Experience a traditional Victorian Halloween at Blists Hill Victorian Town, during half-term 21st – 29th October
Join the residents of Blists Hill Victorian Town, near Ironbridge as they celebrate Halloween in traditional style during the autumn half-term, 21st - 29th October. The Victorians marked All Hallows Eve with some curious customs and unusual ritualssuch as carving turnips (rather than the modern day pumpkins) into Jack-o-lanternsto frighten away evil spirits.
Situated in the most idyllic of locations, ‘The Gateway to the Yorkshire Dales’, The Devonshire Arms Hotel & Spa is one of the North’s finest country house hotels, and is renowned for being dog-friendly, as well being champions of ‘green’ tourism (Gold Award winners ‘Green Tourism’)
The Duke and Duchess of Devonshire, themselves keen dog-lovers, support sustainability and a dog-friendly ethos throughout their businesses which include this superb country hotel, located in rural splendour on their Bolton Abbey estate.
Are you unable to keep off Instagram and spend most of your evenings pouring over travel inspiration online? A new travel tool allows you to swipe right or left, like a dating app, but instead based on your travel preferences.
Get your wanderlust fix with the new interactive created by travel brand Super Break. Discover Your Destination is designed to allow users to browse for their ideal short break through a journey of “instagramable” photographs.
Well this blog post is the fourth in the festival season series and unsurprisingly is a bit different to the rest. Mostly due to the fact that the festival was another level of terrible.
I had been excited for the festival since the first like up was released, including a variety of bands that I am a big fan of. This included James, The pigeon detectives and The Fratellis. So I purchased two tickets, one for me and the other a birthday present for my boyfriend (which ended up being possibly the worst present he had ever received) and this amounted to £180.
The Dorset County Show 2017 will be held on the 2nd & 3rd September, with attendances expected to top 60,000 people.
Celebrating the best of agriculture and rural life, The Dorset County Show is run by Dorchester Agricultural Society and was established in 1840. The two-day show attracts 60,000 people and is held each year at the Dorchester Showground. Designed to promote agribusiness through traditional competitions, events, and demonstrations, the show offers the farming community the chance to exhibit the best of their wares to the public.
I spent the ages of 16-24 living and working abroad as much as possible, as well as driving around the UK and living in my van, too. As a kid we were always on adventures, hitching around other countries or heading to camps and communities. For the last five years, due to my health, I’ve only lived in Bristol. I have hardly left the city. I’ve grieved, and still do grieve, this every single day.