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 […]
United Kingdom Travel
A selection of travel destinations in and around United Kingdom. Including pictures, highlights and characteristics of this popular travel location.
From the glitz and glamour of London, to the mystical beauty of Scottish Highlands, the history of the United Kingdom will take you on a trip back in time.
During our many trips to the UK we have stayed in some of the most picturesque towns and cities from the quaint English medieval villages to the dynamic city of London.
The Scottish Highlands are a favourite destination whenever we visit and we have travelled extensively throughout it’s many cities and towns with extensive stays in some of the most beautiful places.
We love our time in the cities and landscapes of the UK and hope you will too. Here are the stories of our travels.
Click below to read our city guides for our stays and places of interest throughout England and Scotland.
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]