Not the highest nor the most challenging but definitely special and by all means worth the hours spent on hiking – Snowdon. The highest peak in Snowdonia National Park and the whole of Wales. Doable within 5-6 hours there and back from Pen-y-Pas and that makes it a perfect idea for a day out (if … More Snowdonia – From Pen-y-Pass to Snowdon!
Beautiful, busy, attractive, expensive. That’s York. Once a capital of England now a city full of historic sights that await to be discovered. Fortunately it’s only a couple of hours trip from mine so I made it a day trip. I wish the weather wasn’t so surprising and the railway museum didn’t shut so early, … More York: The former capital of England
Parks… I love parks! This little hideaway from a busy life if you happen to live in a big city. Or a small concrete one. I have recently visited two: Sefton Park and Knowsley Safari Park, both in Liverpool. As they are located across the river I cannot just go and visit whenever. It was more of … More Liverpool Parks: Sefton & Knowsley Safari
There is a city up in northern England that I was advised never to visit. Not because it’s dangerous (well, only locals can tell if it isn’t!) but because it’s seen as a tacky place to get solid drunk. But you know how it is – the more you discourage someone from doing something, the … More The infamous city of Blackpool!