Category: England

Grimsby

Located in North East Lincolnshire, Grimsby is a large coastal English seaport. Grimsby was once known as the largest fishing port on the planet back in the 1950s. In the present day, Grimsby and Cleethorpes (a nearby seaside resort) welcome over three million tourists every year. Grimsby Fishing Heritage Centre Suitable for all ages, Grimsby’s…

Chesterfield

The history of Chesterfield can be dated all the way back to the 1st century when the Romans built a fort in the Derbyshire-based town only to abandon it not long afterwards. Until the late 1980s, the high quantities of coal found beneath Chesterfield made it a major economic centre for mining, but little visual…

Doncaster

Doncaster is a popular historic market town in the North of England. Known for its rich and extensive railway heritage, horse racing, as well as its wealth of Regency and Georgian architecture, which can be found on the Great North Road. If you have never visited Doncaster before, you can expect to soak up its…

Staithes

When it comes to seaside fishing villages, it really doesn’t get more quaint than the coastal hamlet of Staithes. Located on the Yorkshire coast, this hamlet was once the biggest fishing port in the entire North East. While there is still fishing to be enjoyed here, today Staithes has morphed into so much more and…

Hull Fair

There are reasons why Hull Fair attracts thousands – if not millions – of people every year. The fair is not only the biggest in Britain or in the UK but also in Europe. It is also the oldest by a long margin, with its history going all the way back to 1278, more than…

Cuckooland, Cheshire

The Cuckooland Museum in Tabley, Cheshire, England is famous for hosting the world’s largest collection of cuckoo clocks, which has been collected by the founding brothers, Roman and Maz Piekarski over the course of more than 45-years. Cuckooland was set up back in the year 1990 and as of now, the museum holds 700+ cuckoo…