Category: UK

This collection of UK travel blog posts covers everything from England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. But mostly England … and mostly London. Everything else in Europe can be found in my ‘Europe’ category instead.

I live in a beautiful little market town called Hitchin, in Hertfordshire so you can read up on the Hitchin Lavender (and sunflower) fields that come into bloom late June to early August. Also discover the various filming locations for fab TV show Doctor Foster. Further north see the different ways of photographing the Angel of the North.

That leaves 9+ blog posts on various activities and locations in London. Check them all out if you can :)

Chill out with a game of ice curling

Did you watch curling during with the Sochi or Pyongchang Olympics? Do you remember Scotswoman Rhona Martin skippering the 2002 gold medal winning British women’s team, shouting “HURRY!!”? Did you know you can try it for yourself? No? Well you can … and just down the road from London at Fenton’s ice curling rink in Kent?…

By Biggsy 9th October 2018 0

Cycling the Camel Trail to Padstow

While we were down in Cornwall in SW England we were keen to seek out, and cycle along The Camel Trail. It’s a beautifully well-kept, 18 mile traffic-free cycle path inbetween Padstow and Wenford Bridge/Bodmin running along two disused railways – the ‘North Cornwall Railway’ and the ‘Bodmin & Wadebridge Railway’. One section of which…

By Biggsy 27th September 2018 0