Highlights of Wales | Snowdonia National Park More than half (52%) of Wales’ Snowdonia National Park or Eryri (“highlands”) in the western coast is covered by mountain ranges. In total, the park covers more than …

Highlights of Wales | Millennium Coastal Path The Millennium Coastal Path in Wales is a pedestrian walkway and bicycle path that cuts through the Millennium Coastal Park, a nature reserve that was once an industrial …

Highlights of Wales | Caernarfon Castle The Anglo-Saxons fell to the Normans in 1066, but the combination of the presence of the Welsh rulers, the Vikings, the mountainous terrain of the land, and the fact …

The Scottish Isles When one thinks of island-hopping, images of Scotland probably don’t immediately come to mind but Scotland is island-rich, with some of the most awesome scenery in the United Kingdom. There are nearly …

Discovering Edinburgh Edinburgh is the capital of Scotland since the 15th century but it has been inhabited since the Stone Age. It has been a Roman settlement, who constructed the Antonine Wall as the Empire’s …

Highlights of England | Lake District The Lake District is the glittering crown jewel of England’s countryside and sure to capture any traveller’s heart with its magic. Picture expanses of lush meadows swathed in flowers …

Markets of Victorian London In the 19th century, markets were at the heart of London life. While industrialisation had meant that an increasing number of shops opened up to the public, people continued to do …

Landscapes of Medieval England While human history is portrayed as ever changing, we tend to think of the natural landscape as static and unmoving. In reality, human activity and the land are always entwined, constantly …