I was lucky to recently visit Castle Howard in North Yorkshire, and found the treasure house decorated for Christmas. Normally, I don’t like visiting houses when special events are on because…

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They say travel broadens the mind. But when you take an historical holiday you actually travel twice – both to a new country, and into the past. Everyone has a…

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I would go as far to say it would be criminal to visit Oxford without making a trip to nearby Blenheim Palace. The UNESCO World Heritage Site that is Blenheim…

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There is something utterly magical about Oxford. It’s simply jam-packed full of history. In fact, if you’re a history buff looking for a pretty city to explore, you could do…

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Earlier this year I made the decision to go – by myself – to the BBC History Weekend in York. I cannot stress how far outside my comfort zone this…

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