Category UK Towns & Cities

Sunday Photos – Leicester Square Statues, London

I have just visited Leicester Square in central London for the first time in ages and was amazed at the transformation. The square is most famous for red carpet movie premières and there is now a focal point to sit in the shadows of the flagship cinemas. There you can sit next to Paddington or […]

Christmas In London – Fortnum & Mason’s Window Display

Wilbur’s Travels pay the annual visit to view Fortnum & Mason’s famous Christmas window display in London

Safe Travels in 2021 – Staying Closer To Home (London & Manchester)

It is great news that we seem to be drawing a little closer to all being vaccinated against Covid-19. However, if you are like me, I will be cautious before I rush out and book any of the trips that I would love to make to far flung places. Luckily in the UK we have […]

Europe’s Christmas Markets – Fab Memories of Previous Years

A highlight of most years is to visit a Christmas market somewhere. There is honestly no better way to get into the festive spirit. This year a trip into London and watching dvds of Elf, Christmas Vacation & Wonderful Life will have to do the trick. Germany and Austria are considered as the homeland of […]

Bridges of Europe – Part Three, UK.

“It takes both sides to build a bridge.” Bath – Pulteney Bridge I mentioned that one of the two bridges in Europe that have shops on them is the Ponte Vecchio in Florence. Well you guessed it, the second is the one in the beautiful Roman city of Bath, now renowned also for its Georgian […]

Friday Photo – Tower Bridge, London

I have not been to London since February, despite only being 30-minutes away by train. I am now starting to miss the city including the oh so familiar walk across London Bridge into the City of London. The picture is a nice reminder.

Monday Morning Blues – Sidmouth, UK

I was in East Devon this weekend for my Dad’s birthday and ventured to Exmouth & Sidmouth yesterday. A grey day happily brightened up in the early evening.

Monday Morning Blues – Silent Pool, Surrey, UK

I visited the pretty pond that fills on old chalk quarry last week. Legend has it that a woodcutter’s daughter was surprised by a nobleman on a horse as she bathed in the pool. Having failed to lure her to the bank, he rode his horse into the water and caused the girl to move […]

Monday Morning Blues – Bosham Harbour, UK

This weeks’ Monday Morning Blues picture comes from my first sighting of sea since March. It comes from West Sussex near the city of Chichester. As for the town, it is home to a beautiful church. Holy Trinity is named in the Domesday Book and is depicted on the Bayeux Tapestry. Holy Trinity Church, Bosham, […]

Pembrokeshire Coast, Wales

Monday Morning Blues – Pembrokeshire Coast, Wales

It’s hard to believe that this photo is from the UK. I hope it helps to beat any Monday morning blues, even though it’s officially a bank holiday here.