Europe, Travel

A sunny afternoon at Elton Hall

28th October, 2017

After our visit to the Wimpole Estate we stayed overnight at an Airbnb so we could explore more of the area. The next day we rode over to Elton Hall, near Peterborough, to visit on one of their rare opening days. Elton Hall has been home to the Proby family since 1660. Sir Peter Proby, […]

Europe, London, Travel

Day trips from London: Wimpole Estate

21st October, 2017

My National Trust membership hasn’t been getting much of a workout lately. To rectify this we took advantage of the warm weather over the August Bank Holiday weekend and popped in to visit the Wimpole Estate. Located in Royston, Cambridgeshire, the Wimpole Estate contains a large country house (Wimpole Hall), a working farm and about […]

Europe, Travel

Where to find the best views in Cambridge

6th November, 2016

One of my favourite things to do when travelling to a new destination is to find the highest vantage point, however on my first visit to Cambridge I couldn’t find any obvious landmarks from which I could take in the views over the city. I paid a second visit to Cambridge back in July with […]

Europe, London, Travel

Day trips from London: Cambridge

10th January, 2016

Plenty of people come to the UK and don’t see much outside of London, but you don’t have to travel far to see some other beautiful parts of England. Today I’m looking back on one of may favourite day trips from London – the picturesque university city of Cambridge. Getting there Trains depart frequently from […]