An English Venice

My last stop; Bourton-on-the-Water. I didn’t know what to expect but I definitely didn’t expect to see so many people here. It was a beautiful sunny day and there were tourists everywhere. The town is built around the River Windrush. A greenery area on each side allows for much room to sit and enjoy the…

Hillstarting in Burford

A manicured village with lots to do, this was a pit stop on my way to Bourton-on-the-Water. I underestimated how this place would make me feel. With little boutique shops and pubs lining the main street, it was difficult not to just take a seat and people watch here. I don’t make a habit of…

Picturesque Bibury

Likewise to Castle Combe in my previous blog; this village is also known as “the prettiest village in England”. Although this one is hands down the most picturesque. I was lucky I had such a beautiful day to explore these Cotswold villages, but I can imagine even on a grey, rainy day; these stunning places…

Castle Combe

The prettiest village in England. What you have to remember is that this is a very, very small town so parking is definitely limited and there tends to be atleast a handful of tourists around. There is parking just up the hill as if you were leaving the town (passing the Market Cross on your…

Cotswolds Experience

A dream of mine since I can remember. Why? Because it is said to be the prettiest in England. I’ve not had the opportunity to do it until this year; 2018. I planned to incorporate my Cotswold experience on my way back to Preston from my trip down to the Isles of Scilly. Again another…

Isles of Scilly

A place not many people know about. A place I know only through my Nanna’s yearly trips away with her best friend. A place that made her beam with joy and happiness. Although Nanna missed her little dog when she travelled away, she did enjoy being on the isles, being “off the grid” and would often talk…