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Churnet Valley Railway

20/05/2019 by .

It’s a time warp to the early 1960s, those innocent years before the decade became permissive. When colours were a railway livery of conservative cream and brown rather than Lucy in the Sky of Diamonds psychedelia.

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Nelson’s Gin Distillery and School

15/05/2019 by .

Sticking to any New Year’s Resolution for an entire year takes willpower, particularly when that resolution involves alcohol. So, I was immensely proud of maintaining my 2018 resolution for the entire year.

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Insider’s Guide To Hidden Norfolk

29/04/2019 by .

A starry night as black as pitch surrounded us as our headlights probed the empty landscape on our way south past Cley Marshes and I realised once more why this place is so rare amid the hurly-burly of modern England.

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Just Wild about Mull

08/03/2019 by .

Separated from the Scottish mainland by the Sound of Mull and the Firth of Lorn, the island of Mull, with an area of just under 90,000 hectares, is the fourth largest of the Hebridean islands, framed by a coastline deeply penetrated by a ragged 480km (300 miles) of sea lochs and inlets.

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Churchill War Rooms, London

21/01/2019 by .

It’s rare a piece of world history can be defined in such an authentic way. In an age of replicas and rebuilds the Churchill War Rooms resonate with reality.

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Rosslyn Chapel, Midlothian

03/11/2018 by .

Long before Dan Brown and the Da Vinci Code heaped attention on this extravagantly ornate chapel set on a low hill above Roslin Glen in the Midlothian countryside south of Edinburgh it had been a popular destination for generations of curious travellers.

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