Today’s picture of the day is of Tullie House Museum and is located in the picturesque town of Carlise in Cumbria. It received the Enjoy England Silver Award for Large Visitor Attraction of the year 2008. Tullie House has an array of attractions in one fantastic museum. It is surrounded by beautiful gardens and offers [...]
Archive for August, 2009
A new oak jetty will be built at Urquhart Castle this winter to provide easier access for visitors arriving on Loch Ness cruise boats. Boats are currently using a temporary pontoon which was put in place by Historic Scotland after an inspection of the existing jetty found it was no longer fit for purpose. The [...]
Do you find it a struggle to leave your trusty four-legged friend at home or at kennels when going on holiday? If so then Edinburgh hotel, The Bonham now has the perfect solution with its Doggy Dreams package. The Bonham has recognised the need to offer something for those who don’t want to travel without their [...]
Today’s picture of the day is of Deben Ferry in Old Felixstowe. It liks Bawdsey Quay to Felixstowe and has been working for hundreds of years. It is for foot passengers only, contrary to popular belief there are no ferries for carrying vehicles, cars must cross the Deben Estuary by road.
The recent release of convicted Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi has received a very mixed response. Libyans were seen celebrating his return whilst many other people around the world – particularly in the United States – were understandably outraged. With talks of some people threatening to boycott anything to do with Scotland, it will be [...]
Today’s picture of the day is of Arundel Castle in picturesque West Sussex. It dates back to the 11th Century and has been the home of the Dukes of Norfolk and their ancestors for nearly 1000 years. Visitors can explore the fantastic rooms and fascinating contents and enjoy the peaceful gardens whilst learning about its [...]
Sea Ilfracombe Showcase Day on Saturday 5th September 2009, the town’s first maritime festival, will celebrate the launch of the North Devon coast Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) 50th anniversary programme. For fifty years the AONB has protected and conserved the area and will honour this landmark birthday with a series of events highlighting [...]
Watch the Red Arrows perform at Hoylake RNLI Open Day on Monday 31st August 2009. The event will also feature air displays, stalls, a fairground and family entertainment all day. It runs from 10am to 6pm and the Red Arrows are expected in the late afternoon. Admission is free and more details can be found [...]
Today’s picture of the day is of Southampton Guildhall. It hosts events such as rock and pop concerts and boasts sell out gigs from Oasis, The Charlatans, Prodigy, Craig David, Toploader, Suede, Daniel Bedingfield and the Sugarbabes. It is one of the largest entertainment venues in Southern England.
An Australian axeman will join top UK lumberjacks at The National Forest Wood Fair, Beacon Hill Country Park, Leicestershire, on Bank Holiday Monday 31st August 2009. Making their first appearance at the Wood Fair, the New Forest and South East Axe Men will thrill the crowds with their razor sharp axes and exciting displays of [...]