If you are looking for a UK city break then Manchester is an ideal choice. This industrial cog of a city is epitomised by the worker bee and nothing could be more apt for the city that constantly works to revitalise itself. With a strong industrial heritage and a modern cosmopolitan sheen, you are spoilt for choice for things to see and do in Manchester. Here is your guide to spening 48 hours in Manchester on a short city break.
What happens when you take one of the oldest prisons in the UK, turn it into a living museum, throw in some tours from ex prison guards and let tourists see what life in prison was actually like amongst the ghosts and memories of those who once dwelled there? You get an epic UK day out in the form of the awesome Shrewsbury Prison in Shropshire!
Blists Hill Victorian town is an open air museum, recreated in painstaking detail to transport you back to the age of steam and give visitors a glimpse into what life was like at the dawn of the industrial revolution. Part of the Ironbridge Gorge Museums in Shropshire, it makes for a perfect UK Day out.
Taking a staycation in the UK has never been more popular and with a wealth of destinations travellers really are spoilt for choice, but England also has a lot of really special destinations beyond the obvious and Shropshire is a prime example. If you are looking for genteel English countryside, chocolate box villages and a fascinating history, Shropshire has it all. Here is why you should make Shropshire your next travel destination.
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FSC Preston Montfort is a unique accomodation option for all travellers who love the great outdoors and want to get back to nature. This working field study centre for enviorontmental sciences doubles as a hostel and B&B, and up until now has largely been the hidden secret of specialist academic, scientific and school groups. With easy access to some of the most spectacular national parks and areas of natural beauty in the UK, nature loving travellers are lucky to have this extraordinary hidden gem to sleep in.
The world has been hit hard by the COVID19, but as many destinations start to open up again after an extended lockdown, excessive travel restrictions are making many travellers make the decision to stay at home and discover the UK on a staycation instead, and there is a lot to discover on this tiny but jam packed island! So if you are looking for an ideal UK staycation here is a list of just some of the top destinations in the UK that will keep any traveller happy!
Space Camp needs your help! NASA’s Space Camp and the US Space and Rocket Centre, two of the most iconic and spectacular tourist attractions in the US are at risk of permanent closure due to the devastating impact of the coronavirus pandemic, and NASA’s Save Space Camp Campaign needs your help to stop that from happening.
Political or civil unrest is an unfortunate reality in modern society and can be experienced anywhere, in any country at any time. From political protests and rallies to full blown riots, here are some expert tips to avoid and deal…
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Travelling by plane has never been cheaper or easier, unfortunately the experience of flying has become almost untenable and something need to change. This has led me to think that air travel should definitely be more like train travel. Hear me…
Thailand’s capital Bangkok is an eclectic, enigmatic city that is the top of many backpackers travel lists, but sometimes every traveller just needs to escape the hustle and bustle of the big city. Here are 10 of the best day trips from Bangkok.