Great British Houses: Luton Hoo – The Great House Turned Hotel


Luton Hoo mansion house has been re-built and re-modelled by some of the finest architects to work in England. The house has seen visits from royalty such as Queen Mary, Edward VII and Queen Elizabeth II and been owned by a Prime Minister and Russian … [Read more...]

Great British Houses: Berkeley Castle – A Medieval Gothic Castle Famed For the Murder of Edward II

For anyone who still remembers their English History lessons, Berkeley Castle is a place of horror; a medieval gothic castle famed for being the setting of the grisly murder of Edward II and home to many a ghost with unfinished business. Remarkably, … [Read more...]

Devon and Dorset – Cliffs, Cream Teas and Cheetahs

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Devon, located in southwest England, is the ideal holiday destination for anyone who wants to escape from hectic city life and experience English country living for a couple of weeks. That doesn’t mean there aren’t any busy cities in Devon, though – … [Read more...]