Rievaulx was a Cistercian abbey and one of the greatest Abbeys in England until Henry VIII seized it. English Heritage manages the current ruin. It is often used as a filming location and was used in the film Transformers: The Last Knight (2017).
The ancient twinned towns of Lynton and Lynmouth sit on the most northerly coast of Devon. These unique and picturesque twin towns are often known as ‘Little Switzerland’ thanks to the romantic poet Robert Southey who is said to have remarked the area had something rather Alpine about its appearance. The name has stuck ever […]
Tewkesbury turns back in time during the annual Medieval Festival. It is the largest free medieval re-enactment and fayre in Europe. Traditional medieval entertainment is provided by jugglers, musicians, dancers and jesters. The Medieval Market is full of stallholders selling everything from musical instruments to medieval style pots and pans. Expect snakes, rats on sticks, […]
Experience the sights, smells and scale of the rainforests, discover the tropical plants that are used to produce everyday products. Travel to South Africa and California, as you amble amongst the orange and lemon trees, olive groves and gnarled vines of the Mediterranean Biome, and in the 30-acre Outdoor Garden see hemp, sunflowers and other […]