Stunning Staithes

So we’re finally into the year of the pandemic – 2020! When the world shut down and we all started to understand how precious, and fragile, were our perceived freedoms. But we still managed to squeeze in some travelling around the UK. In fact, being grounded meant it gives us a chance to explore theContinue reading “Stunning Staithes”

Gun powder, shell caves and detention cells

Carrying on our wet and windy tour of the lovely little Isles of Scilly. Here we take a tour of the defences of the Garrison on St Mary’s. They form one of the most remarkable and impressive coastal defence systems in England complete with tiny detention cell. There’s also a a sunken powder magazine, later calledContinue reading “Gun powder, shell caves and detention cells”

Flash back to the Scilly Isles

Just checking in and keeping the ole blog ticking along until the next trip! However I have found a real throw back trip to keep you going! I visited the glorious Scilly Isles way back in 2006 (hence the fresh faced look in the photos!) We stayed on St Mary’s, the largest of the islands.Continue reading “Flash back to the Scilly Isles”