Category Archives: PLACE TO VISIT

Place to Visit: Eastnor Castle, UK

Place to Visit: Eastnor Castle, UK


Eastnor was built by the 2nd Baron (Lord) Somers, later 1st Earl, between 1810 and 1824. The combination of inherited wealth, his judicious marriage to the daughter of the eminent and rich Worcestershire historian, Rev. Treadway Russell Nash, and his great ambition prompted the 1st earl to commission a castle to impress his contemporaries and raise his family into the higher ranks of the ruling class. Then, as now, the size and splendour of a country house evidenced the standing and fortune of any family.

Place to visit: Jorvik Viking Centre in York, UK

Place to visit: Jorvik Viking Centre in York, UK
At Jorvik you can come as close as you’re ever likely to get to seeing, hearing and smelling how our Norse forebears lived

It must be the smell that most people remember after visiting the Jorvik Viking Centre. It so distinctive that set s you immediately centuries back in the past. You are in Viking World!

Place to visit: Caerphilly Castle, UK

Place to visit: Caerphilly Castle, UK
Caerphilly Castle rests within the rolling hills north of Cardiff, a concentric masterpiece with a fully flooded moat. The tremendous size of the castle and its two lakes makes Caerphilly the largest in Wales and the second biggest in Britain.