Narrowboating on the Llangollen Canal

Ten great journeys in the UK

Wales Travel Inspiration - Narrowboating on the Llangollen Canal - Llangollen lies near the western extreme of one of the most beautiful and popular canal journeys in Wales; some would argue it’s the best in Britain.

Chrome Hill - Peak District, England

Another view that inspired Hedgely in Death at an English Wedding, book 7 in the Murder on Location series.

Beatrix Potter purchased Hill Top in Near Sawry near Hawkwshead Village in 1905 w/ royalties from her first few books, written at her parents home in London, but inspired by her annual holiday visits to the Lake District.She visited as often as she could, but never for more than a few days at a time, sketching the house, garden, countryside & animals for her new books.She then busied herself writing more books, & visiting her farm. ~ We saw her little garden w/ a bunny like Peter in…

Beatrix Potter Hill Top House

Hill Top Farm - Beatrix Potter wrote many of her famous children’s stories in this little house and it has been kept exactly as she left it, complete with her furniture and china. There is a traditional cottage garden attached.

Coniston Ferry, Cumbria

The third largest lake in the Lake District, Coniston Water sits in a U shaped valley scoured out by a glacial action in the last ice age. Known as Thurston Water until the Victorian era, the lake is now a popular holiday resort.

Holiday Cottage in Dolgellau, Snowdonia National Park, showing traditional black ironmongery. See link for similar door with nickle furniture instead of black. http://www.pinterest.com/pin/524669425311332295/

Holiday Cottage in Dolgellau, Snowdonia National Park, showing traditional black ironmongery.

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