As it's St David's day today, I thought I would talk about a recent visit to the walled harbour town of Conwy on the north Welsh coast. If you are able, a walk along all or part of the town's walls gives a great perspective and introduction to the town and along with Conwy's castle, makes Conwy one of the most complete medieval towns in Britain. After a walk along the wall, I took a stroll into the castle which along with the walls was completed by 1286.
There are few things in life that are quite as enjoyable as escaping city life for incredible and dramatic scenes of peace and tranquillity in areas like England's Lake Country and last weekend, that is exactly what we did. My friends and I exchanged the smoky urban landscape to which we'd become accustomed in favour of a more rural, rustic and generally charming landscape and we were not disappointed.
Kent is a fantastic region in the South east of England less than an hour by train from the big city of London.?Its rich History with world famous monuments and its seaside and coastline make it the perfect location to escape the capital and enjoy a taste of the countryside.
The rise of the European style Christmas Market has been dramatic over recent years with most cities and towns now running some form of festive market. Here you will find our top 5 choices of the largest, the most colourful, festive, eclectic and downright atmospheric markets in 2013.
On a recent trip out of the office, member's of the Great British Trips team were fortunate enough to visit the stunning city of Bath. Set in the idyllic surroundings of rolling English hills, there is nothing sprawling or unattractive about this city. Nestled deep in heart of the countryside, it fits its surroundings perfectly and looking down onto the city at sunset it?s easy to imagine a Roman camp here with a huge breathtaking temple at the centre only a few thousand years ago.
This article was written for us by a retired Australian couple who visited Britain and Ireland on a Great British Trip this summer. They created a self-drive tailor made tour with us and visited England, Ireland and Scotland.