South Queensferry – The Perfect Day-Trip From Edinburgh

South Queensferry Like all little sisters, who scratch your CD’s and steal your phone charger, South Queensferry pilfers tourists and day trippers from its elder sibling, Edinburgh, for a peek at its innards – there’s a lot to like about a place with a big red bridge. A short 20 minute train ride into Dalmeny Station drops you…

Clumber Park, Nottingham – The Crazy-Weird & The Wonderful

Visiting Clumber Park Near Nottingham A tunnel of lofty Lime tree’s greet you as soldiers, and like a Lilliputian under the belly of a centipede, we drove beneath the giant green canopy towards Clumber Park in Nottingham. The Clumber Park National Trust estate was once owned by the Dukes of Newcastle (think Civil War not…

Nottingham – A Family Mini-Break

Is Nottingham Worthy Of A Mini-Break with Kids? Parking itself right in the middle of the country, Nottingham definitely gets 10/10 for location – only 2 hours from London or Manchester, a mere 3 from Newcastle or Bristol, what’s your excuse not to make a trip? Recently awarded a UNESCO City of Literature and named…