Category: United Kingdom

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard UK

One of the advantages visiting the United Kingdom is living the history. If you love English history as much as we do and are wondering what to see at Portsmouth Harbour, a visit to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard should be first on your list! Portsmouth United Kingdom Portsmouth is an island city with a rich Naval

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What to see in Brighton Sussex

Places to Visit Near Brighton UK

We are often asked about the best places to visit in England for easy access to London’s International Airports. There are quite a few cities near London that fit the bill but for seaside fun, an avant guarde vibe and rich history you can’t go past Brighton in East Sussex. This was our second trip

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Things to see in Guildford

Things to do in Guildford Surrey

After arriving at London’s Gatwick Airport, we quickly hopped on a train to the town of Guildford in Surrey. Travelling through the English countryside, we caught a glimpse of a grand manor house, its lush green meadows decorated with a sprinkling of wild flowers, the perfect place for cows to sit lazing in the sun.

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Days out in Oxfordshire

Best Days Out in Oxfordshire

Driving down country lanes, thickets play host to courting pheasants, sheep graze peacefully on a thick carpet of green and birds sing in trees that bloom with the promise of spring. Welcome to Oxfordshire, home to pretty villages, cosy pubs, ancient churches, legendary university cities and stately homes. We were here to discover the best

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Housesitting Scotland

House Sitting Scotland and England

We began house sitting Scotland and England in late February, this was our second year of house sitting abroad and it gave us the opportunity to visit places that aren’t usually on the tourist radar. We enjoy house sitting and using this mode of accommodation has allowed us to explore the United Kingdom and Europe

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Visiting the Scottish Highlands

Visiting the Scottish Highlands

Inverness is the jewel of the Highlands. Sitting on the banks of the River Ness and Moray Firth, this elegant city is the gateway to Loch Ness and the Cairngorms National Park, making Inverness a desirable destination for those visiting the Scottish Highlands. Things to see in Inverness when visiting the Scottish Highlands Walk around

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Things to do around Inverness

Things to do around Inverness Scotland

Things to do around Inverness When planning a trip to Scotland, most immediately tick off Edinburgh Castle, the Isle of Skye and Loch Ness from the list of destinations. After a visit to Loch Ness many will quickly continue to the Isle of Skye or return to Edinburgh. If you have a longer stay in

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House Sitting London

House Sitting London and Beyond

House Sitting London We were excited to be returning to England to begin this year’s long term housesitting assignments. This is the second year of long term house sitting and our calendar was jam packed for the next five months. We were ready to start our adventures house sitting London and beyond. We lead a

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