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 adventure playground.
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.
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.
The Excellent Eastbury Hotel in Sherborne, Dorset
The Eastbury Hotel is ideally situated close to the centre of Sherborne in Dorset which features two castles and an Abbey. Its lovely walled garden will make you feel you have travelled to another world not just a train journey from London. Thanks to the friendly and efficient staff, it is a real home from home – enhanced by the super food by chef Matt Street in the two rosette Seasons restaurant.
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 local cuisine.
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.
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 Beauty and the traditional Cornish village of Mullion lies right at the heart of it.
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 available as guided travel articles on the website GPSMyCity.
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 Palace and the amazing Mote Park.
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 conceived by specialist architects "Tonkin Liu":http://www.tonkinliu.co.uk and opened in 2010. It features three sculptural artworks, Lifting Wave, Resting Wave, Lighting Wave representing different aspects of Dover and its relationship to the sea ...