Tags: 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…

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,…

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…

Sidmouth

The lovely little seaside town of Sidmouth is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Devon, and it’s easy to see why. With beautiful parkland and gardens providing great areas for leisurely walks, clean, sandy beaches, Regency history, fine hotels and friendly village shops, this beautiful seaside town is nestled beneath regal red cliffs…