Do you know what the first animal in space was? Why did Halifax Bomber crews carry pigeons on WW2 night missions? And what was the name of the rabbit that actually flew on bomber missions from RAF Elvington in wartime? From the very first days of man made flight, animals have been flying in aircraft […]
Burwarton Show on 6 August is a traditional agricultural show and a fantastic day out in the wonderful South Shropshire countryside. This year they welcome back the Jamie Squibb Freestyle Motorcross display team with their daredevil stunts in the Main Ring complemented by the rush and dash of the Shetland Pony Grand National, every bit […]
The first Malpas Yesteryear Rally was held in 1972 and is now held annually on the second weekend after the August Bank Holiday.
The Birthplace of Sir Edward Elgar is a ‘Land of Hope and Glory’. Here Elgar’s creative genius was first nurtured. Wander through the lovingly tended cottage garden in view of his beloved Malvern Hills. Perhaps you will unlock your own genius here, whether that’s by spending time with family and friends exploring our exhibitions, playing […]
Are you looking for a family adventure this year? Take a trip on the Vale of Rheidol an Edwardian Steam Railway and enjoy 12 miles of some of the most breath-taking scenery in Mid Wales. Whether it’s a relaxing day out, family fun or a heart pumping trek around the waterfalls in Devil’s Bridge, the […]
Going Places is an award winning magazine, so if you are looking for great places to visit, family days out, weekends away just look inside our magazines. There is so much to see and do whether you just want a peaceful day, an action packed day, or a day to please the children. There is something […]
The Lake District, England’s largest National Park is now a World Heritage Site, home to Scafell Pike – its highest mountain, Wastwater – its deepest lake and thriving communities like Keswick and Bowness-on-Windermere. The area is also intimately associated with English literature of the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries. Thomas Gray was the first to […]