People, Places

Getting to grips with archery in Sherwood Forest

Comments Off 03 August 2012

It’s been around for over ten thousand years and made its first Olympic debut in 1900, yet Archery was something I’d never thought of trying. That was until I found myself in the lush surroundings of Sherwood Forest accompanied by none other than Robin Hood himself, so there really had never been a better time […]

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Food, Hidden Gems

Our Cow Molly, Sheffield

Comments Off 27 July 2012

In my opinion no meal is complete without a little scoop of ice cream at the end. And I’m sure I read somewhere that it’s good for the digestion, well that’s my excuse and I’m sticking to it! I’ve tried my fair share of ice-cream flavours and brands but I’d never heard of Our Cow Molly […]

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My England itinerary 23rd July – 27th July: London

Comments Off 23 July 2012

  Well, this is it, the final stretch. I’ll be rounding off my epic journey through England with a visit to the country’s capital – London. What a time to arrive. The streets will be buzzing. I cannot wait to explore some of the iconic landmarks, not to mention the free museums and galleries that […]

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What I ate this week: Oxford to Portsmouth

Comments Off 21 July 2012

If you’ve read a few of my food posts I’d forgive you for thinking I never cook in the camper van. The truth is my photos of bacon and eggs, pasta and sauce and toasted sandwiches aren’t that pretty to look at. And besides, I’ve discovered so many great places to eat on my travels […]

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Hidden Gems, Places, Videos

Flying a Gyrocopter over the Lake District

1 Comment 20 July 2012

My visit to Cumbria was full of memorable events, like half net fishing in the Solway, dining at Michelin star restaurant Lenclume, taking a steam train through the scenic Leven Valley and seeing the Olympic Torch arrive by boat at Lake Windemere! I was already blown away by the areas beauty and tranquility but then […]

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The Theatre of Dreams, Manchester

Comments Off 20 July 2012

No other football team has dominated the English Premier League like Manchester United, so on my recent visit to the city I decided to take a look behind the scenes of the ground they call, ‘The Theatre of Dreams’. Here are a few of my snaps from the guided tour where I learnt about the […]

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Hidden Gems, Places

A Sunny Afternoon at Harewood House, Yorkshire

Comments Off 19 July 2012

The beautiful 18th Century Harewood House is one of the treasure houses of England and is close to Leeds, York and Harrogate. Inside there is a vast and varied art collection including many personal items belonging to Princess Mary who lived here when she married the 6th Earl of Harewood. Although photography is not allowed inside […]

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Fan in a Van at the Tower | VisitEngland’s Fan in a Van

Added on 15 August 2012

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The Camping and Caravanning Club catches up with Rachel Kershaw, winner of Visit England’s, ‘England’s Biggest Fan’ competition, at the Tower of London as her 70 day Fan in a Van journey comes to an end.

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