Emsworth, Hampshire

Well worth a visit, Emsworth is a lovely little town which is situated on the north arm of Chichester Harbour. The small town located on the A259 has a variety of local shops, small supermarkets, quaint tea rooms and many good pubs (although speaking as a former resident many moons ago, not as many as there Read More

Castle Combe, Wiltshire

“Well worth a visit for a long weekend, a day trip or if you are just passing through. Such a beautiful village and we loved it!” Situated near Chippenham just 12 miles from Bath in the Cotswolds sits Castle Combe, a beautiful English picture-postcard village that straddles “By Brook”, the small stream that runs at Read More

Selborne, Hampshire

The village of Selborne and Gilbert White’s House are well worth a visit for the day and offer a hidden treasure in the beautiful Hampshire countryside. The village itself is small but quaint and features St Mary’s Church, a lovely gallery, village hall, post office and shop and two pubs. For the keen walker, the Read More

Bucklebury – Berkshire

The quiet village and parish of Bucklebury is now well known as the childhood home of Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge. Set in the beautiful English countryside with views of the deer park as you drive in, the village sits 5 miles north-east of Newbury and is referenced in a charter of 956 AD. Read More

Porthgain, Pembrokeshire

We stayed in a lovely self-catering cottage in the village of Porthgain for 7 days during June 2010. After a good week’s holiday with mostly sunny skies and many good experiences, we wanted to share our knowledge, thoughts and reviews of what we had seen of the area. Aside from driving to catch the Skomer boat, Read More