The best beaches on the Gower Peninsula

2020 is the year for discovering local adventures and, luckily for us, the U.K. has an abundance of stunning coastline to explore. When it comes to beautiful beaches, the Gower Peninsula in South Wales gives even the most exotic, far-flung destinations a run for their money. Picture-perfect sandy bays,…

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3 of the best short hikes in the Gower Peninsula

2020 is Year of the Outdoors in Wales and few places can rival the outstanding natural beauty of the Gower Peninsula. This 19-mile stretch of coastline, just a short drive from Swansea, is home to some of the most spectacular, unspoilt beaches and coastal hikes in the U.K. I…

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A visit to Somerset Lavender Farm

Lavender fields are all the rage right now, but forget Provence – what if I told you that you could discover these glorious fields of purple just 40 minutes outside of Bristol? Somerset Lavender Farm is one of the most beautiful places to spot lavender in the U.K and…

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A Dog Friendly Guide to The New Forest

When it comes to the perfect U.K. break, there are few places more idyllic or more dog friendly than The New Forest. Located in the pretty county of Hampshire, in Southern England, this national park has it all – from woodland walks and stunning beaches to historic villages and…

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Spring in Tyntesfield: A must-do day trip from Bristol

Tyntesfield has been on my Bristol bucket list for as long as I can remember, so with Spring in full bloom, it seemed like the perfect time to finally make a visit to this beautiful National Trust site in North Somerset. Located just 7 miles outside of Bristol, Tyntesfield…

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Autumn at Westonbirt Arboretum

(UPDATED FOR 2019) Whilst my fellow Brits are lamenting the end of summer, I’m secretly thrilled about the seasonal change. Call me crazy, but I love packing my flip flops and sun cream away for another year and getting out my chunky knits ready for Autumn.  And when it…

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