Easy Epping Forest Walks: Best London Day Hikes

autumn leaves seen on one of the epping forest walks

Epping Forest walks provide an opportunity to view nature at its best without leaving Greater London. Autumn is my favourite season. It brings respite from the often stifling summer heat, with cool and pleasant evenings but the whispered promise of further balmy days. Although the birds begin to depart for warmer climates, plants and trees […]

Walberswick, Suffolk: The Joy of Crabbing (+ 8 Other Reasons to Visit)

seagulls on breakwater in southwold harbour which is one of the best reasons to visit walberswick suffolk

Discover why crabbing is just one of the many reasons to visit Walberswick, Suffolk. Sunday morning at the Kissing Bridge in Walberswick and the crabbers were hard at work. Young and old dangled weighted lines bearing bacon, crouching expectantly with their nets, waiting to scoop these scuttling crustaceans into plastic buckets half-filled with seawater. However, these […]

8 Awesome Things to Do in Berwick-upon-Tweed in One Day

kayaking on river tweed is one of the best things to do in berwick upon tweed

Berwick-upon-Tweed has been shaped by centuries of conflict. Situated on the north-west coast of England, a mere four kilometres from the Scottish border, it was at the centre of a tug of war between these two nations for 300 years. After changing hands between England and Scotland a staggering 13 times, the future King Richard […]

A Day Trip to Holy Island of Lindisfarne (Even Without a Car!)

castle and harbour seen on a day trip to lindisfarne

Do you want to take a day trip to Holy Island but don’t have a car? No problem! Here’s how to do it and what to expect. The Holy Island of Lindisfarne is a very special place. Surrounded by wild coastal beauty, unchanged from the time when Vikings raided its shores, and accessed by a dramatic causeway from […]