The Sefton coast is 12 miles of spectacular, unspoilt and rugged coastline in the north west of England that holds numerous stretches of cultural, scientific and conservation features, and with a number of hiking and cycle routes and a council run cycle hire service available the best way to explore this hidden gem of a coastline is by bike.
On a recent visit to Southport, a traditional British seaside holiday was given a brief respite as I indulged in one of my other passions – a love for Egyptology – at the Atkinson Museum.
The Great British Seaside Holiday is all about epic beaches and buckets and spades, cheeky postcards, pleasure piers and fish and chips on the promenade. As one of the UKs best kept travel secrets, Southport in Merseyside offers all that and more, a quintessentially British seaside town that offers all the traditional fun of the seaside resort but also has a unique Victorian heritage and charm that makes it a perfect option for a Great British seaside holiday.
The Western Approaches Museum is one of Liverpool’s best kept secrets! A hidden secret underground WWII bunker that played a vital role in the Battle of the Atlantic and is now a living museum that celebrates Liverpool’s role in wartime history.
Whether you are a traveller looking for a unique UK city break or you are from closer to home and are looking for a staycation destination, there is no place on Earth quite like Liverpool! Here is a quick guide on everything to see and do on a 48 hour city break in Liverpool because there is so much I will guarantee you will instantly fall in love with this great city!
The Gower is one of the most impressive stretches of coastline in Wales, not to mention beautiful sandy beaches, traditional seaside piers, ancient castle ruins and so much more that make the Gower an ideal UK destination to visit for a staycation. Here are just 10 reasons why you should visit the Gower for your next staycation.
INNSiDE Manchester is an effortlessly relaxed, contemporarily independent and stylish accomodation option that makes it the perfect choice for a city break or UK staycation in the urban, metropolitan city of Manchester.
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.