Biggsy Travels is a blog about ‘unique travel experiences’. Things that nobody has written about before, or better still never experienced before. From winning a private jet to running the New York marathon with a supermodel.

Now not everything can be a “one-off” adventure though so you’ll find more repeatable ones here too … as well as a few personal gripes like “country counters” and people who use their technology too much!
 

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Tintagel Castle, King Arthur and Merlin’s Cave

Tintagel Castle, King Arthur and Merlin’s Cave

13th century Tintagel Castle lies adjacent to the village of Tintagel in Cornwall. Built by Richard, 1st Earl of Cornwall it later fell into disrepair and ruin. We were on an ...

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Where is Doctor Foster filmed? – locations in Hitchin

Where is Doctor Foster filmed? – locations in Hitchin

Hitchin in Hertfordshire has served as the main backdrop to many a scene in the latest series of Doctor Foster, acting as the fictional town of Parminster. Many a Hitchin ...

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Lavender fields and sunflowers in Hitchin

Lavender fields and sunflowers in Hitchin

You don’t have to go to Provence in France to see beautiful sunflowers and lavender fields. There are many dotted around the UK. This one just happens to be 35 miles north ...

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Dreiländereck – walk across 3 countries in 10 minutes

Dreiländereck – walk across 3 countries in 10 minutes

A friend of mine turned 40 recently and for his birthday he wanted to fly into Basel, head to the Black Forest to watch some snowboarding cross, eat some Black Forest Gateau, ...

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