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Dont miss the Well Dressing in Derbyshire this May

Friday, April 24th, 2015

If you’re looking for something to do during half term why not visit the Derbyshire Peak District and discover the beautiful Well Dressings – a local tradition dating back to 1349. The dressings themselves only last a week or two at most so you really do have to be quick not to miss out. (more…)

Dales in a Day.

Friday, May 9th, 2014

From my home town of Darlington, Iam lucky enough to live within easy driving distance of one of the top tourist destinations in the country – The Yorkshire Dales. When you are busy working, it is easy to forget just how much is on your doorstep and it takes a famous event like ‘Le Tour de France’ and its upcoming visit to Yorkshire this July to remind you just how much the region has to offer. (more…)

10 Amazing Underground Cottages

Thursday, March 27th, 2014

Today we have a collection of the coolest looking underground cottages that we have been able to find around the internet. Our list includes a cottage in Iceland, a cottage in New Zealand, a cottage in Switzerland, a cottage in Worcestershire, a cottage in Italy and more from other parts of the World. Click on the image source links to find out more information about the cottages and let us know which one you like best by leaving a comment, Enjoy! (more…)

Inside 9 of the Planet’s Creepiest Abandoned Cottages

Thursday, October 17th, 2013

The cottage: cosy, homely, comfortable. Unless it’s been abandoned in a hurry, that is… Scary season is upon us and you can hardly switch on the TV without accidentally tuning in to a horror movie, many of which are set in abandoned houses. Holiday cottages might be all pretty gardens and gorgeous furnishings, but cottages that have long since been left behind are altogether different. Whilst we’d never recommend heading inside a crumbling structure (dodgy floorboards and roofs being a big potential danger), for a growing number of urban explorers and photographers, venturing into unoccupied buildings is the perfect pastime. We take our (fancy dress witches’) hats off to the brave people who set foot inside these crumbling cottages and dared to click. The results? Compelling images of decay and desertion, many with an edge of eerie beauty… (more…)

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