Plantation Gardens Norwich

Plantation Gardens Norwich

Enjoy the Plantation Gardens, Norwich Nestled just off a busy main road, on the edge of Norwich city centre and in the grand shadow of a Catholic Cathedral, lies the secluded Victorian gardens known as the Plantation Gardens. The Preservation Trust that manages the gardens charges a small entry fee of…

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Foxley Wood Bluebells

Foxley Wood Bluebells

The Wild Bluebells of Foxley Wood Every year I see someone else’s pictures of wild bluebells carpeting the woodland floors of the English countryside and I promise myself that I will remember to make it to see them next year (a promise I started 3 years ago). Well this bank holiday…

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The Seals at Horsey – Seal Watching at Horsey …

The Seals at Horsey – Seal Watching at Horsey Gap

Seal Watching at Horsey Gap Every year, roughly between November and January time, the beaches along various parts of the Norfolk coast fill up with seal colonies as they make their way out of the tumult of the North Sea to come ashore and give birth to their pups. Horsey…

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Scotland in Black and White

Scotland in Black and White

I’ve recently returned from a walking holiday in Scotland with some of my good friends and family. We embarked upon a somewhat epic 100 mile walk from Milngavie to Fort William (along the West Highland Way). Sadly I didn’t manage to complete the entire way because I ended up giving…

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The Round Tower Churches of East Anglia

The Round Tower Churches of East Anglia

Round tower churches are not only unique in structure, they are unique in location too. Predominantly found in England, the vast majority of these churches are in the region of East Anglia. To break that down even more, according to the Round Tower Church Society, of the 181 remaining structures…

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