Where in the World Wednesday- Stockhill Woods

Where the wild things are I’ve only recently discovered this area which considering its only 20 minutes down the road from where I have lived for 11 years is pretty bad form on my part. Stockhill Woods is located in the Mendip Hills just outside of the village Priddy and city of Wells and is…

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10 Photos in London

Welcome to our new series, 10 Photos in… To kick off our first destination we are heading to London. There are probably over a million photos taken of London every week (or even day!) but we have 10 photos from bloggers and Instagrammers who want to share the best places, different views, a new side…

Glastonbury Abbey in pictures from The Wandering Darlings

The beauty of Glastonbury Abbey in pictures

Glastonbury Abbey has long been one of my favourite places in the UK. As soon as you walk into the abbey grounds you just get the feeling you are in very serene and special place. Maybe its the connections to King Arthur and the legend that he's buried here, maybe it's the many stories the…

Do you want to drink in a Gingerbread Pub?

This Christmas it snowed and I got to drink in a gingerbread house and no I didn’t dream it or fall into a children's book. It actually happened! Growing up in Australia my Christmases were always a sunny affair spent on the beach. Since moving to the UK I’ve now spent almost 5 Christmases in…

Paradise in the City- The Bristol Lido

Bristol has many hidden wonders from the secret bars scattered throughout the city to the many wonderful little side streets that aren't on the tourist map but offer a different view of the stunning city. One of my most recent hidden finds The Bristol Lido has actually been a huge Bristol favourite for many many…

Have you seen the London from the Thames? Well you really should

So many great cities are always said to be seen best from the water. I've seen Venice, New York, Paris, Sydney all from the water so I have no idea why it took me so long to see the majestic London from the long and winding River Thames. This week I righted my wrong. The…

The Wandering Darlings- Bristol Balloon Fiesta

Ballooning In Bristol- Why you need to visit Bristol

I've long loved a hot air balloon. Floating through the sky, slowly gliding and following the wind as it blows.  Pretty damn magical. When I saw the film UP it showed that sense of adventure teamed with a few thousand balloons. I didn't exactly run out and buy a few hundred canisters of helium and…

Weekend Adventures – Stourhead

I've fallen into a Jane Austen novel and I don't want to come back to the real world. This picturesque place is Stourhead, located in Wiltshire, England. It is part owned by the National Trust and has firmly risen to the top of my favourite places to visit in South West. The whole estate is…