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England’s Threatened Landscapes

Permanently damaged landscapes are not something I want to be writing about but with England’s coastal landscape changing at a rapid rate, not just because of the normal coastal erosion but through an increase in the number of landslides caused by consistent heavy… Continue Reading →

British Churches, Chapels and Crosses Part 2

My post from October last year on Churches, Chapels and Crosses seemed to be quite popular so I thought we should take another look at some more, predominantly from Scotland but we also visit EastAnglia and the North York Moors…. Continue Reading →

England’s National Parks – Amongst the Most visited in the World

The world’s national parks and nature reserves receive eight billion tourist visitors a year. New research of over 500 of the most visited natural spaces in the world has concluded that five of England’s national parks are in the Top… Continue Reading →

Scotland – Voted the Most Beautiful Country in the World

I am sure that many of you will have noticed that the countries of the British Isles are more and more receiving accolades for their wonderful landscapes, the most recent of which was the readers of Rough Guides voting that… Continue Reading →

Yorkshire named Europe’s Leading Destination

Can you believe it, Yorkshire, England’s largest county has overcome competition from Berlin, London and Madrid to land the title of Europe’s Leading Destination. The region was awarded the accolade at the annual World Travel Awards and became the first… 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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