Taking a wander to the lovely town of Stratford-Upon-Avon in Warwickshire, we went in search of the purr-fect Cat Cafe. Inspired by its position in the birthplace of William Shakespeare, the Shakespaw Cat Cafe is home to a family of furry friends and an abundance of sweet treats to enjoy. … More Shakespaw Cat Cafe – The Midland’s First Cat Cafe
Settling down we were in a dream of china tea sets, beautifully-laid tables and a cake selection on show that made us drool in our seats. Discovering Whitmore Tea Rooms, Staffordshire … More Tea in Staffordshire – Whitmore Tea Rooms
A sunny Easter holiday saw us making the drive across to Leicester to visit somewhere i have had my sights set on for a while. Boasting space suits, astronaut training (ish) and a glorious domed screen, the space centre is a trip around the moon and more. … More Taking on the Stars – The National Space Centre
With a week of annual leave falling in the UK Easter holidays this year, an unorganised me had yet again left firm travel plans to the very last minute. With a hopeful week of sun heading England’s way, where better to explore than the land of cream teas and pirates? … More Three Days in Cornwall – Exploring England’s Southern Point
As someone always on the lookout for something new, finding a local gem is the perfect way to discover something new without even having to jump on a plane. Based in Crewe and described as a ‘twisted rock n roll band’, the King’s Pistol are making their rounds of the local circuits ahead of their newest album release and I couldn’t be more excited! … More Keeping it Local – Checking out the King’s Pistol
An afternoon outing to central London took us to the cultural South Bank for an afternoon of discovery among some of London’s iconic sites. From entrancing sights of the capital city’s skyline to a glimpse of one of the most famous playwrights to ever live, here’s what we got up to on a trip to London’s South Bank.
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Hiking the Peak District has to be one of my favourite things to do. But hidden up here is an absolute gem where you might find yourself taking a giant pig for a walk or petting a giant Flemish rabbit in the same day. Peak Wildlife has had a complete overhaul in recent times making it even better than ever. … More Peak Wildlife Park – Midlands Days Out
Perfectly secluded on the lovely Welsh border lives the dream destination for any book-lover. An entire town devoted to all-things literature-related, Hay-on-Wye is the ultimate bucket list destination for bibliophiles.
Set among charming grounds in the lovely Welshpool, Wales, Powis Castle is a beautiful medieval gem, overflowing with treasures from all over the world. Whilst we couldn’t help but take hundreds of pictures of the beautiful exterior, the intriguing sights to be found inside are a traveller’s dream and not to be missed. … More Powis Castle
Whilst there’s nothing like going-against-the-grain when it comes to romance, some places are just made to cosy moments for two. With valentines day coming up, here are my favourite travel-inspired outings to give you those all-important butterflies. … More Top 5 Romantic Travel Dates
Stratford upon Avon was made for weekend wanderings and is the perfect place for Shakespeare-lovers like myself to nerd out. A shrine to all things Bard, this riverside gem is perfect for book-lovers and sight-seers alike. Read on for everything you can check out whilst exploring this midlands haven. … More Shakespeare’s Birthplace – Stratford Upon Avon
With so much to see and do in the UK, check out my round up of the very best yearly pass and membership schemes that don’t cost a fortune. … More The Art of Free Stuff