Category Archives: Bristol

National Trust vs English Heritage: Which Membership to Buy

A clear day at Stonehenge, Somerset

If you are based in the UK and want to explore more historical sites, you might be wondering National Trust vs English Heritage – which is better?  Both of these heritage organisations celebrate Britain’s history, and membership at either gives you the chance to visit their sites free of charge.  You could purchase both memberships, […]

National Trust Review: Is Membership Worth It?

A view of the outside of Trerice, an Elizabethan manor house and one of the best National Trust places in Cornwall

If you’re searching for a full National Trust review, look no further! This blog post will detail all the information that you need. If you’re interested in travel, history, architecture, horticulture or nature and are based anywhere in the UK or visit the country often, a National Trust membership could be a fantastic investment. Having […]

Full English Heritage Review: Is Membership Worth It?

Stonehenge in Wiltshire, South West England

If you’re interested in history, you’ve got to read this English Heritage review! English Heritage membership is a fantastic investment for archaeology or history lovers – or for people who just want to see more of the UK in a cost-effective way. With it, you can enjoy unlimited access to all of their wonderful castles, […]

Guide to Pumpkin Picking at Farrington’s Farm (near Bristol)

pumpkin picking

If you’re looking for somewhere to go pumpkin picking near Bristol, I recommend Farrington’s Farm.  This pumpkin patch has everything you could want – activities, refreshments, a carving area, and of course, a pumpkin field full of pumpkins! Whether you’re visiting Farrington’s as a family or without kids in tow (my boyfriend and I went […]

20 Best Bristol Beer Gardens and Terraces

These Bristol beer gardens are among the best places in the city to enjoy the summer months! All of these pub gardens are expansive, charismatic, and have tasty food and drink selections.  One of the best things to do in Bristol is to enjoy its rich culinary scene, and lots of these pubs have great […]

Where to find the best vegan Chinese in Bristol!

vegan mock beef and brocolli and noodles

Are you looking for the BEST vegan Chinese in Bristol? I’ve found it!  Ever since I became vegetarian and then stopped eating most animal products, I’ve found Chinese takeaways to be the most difficult to locate. I’ve been to China and managed to get around there ok – but most Chinese takeaways in the UK […]

Where is the West Country? A geographical and cultural guide

Cornwall's stunning harbour in Cornwall

This travel blog is all about travel in South West England, which is more commonly known as the West Country. But you may be wondering, where is the West Country? What makes the West Country so distinguishable? And what is so special about the West Country?  The West Country is an incredibly special place to […]

The Best Bristol Walks: 26+ Walks in and Around Bristol

River Avon in Autumn

Are you looking for the best Bristol walks? Here’s a list of 26, some of which you can start in the city, and some that are a quick drive or bus ride away.  I’ve spent the last 10 months living back in Bristol, which means that I’ve been doing a lot of walking. Hiking is […]

Cities in South West England to Visit

If you want an urban break, why not visit one of these cities in South West England? This part of the country isn’t famed for its metropolises, but there are a few smaller, historic cities to visit. From Bristol, the biggest city in the region but still somewhere that feels comfortably liveable, to the tiny […]

30+ Awesome Places to Visit in South West England

Cornwall in Spring

If you’re looking for places to visit in South West England, here are over 30 suggestions! This day trips in South West England guide will show you some of the best days out in the region. Mainly focusing on Bristol, Somerset, Devon and Cornwall, there should be a range of places that are accessible from […]