Monthly Archives: June 2017

The Symonds Yat Rock in the Forest of Dean

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Tweet   The Forest of Dean is one of the most ancient surviving woodlands in England, it is situated between the picturesque valleys of the Severn and Wye Rivers in an area of 110 square kilometres and is the second …

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The fantastic Italian gardens of Peto in Ifford

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Tweet   Travelling along the A36 we spotted a sign saying “ Efford Manor” just out of curiosity we decided to turn off and have a look. Suddenly on the bank of the river From in the valley of Ifford …

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Stow-on-the-Wold, the oldest town in England

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Tweet   I heard about this old town many times from a friend of mine, he told me that this is one of the oldest towns in England and all along the streets when passing old cottages, elderly ladies would …

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The Epsom Derby

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Tweet   Ordinary people all over the world enjoy horse racing, for many years, a favourite sport for Kings and the aristocracy. The first records of racing horses date back to 1000 BC in India. The start of horse racing …

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Lynmouth, the most delightful place for the landscape painter

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Tweet   The famous English artist of the 18th century, Thomas Gainsborough spent his honeymoon there with his bride. He named Lynmouth the most delightful place for the landscape painter. In fact, the best place for an artist could be …

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