms of massive Snowdonia National Park. The park’s historic Snowdon Mountain Railway climbs to the summit of Wales’s highest mountain, Mount Snowdon, offering views across the sea to Ireland. The park is also home to an extensive read more
This amazing geological phenomenon renowned for its columns of layered basalt is a world heritage site and a day visit from Belfast. It sits in an area of outstanding natural beauty on the North Antrim Coast.
England’s largest National Park is now a World Heritage Site, home to Scafell Pike – its highest mountain, Wastwater – its deepest lake and thriving communities like Keswick and Bowness-on-Windermere.
The London Eye is a giant Ferris wheel on the South Bank of the River Thames in London. As of January 2015, it has been advertised as the Coca-Cola London Eye. The structure is 443 feet tall and the wheel has a diameter of 394 feet