Oxford is the city of ‘dreaming spires’ and a world wide reputation for learning. It’s a collection of about 40 colleges, the oldest being University college founded in the 13th century.
Here are 10 drool-making Cotswolds cottages, as a follow up to our most popular post by far, our recent ‘Region In Focus’on the Cotswolds. The Cotswolds are probably the most ‘English’ of all the regions of the UK…. 1. Birlingham, Worcestershire Source Thatched cottages are the quintessential ‘English’ cottage. Here’s a good example from the […]
The Thames Valley is a loose term for the counties and areas that roughly follow the course of the River Thames as it flows from Oxfordshire in the west to London in the east. The region is dotted with charming villages, cities, and towns, many of which are situated directly on the banks of the […]
The Cotswolds epitomise the very best of the English countryside: gorgeous villages of honey-coloured stone nestling in the hills, surrounded by green fields that have been farmed for centuries. Covering over 2,000 square kilometres and the second largest protected landscape in England, visitors to the Cotswolds will be spoilt for choice with things to see […]