This is a trip I have wanted to do for many years! With so many activities to do in a close proximity, the Snowdonia National Park is the perfect place for a long weekend or short break. Here are our top 4 things to do in the area! 1. Snowdon Summit - Llanberis Path Location: … Continue reading A short break in Snowdonia
Climbing Snowdon for the first time, we decided to take the Llanberis path. According to many websites, this path is the easiest. However, it is still a mighty 9 miles in total (there and back) on mixed-terrain which can still be quite challenging! As well as this path there are 5 other routes you can… Continue reading An introduction to Snowdon – Llanberis Path
This weekends trip took me to the Isle of Wight! Despite the horrendously early wake up call (5.45!) we made our way to Portsmouth to catch our ferry. We traveled by car but traveling on foot is just as easy with buses, train-links and a foot ferry from Portsmouth. Feeling more adventurous? Try out the… Continue reading 48 hours in the Isle of Wight
Located on the western edge of Dartmoor National Park, Lydford Gorge is the deepest Gorge in the South West. And of course, it wouldn't be a British holiday without a bit of rain! But in this case, it created one of the most spectacular sights of the trip; as the water from the Lyd River… Continue reading Exploring Lydford Gorge, Devon
Hello everyone! It's been a long while since I have written a blog post due to the full time graphic design job taking over; but I am back and have just released a new range of greetings cards on Etsy! Check them out at katielizdesign.etsy.com Introducing Lena the lemur! For my range of greetings cards,… Continue reading My new range of greeting cards!
I have recently come back from an eventful week of hiking and exploring in the northernmost county of England: Northumberland. Staying near the county town of Alnwick, we were only half an hour away from the thriving and growing city of Newcastle yet still accessible to the beautiful nature havens and areas of historical significance… Continue reading Exploring Northumberland
After what feels like a long few months of Winter, the sunshine finally makes an appearance as we turn our clocks forward for British Summertime. Today we ventured to Greys Court to visit the Tudor house and its idyllic grounds that are sprinkled with colourful spring flowers. In 1937, Sir Felix Brunner bought this house… Continue reading Spring awakens at Grey’s Court, Henley-on-Thames