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Saint Michael’s Mount is one of the most iconic historical sites in England. A small island, connected to the mainland by a causeway; it is crowned with a mediaeval priory-turned-castle and at its base is a small village (now a collection of shops and cafes). Arguably less grand and famous than its French sister site—Mont …

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The town of St. Ives, Cornwall is a delightfully warm place, not just because of its pleasant Cornish climate, but because of the simple fact that everything you can see and do in St. Ives is sweet and charming. From the Tate Art Museum to its wide and wonderful selection of independent shops and restaurants, …

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Hidden in a quaint village by the name of Hawarden in North Wales, six miles from the beautiful city of Chester, Gladstone’s Library is a lot of wonderful things: the only residential library in the UK, the UK’s only prime-ministerial library, and the best place, in our humble opinion, to spend a weekend on the …

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As one of the oldest and most architecturally beautiful little cities in the UK. Bath is a favourite place to visit amongst bookworms and culture seekers. The city of Bath has a museum dedicated to Jane Austen (with a gift shop and tearoom), the historic Roman baths which gave the town its name, the magnificent …

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The UK’s diverse culture is reflected in its patchwork cuisine. British recipes incorporate various styles and ingredients from the four nations that comprise the United Kingdom, as well as the country’s diverse immigrant culture. These unique British cookbooks offer an experience deeper than cooking. Not only will you enjoy creating various British snacks, meals, desserts, …

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Bath is one of the oldest cities in the UK. But, unlike many other ancient cities, it almost completely retains that unique historical beauty. A Bath day trip is enough to see this beauty for yourself, given Bath’s compact size and the fact that every street — long and narrow — is spilling over with …

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For many of us, British or otherwise, the places and people of Jane Austen’s novels represent that quintessential English life. But these places and people were inspired by Austen’s own home and life, all of which can be experienced by a Jane Austen tour of England. Taking a tour of the towns and villages, the …

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Brighton, sometimes referred to as ‘London by the Sea,’ is a charming coastal city just an hour from London. If you’ve never had the chance to go, we highly recommend spending some time in this quirky, fun-filled part of the UK. We’re going to share with you how you can spend the perfect day in …

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Still standing two hundred years after Horace Walpole’s death, the gothic castle that the wildly eccentric author originally converted from two cottages stands to welcome guests to this day, thanks to a huge restoration project which took it from disrepair to its former glory. A pastiche of Walpole’s absurd imagination and the gothic places he …

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