I want to introduce you to my local patch, the South West of England and South Wales. I love exploring the area and would like to share some of my favourite places.
I hope that you will join me in delving into the history of the area.
I will be sharing some of my favourite walks both in the town and the countryside.
A walker’s guide to the South West
Given the current situation, we are staying close to home. And I am certainly not encouraging people to travel. But I hope if I keep writing travel content this will help to keep you thinking about travel. And planning your next escapes for when it is safe to travel again. Please stay healthy and safe! Blog posts have NOT been updated to reflect the reality of travelling during this time of the Covid-19 Pandemic. Please make sure to consult government guidelines before planning any travel. The travel advice can change regularly!
Out and about
You can no longer use the West door to enter Bath Abbey except on special occasions. At first glance it seems to be a standard issue cathedral door. It was carved from a single piece of wood and given to the abbey in 1617.
In England we are slowly emerging from lockdown. If all goes to plan, after three dry months, we will be able to buy a drink in a beer garden from next Monday and from May 17th pubs will be able to serve customers indoors again, The pub is a British institution and although I am … Continue reading “Historic Pubs of Central Bristol”
In England we are allowed to travel again so on Easter Monday Bill and I visited the small town of Warminster in Wiltshire. The army has a large presence nearby and much of Salisbury Plain is used as a firing range. It derives its name from the minster church of St. Denys which was built … Continue reading “Warminster a bright postbox for Easter”