For the active mature and senior traveller be they a couple or solo traveller this article outlines preparation for walking tours even for the over 80's. It may on the Wainwright, the lake district or a pilgrims walk across Europe or St James Way, the Camino. This artices give advice on getting fit, shoes and socks including for particular advice for women on this topic.

Stratford Upon Avon is a town in England’s west midlands, located within Warwickshire county. Stratford’s most prominent claim to fame comes from its history as the birthplace of William Shakespeare, arguably the most famous playwright…

The Globe Theatre that stands on London’s south bank today is not the same theatre that stood in Shakespeare’s time. The original Globe Theatre was destroyed in 1613 by a misfiring canon during a performance…

There’s also lots of history in Newquay. It was first settled in the Iron Age, evidenced by a hill fort which has ditches and six ramparts making it an impressive fortress, and experts claim there…

Dartmoor, England The craggy landscapes and surreal rock formations of Dartmoor are located west of Devon in southern England. In Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s famous novel, The Hound of the Baskervilles, a message sent to…

South Downs Way, England The South Downs Way is a long distance trail running for 160 kilometres (100 miles) in the south of England. It starts in Winchester, England’s first capital, travels through the English…

A trip to London can encompass everything from exploring Gothic architecture and majestic palaces to eating street food and people-watching by the River Thames or visiting suburban pubs.

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 and shimmering blue lakes against craggy…