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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…

Cook Like a High-End Chef Using These Budget-Friendly Tools

budget-friendly tools

Do you see yourself as a real foodie but feel like your kitchen is holding you back? You may not have the budget to invest in all the high-end kitchen gadgets, tools, and appliances, but when it comes down to it, they aren’t necessary. You can get professional home chef results with a few budget-friendly […] 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…