‘Must see’ UK Towns/Villages – Shropshire

Stunning Shropshire Shropshire is one of the less well-known English counties, this lovely area sits on the border of Wales and boasts incredible scenery, picturesque towns and amazing sights.  Stokesay Castle is a true highlight. Nestled near the town of Ludlow, this fortified manor house offers an amazing insight into country living and the excellent […]

‘Must See’ UK Towns/Villages – Stratford upon Avon

Stratford upon Avon – Shakespeare Country Now that you are thinking about planning trips again here at Great British Trips we thought it would be helpful to showcase some of our more well known ‘must see’ places along with some less well known ‘must see’ places. We start off in Stratford-upon Avon which is a […]

The perfectly picturesque Cotswolds

One of the most famous regions in England, the Cotswolds offer picture perfect scenery, little towns to wander through and stone built houses galore.  Bourton-on-the-Water is absolutely beautiful with bridges criss-crossing the River Windrush and is deserving of its moniker the ‘Venice of the Cotswolds’. There are some lovely attractions in the village including the […]

Highlights of the South West – Part 2 – Ancient Ruins and Roman Baths

Stunning Salisbury, historic Stonehenge and Avebury and beautiful Bath – perfect places to spend a few days Travelling through South West England, we made one of our first stops at Salisbury Cathedral which dominates the skyline and the town centre. This amazing cathedral has a decorative facade and the inside holds a copy of the […]

Highlights of South West England – Part 1, Cornwall

Spectacular Cornwall…. Cornwall is a land of history, legends and amazing scenery. From bustling towns such as Penzance and Newquay to the end of the country at the famous Land’s End. Cornwall is home to a wild and natural coastline, and there is no better choice for a holiday destination.  From Newquay you can reach […]