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  • Oxfordshire Woodstock
    Woodstock and Blenheim Palace a Perfect Pair for a Great Outing

    Woodstock and Blenheim Palace a Perfect Pair for a Great Outing

    Woodstock in Oxfordshire is a wonderful example of an old English town with streets lined with independent shops, cafes and restaurants and hotels and public houses occupying seventeenth century buildings including the old coaching inns. It is surrounded by the grounds of the magnificent Blenheim…

  • 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…

  • 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.

  • 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…

  • Cornwall Lizard Peninsula
    The Polurrian on the Lizard Peninsula in Cornwall

    The Polurrian on the Lizard Peninsula in Cornwall

    The Polurrian occupies a stunning location on a cliff top on the coastline of the scenic Lizard Peninsula in Cornwall. It is well-placed for walks along the South West Coast path and it is close to the amenities of Mullion, a traditional Cornish village.

  • Cornwall Lizard Peninsula
    Mullion - Perfectly Placed to Explore the Stunning Lizard Peninsula in Cornwall

    Mullion - Perfectly Placed to Explore the Stunning Lizard Peninsula in Cornwall

    In spring and early summer, a riot of colourful wild flowers tumbles over the cliff tops on the coastline of the Lizard Peninsula and dip and sway on the verges of the narrow lanes that weave their way across it. This exquisite area of Cornwall has been designated an Area of Outstanding Natural…

  • GPSMyCity Guided Articles
    New Guided Travel Articles on GPSmyCity.com

    New Guided Travel Articles on GPSmyCity.com

    The lovely counties of Kent, Hampshire and West Sussex in South East England offer a delightful mix of seaside towns and market towns each with a fascinating history and amazing architecture. An interesting selection of five of these towns, Dover, Deal, Sandwich, Alton, and Arundel is now…

  • Kent Maidstone
    Maidstone and its Legacy from Medieval Archbishops

    Maidstone and its Legacy from Medieval Archbishops

    Maidstone is the county town of Kent. The county is also referred to as the Garden of England thanks to its rich agricultural land that supports a variety of crops and large, flourishing orchards. It has a wealth of historical buildings including a timber-framed Tudor inn and an Archbishop’s…

  • Kent Dover
    Highlights of Historic Dover

    Highlights of Historic Dover

    Dover has a splendid promenade, the Esplanade, that stretches between its white cliffs at one end of the town to the large port at the other. The New Marina Pier offers a great walk and good views of the working docks on one side and the White Cliffs of Dover on the other. This Esplanade was…