England’s greatest fortress protects the realm from the white cliffs.
The grand tour of our home country
The industrial area south of Telford has 10 museums mostly celebrating Englands contribution to the Industrial Revolution. Many contain preserved factories or reconstructed workshops relating to coal, clay, brick, iron, tiles, pottery, but there is one that celebrates something significant… Read More ›
Probably the best outdoor museum in England, Blists Hill in the Ironbridge Gorge is a reconstructed Victorian Town where you can relive a typical day in shops, a pub, a working foundry, and even buy fish and chips old style.
Blists Hill is an open air museum representing a Victorian town, recreated and opened in 1973. Previously a thriving industrial area in the 1800s and 1900s with brickworks, blast furnaces, tile works and a clay mine, it has been created… Read More ›
A lovely museum with three perfectly preserved bottle kilns and workshops showing the working of a typical pottery during the Industrial Revolution. If you’ve read Arnold Bennett Anna of the Five Towns you must visit this place.
Our much planned tour of our own country begins with a day spent in The Potteries at the Gladstone Pottery Museum, Longton, Stoke on Trent. Postcard today, review tomorrow.
The perfect itinerary for an American tourist in England, a time travel from Neolithic to Roman, Medieval and present day.