Glasgow Zoo

Glasgow Zoo, also known as Calderpark Zoo, was a once renowned zoo within Scotland and a favourite day trip for animal enthusiasts and tourists. Although the zoo closed its doors on the 25th August 2003, during its peak this zoo attracted an approximate of 140,000 visitors a year and was home to over 600 animals.…

Central Beacons

Located in the South of Wales, the Central Beacons is a favourite and well-loved location for locals and tourists alike. Those who love the great outdoors and to be one with nature can frequent these parts, as the Brecon Beacons allows those with an adventurous spirit to unleash their wild side. Flushed with greenery, scenic…

Mount Snowdon

The Snowdonia National Park is expansive, and the associated coastal areas are too. Snowdonia itself is larger than the National Park, including a coastline that stretches for 200 miles. Dubbed a land of contrasts, the park and nearby areas include impressive mountainous peaks (with views to match), Sahara-like sand at the Black Rock Sands, and…

Tolethorpe Hall

Nestled in the picturesque parish of Little Casterton in Rutland, Tolethorpe Hall is a beautiful country house that dates back to the 11th century. Much has changed over the last thousand years, but throughout that time the site has remained home to some very important families and institutions. Today, you can find the Stamford Shakespeare…

Hardwick Hall, Derbyshire

The stunning Hardwick estate is set in the picturesque county of Derbyshire and features the beautiful and architecturally significant Hardwick Hall. This Elizabethan country house was built in the 1500s and has been continually maintained and expanded. Here you will find amazing examples of Elizabethan architecture, as well as some additions that have been made…

Newstead Abbey

Newstead Abbey House and Gardens are located in Nottinghamshire, just a short distance from the M1 and nearby Mansfield. The estate is open to visitors all year round and even when the house is closed, you can still explore the gardens and 300 acres of parkland. Fans of Lord Byron will find the house fascinating,…