Category Archive: National Trust

Zara Phillips Rides High Kingdom at London 2012

Zara Phillips, the granddaughter of the Queen and daughter of Princess Anne, is competing today in the Olympics. Ms Phillips is riding her horse, High Kingdom, in both the individual and team dressage… Continue reading

Welcome to the Hell’s Mouth

Gwithian, in West Cornwall, not only boasts miles of perfect golden sands but also miles of spectacular cliff-top walks, too. The “jewel in the crown” of this area’s coastal beauty is Hell’s Mouth cove; a… Continue reading

Red Kites: You Can’t Keep a Good Raptor Down

Red Kite After a lazy start to the day, I was having breakfast in a rather noncommittal manner late one Saturday morning. Just as I thought that the most dramatic moment of the morning would… Continue reading

Little Moreton Hall: A Quirky Kind of Paradise

In rural Cheshire there is a wonderful, albeit slightly psychedelic, slice of heaven. The quirky and topsy-turvy 15th century timber manor house of the de Moreton family is as fascinating as it is… Continue reading

The Classical Association 2011: Go Team Durham!

So this year the Class Ass (as it is affectionately known) visited us at Durham. It’s a global conference held in a different university around the UK every year, and this year we… Continue reading