Category: Midlands

Lincoln – A Grand Jewel of Britain

I have been lucky enough over the last couple of days to explore and take in some of the great things to see and do in Lincolnshire. A gorgeous county situated in the East Midlands of England, where to start? Well of course Lincoln, the capital city. The history hits you as soon as you enter through the old city walls and into the old town with wonderfully kept architecture. Dwarfing all is the magnificent Cathedral. A masterpiece of architecture. The sheer size of Lincoln Cathedral is a sight to behold. Consecrated in 1092 after William the Conqueror had...

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Warwick Castle – Romantic, Historic, Interactive

Even the walk towards the entrance of this wonderful place fills you with wonder of what is to come. You step foot into the grounds outside the walls of Warwick Castle and main entrance to be pulled by sights in all directions. Oh my so much to see and do. Where first? First I should give a brief outline of the history. There is so much to learn whilst you are there. In the year 914, Ethelfleda, daughter of Alfred the Great, ordered a rampart to be built to protect Warwick settlement from the invading Danes. Over the next...

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Wind Down Along The River Wye

“How oft, in spirit, have I turned to thee Oh sylvan Wye! Thou wanderer through the woods How often has my spirit turned to thee!” The famous poet William Wordsworth wrote the above words whilst above the River Wye near Tintern Abbey. Glorious words for a glorious river. Flowing from the mountains of Plynlimon in Wales it winds its way for approximately 157 miles to the Severn estuary at Chepstow, much of it forming the border between England and Wales. On my way ever to south wales or the south west of England I am drawn to make a...

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Capturing Lincolnshire with Debsylee

The length and breadth of Britain is full of sights and wonders to be explored and discovered by many a travellers eye.  I wanted to show you somewhere different than hills and mountains for a change and take you on a visual trip elsewhere.  Lincolnshire is one such area, and one person in particular I have seen capture this area in such magnificent lovely detail…. @debsylee.  It is such a pleasure that she has agreed to show us round this gorgeous County with her own superbly caught photographs and words. From the desk of Deborah…….. When Paul asked if...

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