Isle of Arran

Arran is the most southerly of all of the Scottish islands.  Just as the landscape of Scotland changes between the low hills of the lowlands and the mountains of the highlands, so too the landscape of the Isle of Arran mirrors these different landscapes, so much so that it has been coined ‘Little Scotland’. The…

Coleraine

As the largest town on the beautiful Causeway Coast Coleraine has everything you could want from a typical Irish town. It is located alongside the River Bann and is known for its inherent charm and character as well as its award winning floral displays. Here you will find the old alongside the new working in…

Pontypridd

Located only twelve miles north of Cardiff, Pontypridd serves as principal town for the Rhondda Cynon Taff region and is a must visit place if you are touring the Welsh valleys. In the past this part of Wales was often referred to as the Wild West due to its often turbulent and raucous past. ‘Ponty’…

Perth

Perth was finally granted city status in 2012. At one time almost any journey across the east of the country would have seen you arrive in Perth, though these days the changing infrastructure of the country has seen the motorways bypass the city. Despite the fact that the city is no longer on many of…

Newcastle

The City of Newcastle is known for its fabulous night life and clubbing scene, but there is much more to the city than just having a great night out. There are more theatres per head of the population that anywhere else in the country for a start, the Royal Shakespeare Company have a home in…

Enniskillen

The name of the town Enniskillen is derived from Inis Ceithleann which can be translated as Ceithlenn’s island, which pays tribute to an Irish legend. It is believed that Ceithleann, who was possibly an ancient Goddess was wounded by an arrow during a battle and made an attempt to swim across the river to safety…

Anglesey

The beautiful island of Anglesey is known to the Welsh as Ynys Mon and is located off the northern coast of Wales. The island has around 125 miles of spectacular coastline, over two thirds of which has a coastal path which will take you through some incredible areas of outstanding natural beauty. The island has…

Stirling

Stirling was granted city status in 2002, and although it is only a new city it has been of great strategic importance for Scotland for centuries, sitting as it does at the lowest of the ancient crossing points of the great River Forth. Evidence has been found to suggest that this has been the site…

Bath

The beautiful city of Bath is nestled on the southern most edge of The Cotswolds and is filled with many incredible and iconic Georgian buildings. Bath is a World Heritage City and its intrinsic beauty has to be seen to be believed, there is something about Bath that makes this city stand out from the…