Radstock to Frome old Railway Line

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

Trevi Fountain

A Brief Tour of Italy

In May 2016 I had the pleasure of going on a grand tour of Italy by coach. The tour company Legers is well known in the UK for their coach tours and never having done such a tour before it was like going into the unknown. This trip is called a 'Taste of Italy' and is … Continue reading A Brief Tour of Italy

Walking in Jersey Channel Islands and stunning coastal scenery

Walking in Jersey, Channel Islands

Walking in Jersey is a real delight with its beautiful coastline and hidden countryside gems. Although the island is quite small (9 by 5 miles) it is packed with things to see and places to safely walk. The north coast is known for its cliff top walks, lovely bays and coves to explore. The west … Continue reading Walking in Jersey, Channel Islands

The Courts Gardens, Holt, Wiltshire

The Courts Garden, Holt, Wiltshire

I live just a couple of miles from The Courts at Holt, Wiltshire which is a lovely National Trust Garden and a real pleasure to visit. Historical records inform us that the formal garden here was laid out in 1900-10 surrounding a house built around 1720. The gardens were designed by the architect Sir George … Continue reading The Courts Garden, Holt, Wiltshire