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Jungle Walk At Fort Paull Nature Reserve

Jungle Walk Fort Paull Nature Reserve

Fort Paull is a gun battery situated on the north bank of the Humber, near the village of Paull, downstream from Hull in northern England and is part of the wider Fort Paull Nature Reserve. WHAT IS IT? Fort Paull is Yorkshire’s only remaining Napoleonic fort. Sadly the museum closed prior to lockdown 2020 and […] Read more…

Abandoned Medieval Village of Wharram Percy near Malton

Abandoned Medieval Village of Wharram Percy near Malton

Snuggled in a remote valley in the middle of the Yorkshire Wolds, is the beautiful abandoned medieval village of Wharram Percy. WHAT IS IT? Wharram Percy is one of the largest and best-preserved of Britain’s 3,000 or so known deserted medieval villages. The village was continuously occupied for six centuries before it was abandoned soon […] Read more…

4 Reasons to Visit Hadrian’s Wall

reasons to visit hadrian's wall

Before having the boys, I was really fortunate to spend a lot of time in Northumberland, so thought I’d share some places I loved in case you’re up there any time soon! Marking the farthest reaches of the Roman Empire, Hadrian’s Wall is one of the UK’s most impressive ancient monuments. Originally spanning the 73-mile […] Read more…

Enchanted Woodland Fairy Walk in North Ferriby

Enchanted Woodland Fairy Walk North Ferriby

Tucked between the River Humber and the village of North Ferriby is a magical little place guaranteed to excite the little ones. WHAT IS IT? Back in 2017, the “High Five Lifestyle Group” raised funds and spent the summer holidays working on creating an area for children to enjoy. They created the Enchanted Woods in […] Read more…