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Staying in Britain's Only Authentic Hobbit Hole at West Stow Pods

Staying in Britain’s Only Authentic Hobbit Hole

Before you start reading this post, I’d recommend heading to Spotify or YouTube and putting on ‘Concerning Hobbits’. It’s how I went into Hobbiton earlier this year and also how I first approached West Stow Pods’ hobbit hole. It’s a good mood setter. Done? Okay, cool. Now welcome to Britain’s own piece of Middle-Earth. Nestled in the side of…

Glamping in a Suffolk Woodland at West Stow Pods. West Stow. Culford. Bury St Edmunds. Suffolk. Cambridge. Cambridgeshire. Anglo Saxon Village and Lakes. Mega Pod. Quirky, unique accommodation. Click through to read more...

Glamping in a Suffolk Woodland at West Stow Pods

If you’re a long-term reader of the ol’ Faraway Lucy, you’ll be well aware of my love for glamping. From staying in a safari tent on a beach to a wagon in the countryside, I’d say I’ve covered some pretty decent ground when it comes to quirky accommodation. I think my dream is to become a certified glamping extraordinaire (which makes…

A Weekend in Pembrokeshire: Camping on the Coast. 48 Hours in Pembrokeshire, South West Wales. Pembrokeshire Coast National Park. Camping weekend at Rhosson Campsite. Pembrokeshire travel guide. Pembrokeshire travel blog. Newgale Beach. Porthselau Beach. Freshwater West. Stack Rocks and The Green Bridge of Wales. Tenby. St David's. Click through to read more...

A Weekend in Pembrokeshire: Camping on the Coast

If you’ve read my Five Places I’d Love To Return To post or my Adventurous Weekend in North Wales post, you’d know I’ve wanted to spend more and more time in Wales to make the most of being on the doorstep of this beautiful country. When I returned from my trip to New Zealand, and back to the UK’s heatwave, I knew that one of the first…

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Five Places I’d Love To Return To

Amongst the travel blogging community or to be honest anyone who loves travelling in general, there is a lot of country counting. A desire to tick as many countries off your bucket list as possible. But not often do we stop to appreciate the countries we’ve already visited. Oh, and we definitely do not consider returning to them. Been there, posted a photo of me on Instagram there…

An Adventurous Weekend in North Wales. What to see and do in North Wales in just 48 hours. North Wales weekend guide travel blog. Snowdonia National Park, Zip World, Velocity, Bounce Below, Criccieth, Portmeirion, Caernarfon, Pwlhelli. Click through to read more...

An Adventurous Weekend in North Wales

If you’re looking for a weekend of adventure in the UK, there aren’t many places better to visit than North Wales. Home to Snowdonia National Park, Zip World and a plethora of adventurous activities, North Wales is definitely not the faint-hearted. But if you’re not an adrenaline junkie, don’t worry, because North Wales also boasts a whole host of…

Herefordshire's most picturesque market towns: Hereford, Ross-on-Wye, Hay-on-Wye, Ledbury, Leominster, Kington, Bromyard. England Britain United Kingdom travel guide.

Herefordshire’s Most Picturesque Market Towns

Herefordshire is a county full of many charms: breath-taking countryside, scrumptious local produce and enough art, history and literature to satisfy even the greatest of culture vultures! From the literary towns of Hay-on-Wye and Ledbury to the vibrant county town of Hereford, here are Herefordshire’s most picturesque market towns…

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A Movie Lover’s Guide to the West Midlands

Whether it’s a lightsaber battle in the woods or casting spells in the corridors of Hogwarts, the West Midlands has been used as a filming location for many popular movies and TV shows. And it’s no surprise why! The landscapes are breathtaking, the cities historic and the sights monumental. Having been brought up in the…

The Great Western Arcade Birmingham's Coolest Independent Shopping Areas

Birmingham’s Coolest Independent Shopping Areas

So you might have shopped at The Bullring or Grand Central, Birmingham’s brand new shopping mall, but have you ever considered going off the beaten path? Birmingham has a whole host of quirky, independent markets and arcades that are just waiting to be explored. Forget the Brummie stereotypes and find some beauty in this pretty…

The River Avon. One Day in Shakespeare's Birthplace: Exploring Stratford-upon-Avon in the West Midlands of England. Here is the ultimate guide to visiting Stratford-upon-Avon in only one day - if you’re short on time and want to tick off all the Shakespearean hotspots and most picturesque areas, you’ve come to the right place! These include Shakespeare's Birthplace, Shakespeare's New Place, Hall's Croft, Anne Hathaway's Cottage, Old Town, the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) and the River Avon. Click through to read more...

One Day in Shakespeare’s Birthplace: Exploring Stratford-upon-Avon

Stratford-upon-Avon, a medieval market town in the West Midlands, is world-renowned for one thing: being the 16th Century birthplace of William Shakespeare, possibly the most famous writer in the English language. Tourists from all over the world flock to Stratford-upon-Avon for history…

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