Posts about England

Ullswater, Cumbria

Ullswater, at last

Perfect photographic conditions on the shores of Ullswater in the Cumbrian Lake District last week.

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Land's End, Cornwall

Land’s End

Our holiday to the south of England this summer took us to the most south-westerly point of the British mainland.

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Hotel tip for central London

Save your money for fun stuff and stay at a Premier Inn when you’re in London. Chain hotels, but excellent locations, high standards and free wifi.

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Smugglers’ Island

Burgh Island, off the coast of Devon, was re-christened by Agatha Christie in 1941 for her famous Hercule Poirot novel “Evil Under The Sun”.

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Lizard Point, Cornwall

Lizard Point, Cornwall

As time goes on, we’re getting to see more and more new parts of the U.K. One goal we’ve set ourselves is to visit all of the most remote corners of the British “mainland”, as well as more remote spots on outlying islands when we can. We’ve already visited John o’Groats and Dunnet Head – […]

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Tintagel, Cornwall

Tintagel Not-Castle

I was a little disappointed that the “castle” at Tintagel was little more than a few bits of wall at the coast. (I suppose I have been spoiled by the castle ruins at Dunnotar and Tantallon.) Our walk along the coast path, doing battle with the wind, was lovely anyway, with foxgloves (a memory from […]

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