Explore the Vibrant Town of Falmouth in Cornwall
Falmouth, Cornwall, Falmouth Harbour, National Maritime Museum, St Mawes Castle, Discovery Quay, Prince of Wales Quay, Pendennis Castle, Arwenack House, Custom House Quay, King’s Pipe, Arwenack House, Gyllyngdune Gardens, The Moor in Falmouth, Royal Mail Packet Station, British Empire, Fal Estuary,
Thalassa in Falmouth – Self-Catering Property above Falmouth Harbour
Ideally situated in the centre of Falmouth with a large balcony overlooking Falmouth Harbour at the rear Thalassa is a delightful place for a holiday in Cornwall. The light, spacious rooms in this four-bedroomed apartment offer excellent accommodation for families or groups of friends. Thalassa is booked through Apects Holidays.
Romsey: A Town on the Famous River Test
The historic town of Romsey in Hampshire lies on the banks of the River Test which flows through it and its tributary, Fishlake Stream, that trickles along its streets. This pretty town is famous for its Norman Abbey and continues to uphold the tradition of regular markets in its Market Place and Cornmarket.
Flying Scotsman at Swanage, Dorset
In the autumn of 2022 the iconic steam engine, the Flying Scotsman, was loaned to Swanage Railway based in Swanage, a seaside town in Dorset. For several days residents and visitors to the town could enjoy the thrilling sight of the Flying Scotsman travelling along the line between Swanage and Norden. It was then on static display for a few days before returning to its home at the National Railway Museum.
The Enchanting Carey's Secret Garden in Dorset
Get away from the humdrum daily life and spend some time enjoying the calming ambience of Carey's Secret Garden. Revived after forty years of neglect this garden is surrounded by a Victorian Wall incorporating the Roundhouse Potting Shed and an old potato store that has been converted to the Secret Salt Pig Café. A variety of small gardens surround the Rose Garden, its focal point. Not just a garden but a place to learn new skills in its Outdoor Classroom and attend special events.
Laxey on the Isle of Man - from Waterwheel to Waterfront
The town of Laxey on the Isle of Man is home to the largest, functional waterwheel in the world known as the Great Laxey Wheel. The site includes the Mine Walk that informs visitors of the history of the mine as they walk past its ruined buildings. While in Laxey visitors can take a trip on the Mountain Railway to the top of Snaefell or experience the Laxey Miniature Railway. And end the day with a walk to Laxey Bay.
Leonardslee Lakes and Gardens in Bloom
Looking down from the top of The Dell in the Leonardslee Lakes and Gardens all I could see below me was wave upon wave of brilliant coloured blossoms on the rhododendrons and azaleas for which these Grade 1 listed gardens are famous. Placed amongst the trees of these well-established woodland gardens and around its seven lakes in the middle are sculptures by the South African artist, Anton Smit, creating his Walk of Life.
How to Make Travel Memories Last Forever
If there's one thing that the pandemic has taught us all, it's that life is precious and should be lived to the fullest. What better way to accomplish this than by exploring the world? Seeing new places and learning different cultures can be a life-changing experience and one that you'll never forget. So, if you get the chance to travel, opt for it! You won't regret it. Who knows, maybe you'll fall in love with travel and decide to make it a lifelong passion. Either way, enjoy every minute of it – because you never know when life might throw you a curveball.
Exploring Port Erin on the Isle of Man
The Isle of Man is just a short flight or ferry trip across the Irish Sea but it seems much further away and offers experiences very different from the mainland – take a steam train to Port Erin at its southern tip and enjoy delights such as visiting the Port Erin Railway Museum, walking through the Bradda Glen, climbing Milner’s tower, and tasting the water from the Holy Well of St Catherine.
Hotel Halvard: Outstanding Hotel on the Isle of Man
The Isle of Man is a fascinating and unusual destination. Hotel Halvard in the capital, Douglas, is not only a good location from which to explore the island but also a very special hotel incorporating excellent customer service and the Hotel Halvard Restaurant which offers excellent, freshly cooked cuisine using local Manx products. Situated on the Loch Promenade, a section of Douglas Promenade it is within walking distance of all transport hubs including trams and steam trains and spectacular sea views.