A Visit to Anne Hathaway’s Cottage

  A visit to Anne Hathaway's cottage near Stratford-upon-Avon is a delightful way to spend an afternoon. In the spacious drawing room of Anne Hathaway’s Cottage is a large, carved, wooden chair. It’s known as the ‘courting chair’ because it is said this is where the young William Shakespeare sat while visiting and courting his future bride, Anne. The childhood home of Anne Hathaway ... Read Full Article

Out and About: Day Trips Near London

With urban sprawl for miles and miles and a bulging population of over seven million people, London can be a bit too much for some tourists to handle.  Happily, there are a number of nearby villages and hamlets that are perfect for a day trip and easily reachable via the transport networks leading out of the city.  Try some of the following places to ease your mind and get a feeling for what ... Read Full Article