Category: England

Withernsea

Withernsea is a typical Yorkshire seaside town with miles of golden sand, a traditional promenade, and some seriously tasty fish & chip restaurants. The waters are clean and the beaches have won awards. On a fine day, Withernsea is glorious. You can see for miles across the North Sea as you sit on the promenade,…

Goole

Goole is a small market town in the East Riding of Yorkshire. Despite being quite a long way from the coast, Goole is an inland port town with a rich maritime heritage. It was once an important hub for the local coal industry, but with the decline of the coal mining industry, Goole has reinvented…

Workington

Workington is an ancient industrial and market town that lies at the mouth of the River Derwent in west Cumbria. It serves as a major shopping area, and it is a beloved tourist destination. This historic town has several areas, particularly those that are found north of the River Derwent, that date all the way…

Ulverston

Ulverston is a civil parish and market town that’s located within the South Lakeland district in Cumbria, which is in North West England. It’s a historic area that was constructed around a lovely cobbled main street that’s filled with pubs, specialist shops, eateries, and independently owned and operated hotels. If you truly want to get…

Warrington

On the coast of the River Mersey, Warrington is a pleasant town located in Cheshire, in between Liverpool and Manchester. Due to its position on the river, Warrington has always been a bustling, busy town ever since its foundation in the Roman Era. The town has seen its fair share of interesting history; you can…

Salford

At the heart of the North West of England, Salford is a vibrant city located next to the City of Manchester. With a fascinating heritage that features many historic places located on both land and water, Salford offers a wide range of arts, culture, shopping, sport, and even some great scenery. With the Bridgewater Canal,…

Bognor Regis

Bognor Regis is a traditional seaside resort on the South Coast. It is famous for its beaches and its Butlin’s Holiday Resort, but whether you come for the sand or the ‘hi-de-hi’ you can look forward to plenty of sunshine and year round entertainment. Glorious Sunshine in Bognor Regis Great weather keeps visitors coming back…

Huddersfield

Huddersfield in West Yorkshire is a vast, sprawling market town situated halfway between Leeds and Yorkshire. To get a good sense of how large Huddersfield is, head to the top of Castle Hill and you can enjoy a fabulous view of the town. In many ways, Huddersfield is very much a traditional northern town. Born…

Penzance

Penzance is wonderfully warm and magically sub-tropical. The town is blessed with amazing beaches and lots of swaying palm trees and lush vegetation. In many ways, Penzance is more authentic than other tourist towns in Cornwall. Take a leisurely wander through Penzance’s narrow streets filled with New Age shops, cafes and art galleries and you…

Barnsley

Barnsley’s cultural heritage is firmly rooted in the industrial age, with much of the local industry centred on coal mining and glass making. The coal mining industry has long since disappeared and for many years, the once majestic town of Barnsley slumped into a steep decline. But like many proud Yorkshire mining towns, Barnsley picked…