If you go down to the Black Mountains today, you’re in for a big surprise. Most people will head straight for either imposing Llanthony Priory in its picturesque setting, or the nearby Church of St Issui at Partishow with its famous wall paintings. However, there is a hidden treasure of a…

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In the battle of e-reader versus book, I will choose book every single time. In my eyes, nothing can beat the thrill of the turn of the page. Books are things of beauty and creators of worlds, and e-readers just cannot compete with the untangible magic that the written word possesses.…

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Welcome back to the second part of my blog post about fabulous Saint Fagans – the UK’s first ever open-air museum, situated near Cardiff in Wales. The first blog post featured my personal favourites out of the wonderful collection of shops, industrial buildings and places of worship you can explore…

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Following on from my previous post about the best museum accounts to follow on Instagram, I wanted to write about the Welsh museum I would pick if I had to pick only one. It is, of course, Saint Fagans! St Fagans National Museum of History (or the artist formerly known as the Museum…

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This week’s History on Instagram post concentrates on the many fabulous museums we are lucky to have in this country. In the age of social media, we are now able to view treasures from these fabulous collections from the comfort of our own home – a real gift if you live in…

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