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Visit Long Mynd for challenging walks and great views.
Barter Books, based in Alnwick Station in Northumberland, is one of the largest secondhand bookshops in England.
A beautiful walk starting and finishing in The Bog and walking along the Stiperstones ridge.
Bamburgh Castle, the iconic, much photographed fortress on the Northumberland coast, has defended the surrounding lands for 1500 years.
Shropshire is a great place for a shortbreak or longer stay and shropshire hotels come in all shapes and sizes.
Walks in Oxfordshire vary wildly! Our North Leigh walk includes great views, quiet paths, and the ruins of a Roman villa!
Our Wappenham walk is a peaceful exploration of the beautiful Northamptonshire countryside - with an unexpected gem!
St Oswalds Way is a 97-mile long walking route through stunning Northumberland landscapes.
Alnwick is a historic town in Northumberland and makes a great day out or weekend away.
The pretty and peaceful St Oswald's Church sits on the site of Heavenfield battle field in wonderful Northumberland countryside.
Downton Abbey village was filmed in Bampton in Oxfordshire. Join us as we walk the Downton mile and explore the film locations used in the series.
Follow us on a lovely walk from Wells-next-the-Sea to Holkham and back.
Alnmouth is a wonderful small coastal village in Northumberland and a great place for a beach stroll.
Wroxeter roman remains in Shropshire is one of the best roman sites in England.
Wells-next-the-Sea is surrounded in beautiful landscape and makes a great day out or holiday destination.
Justly famous as a film location, Alnwick castle and its town are much more than just a beautiful backdrop.
Englemere Pond Nature Reserve: take a peaceful and relaxing stroll in part of an old royal hunting forest.
Ludlow castle was built in Norman times to protect the marches.
Langley Chapel is a late Tudor church in rural Shropshire.
Long known as a holiday paradise, Norfolk has a long, fascinating history and one of England's most wonderful nature reserves.
Blakeney Point is part of a nature reserve along the north Norfolk coast.
We described a wonderful walk from Blakeney through salt marsh to Cley and back
Buildwas Abbey ruins include a stunning 12th century abbey church.
Stokesay Castle is a moated medieval fortified manor house in stunning Shropshire countryside.
Attingham is the grand house of the Lords Berwick in Shropshire.