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  • Kent Leeds Castle
    Leeds Castle in Kent - The Complete Day Out

    Leeds Castle in Kent - The Complete Day Out

    Leeds Castle near Maidstone in Kent has so much to offer its visitors that a day is not enough. Day tickets to enter the castle and grounds are valid for a year. Attractions include a tour of the castle, walks around the extensive grounds, a falconry, a maze and underground grotto, and a fabulous…

  • France Pas de Calais
    Discover Saint Omer in Pas de Calais, France

    Discover Saint Omer in Pas de Calais, France

    Saint Omer in Pas de Calais a department in Northern France is very proud of its heritage. This includes the magnificent Notre Dame Cathedral and the hand cut canals traversing the Audomarois marsh. This area, the largest marsh under cultivation and a natural habitat for wildlife has led to the…

  • Hampshire Test Valley
    Houghton Lodge and its Tea Rooms in the Test Valley, Hampshire

    Houghton Lodge and its Tea Rooms in the Test Valley, Hampshire

    The Test Valley in Hampshire is a unique landscape. Clear chalk streams thread their way through a gently undulating countryside bordered by lush water meadows and beautiful properties. The sweeping lawns of Houghton Lodge reach down to the banks of the River Test famous for its fly fishing.

  • France Pas de Calais
    Le Touquet Resplendent Amongst the Pines of the Côte d’Opale, France

    Le Touquet Resplendent Amongst the Pines of the Côte d’Opale, France

    Le Touquet, surrounded by the pine forests of the Côte d’Opale in the Pas de Calais region of Northern France is one of the most eccentric and enjoyable towns I have visited. Gracious, tree-lined avenues give way to narrow streets lined with fairy-tale houses that lead to a sea-front of fun…

  • France Pas de Calais
    Marvellous Maison 76 is the Heart of Montreuil sur Mer in Pas de Calais, France

    Marvellous Maison 76 is the Heart of Montreuil sur Mer in Pas de Calais, France

    Sometimes it is thoughtful little touches that make all the difference and those I experienced at Maison 76 in Montreuil sur Mer in Pas de Calais, France elevated my stay there to a very special experience.

  • France Pas de Calais
    Montreuil sur Mer in Pas de Calais, France – A Journey from Garrison to Gastronomy

    Montreuil sur Mer in Pas de Calais, France – A Journey from Garrison to Gastronomy

    So many people drive through Northern France on their way to Paris but they are missing a real treat. As the motorway from Calais to Paris passes through Pas de Calais it is peppered on either side with pretty, small towns offering a wealth of history and the best of French cuisine. Close enough…

  • Denmark Copenhagen
    A Walk Through the Open Spaces of Østerbro in Copenhagen

    A Walk Through the Open Spaces of Østerbro in Copenhagen

    The original creators of Østerbro, a suburb that borders on inner Copenhagen have deftly woven the remnants of its medieval fortifications into some amazing open spaces that should not be missed when visiting this lovely capital city of Denmark.

  • Denmark Copenhagen
    From Coaster to Castles in Copenhagen with TravelEyes

    From Coaster to Castles in Copenhagen with TravelEyes

    Copenhagen, the vibrant capital of Denmark has a wealth of history, a vibrant café culture and the world famous Tivoli Gardens. It was great fun spending some time there with a group of visually impaired and sighted travellers organised by TravelEyes.

  • Dorset Sherborne
    Two Days in Splendid Sherborne: DayTwo, Around the Abbey

    Two Days in Splendid Sherborne: DayTwo, Around the Abbey

    We forget how powerful and wealthy the church was during the Middle Ages. Sherborne is a good example of this with its heritage of historical buildings that date back to the building of its abbey and the establishment of the world renowned Sherborne School.

  • Dorset Sherborne
    Two Days in Splendid Sherborne: Day One, Castleton

    Two Days in Splendid Sherborne: Day One, Castleton

    Sherborne is steeped in history and a showcase of architectural treasures – its history is on its streets and a walk through this pretty Dorset town is a walk through its history. There is so much to see it merits a two-day visit. Stay at the lovely Eastbury Hotel and enjoy the diversity of the…