Hampton Court Palace – a favourite day trip from London

DaytripfromLondon HamptonCourtPalace

Hampton Court Palace is one of my favourite day trips from London. Henry VIII’s Tudor Palace has a long and fascinating history, beautiful grounds and attractions for visitors of all ages. You almost feel like part of living history as you walk in the footsteps of former Kings and Queens of England.  A brief history of […]

London loves – shopping for scarves at Liberty

Liberty Isabella jacquard scarf

Since we have lived in London I’ve set up a few little indulgent routines for myself. One is catching up on emails and research over a (frankly superb) coffee at Pennethorne’s cafe at Somerset House. Another is a seasonal shopping for scarves expedition at Liberty. The scarf hall at Liberty of London Truly a treat […]

Family day trip from London – Whitstable by the sea

Whitstable beach boxes - day trip from London

While London is such an exciting place with a seeming endless supply of activities to enjoy every weekend, sometimes it is nice to escape the city for a breath of fresh air. A lovely place to visit if you are craving sea breezes is the coastal town of Whitstable in Kent. Whitstable, Kent Just an hour and […]

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