I love to visit the small local museums. The saying, "small is beautiful", is in my opinion certainly true of the many small towns and rural museums that I have visited. In my hometown of Trowbridge, there is a superb museum telling in a wonderful way the story of the town and its important woollen … Continue reading Local museums – often overlooked attractions
I have been meaning to visit this museum for many years and finally have got around to it! The Atwell-Wilson Motor Museum is located in Calne, Wiltshire. It's a compact and small museum but has land around it to host events throughout the year. The museum was founded by Richard and Hasell Atwell who had … Continue reading The Atwell-Wilson Motor Museum
The Radstock Museum is undoubtedly one of the best small museums I have visited. The displays are of the highest standard, and the museum engagingly tells the story of Radstock. Going back in time, it shows the importance of coal mining and the railway in the town's development. The recreation of a coal mine is … Continue reading Radstock Museum
Many disused railway lines in the UK have become important as cycling and walking routes. They often pass through beautiful countryside and offer a tranquil path away from motorised traffic. The town of Radstock in Somerset offers much in the way of these old railway tracks. This town was once very prosperous due to the … Continue reading Radstock to Frome old Railway Line
I have always wanted to visit Portland Bill but have never gotten around to it until April 19th 2021. There is nothing special about this date, other than the start of a week's vacation. Due to Covid restrictions, it was impossible to stay anywhere, so a day trip was the best option available. Portland Bill … Continue reading Portland Bill Lighthouse
Please join me on this walk around Holt. There is much more to see in this village, and that will follow in another video. Holt has a rich history and is full of amazing cottages and other buildings.
Springtime is one of my favourite times of the year. Following winter, which can often be wet and gloomy, there is usually more sunshine and, of course, longer days. Spring 2021 officially begins in the northern hemisphere on March 20th.Already as we approach spring, we see signs of new life as the early plants pop … Continue reading Springtime – my favourite time