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Lonely Planet puts England in 2020 top countries

Lonely Planet Lonely Planet was founded by married couple Maureen and Tony Wheeler. In 1972, they embarked on an overland trip through Europe and Asia to Australia, following the route of the Oxford and Cambridge Far Eastern Expedition. The company name originates from… Continue Reading →

Dorset – From Castle to Coast

Dorset has a varied landscape featuring broad elevated chalk downs, steep limestone ridges and low-lying clay valleys.  Over half the county is designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and three-quarters of its coastline is a World Heritage Site… Continue Reading →

Britain’s Beautiful Castles

Britain’s turbulent civil history has left it with a magnificent legacy of castles, built to intimidate and designed for defence, many now in ruin yet they continue to hold their auras of power and mystery.  These imposing structures still dominate… Continue Reading →

England’s Longest Coastal Path – Part 2

Following on from Part 1 of England’s Longest Coastal Path – the South West Coast Path we cross into Cornwall following the coast along Bude Bay in a series of sandy beaches backed by lofty, crumbling cliffs. At low tide… Continue Reading →

Britain’s Beautiful Heritage Coasts

In Part One and Two of the new series of posts on the British landscape, we have made brief visits to two-thirds of the National Parks so as promised I thought we would have a change and take a look… Continue Reading →

England Coast Path – 10 Steps Closer

South Coast Despite being announced in 2008 the England Coast Path still only has one section officially open and that was just over twelve months ago between Portland and Lulworth Cove in Dorset, (including Dancing Ledge shown below). Apart from… Continue Reading →

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