Discover Jane Austen’s Bath

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

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

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...
Oxford, Britain’s on screen murder capital?

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

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...