Discover Jane Austen’s Bath

“It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.” The instantly recognisable opening lines of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice introduce us to the society she knew so well. As the Georgian era gave...

10 interesting facts about Oxford University

Victorian poet Matthew Arnold called Oxford “the city of dreaming spires” in his poem Thyrsis, and the iconic architecture of this beautiful city certainly offers a stunning and well-preserved landscape to any visitor. For those who only recognised Oxford and its...

The history behind Bath’s famous spas

A city that we love to visit on our tours, Bath is famously known as home to one of the most popular tourist attractions in the UK - the Roman Baths. Drawing in over one million visitors per year from all over the world, the history behind this historic landmark dates...

Oxford, Britain’s on screen murder capital?

A popular location for filming, Oxford receives plenty of TV airtime, with well-known series such as Inspector Morse and its sequel Lewis having captured the hearts of viewers when it comes to this historic city. However, if these on-screen dramas are to be believed,...

10 things you didn’t know about the Cotswolds

The Cotswolds offers some of the most beautiful scenery in the country, with its rolling hills, quaint villages and market towns remaining a popular attraction for visitors. But did you know the following facts about this stunning part of the country? 1. The Cotswolds...

The majesty, myths and mysteries of Stonehenge

With a history that spans over 5000 years, Stonehenge is, perhaps, the world’s most famous prehistoric monument. A place that we love to explore on our tours, there continue to be many myths and mysteries surrounding this iconic site. Read on to learn more about one...

Discover Oxford’s silver screen locations

Photo from David Smith. Oxford is one of Britain's busiest and most instantly recognisable movie locations. With its incredible history, sense of grandeur and skyline that inspires dreams, the city has long been a favourite destination for TV and film makers. From the...

Oxford’s secret spots – our 5 must see sights

Photo from Karen Roe. Packed full of history, stunning architecture and fascinating attractions, it’s no wonder this city continues to entice visitors from all over the world. There are a multitude of things to do in Oxford, with iconic spots such as Blenheim Palace,...