Wild Northumbria and Bamburgh Castle!

Our journey from Durham to Bamburgh in Northumbria was straightforward; out of the city, onto the A1, head north but turn right before crossing into Scotland! It was about a mile outside the village of Bamburgh that this stunning view of the castle presented itself, provided I turn sharp right again into a field of … Continue reading Wild Northumbria and Bamburgh Castle!

Tour of England revitalised

Our Tour of England gets underway again today as we head to the extreme north of our little country for Yorkshire and Northumbria. As usual this is NOT a wine trip on this elongated tour, but rather based on Saxon and Medieval history and culture. We will be visiting such iconic places as Rievaulx Abbey, … Continue reading Tour of England revitalised