For a long time one of Great Britain’s best kept secrets, when the activities of Bletchley Park were final revealed to all after it was declassified under the Official Secrets Act, a race was underway to restore the rapidly decaying huts where hundreds of men and women (mostly women) served relentlessly to decipher enemy messages which were to shorten the war significantly.
Many years later, and after many years of tireless restoration, the Park now stands to inform and commemorate many unsung heroes of the second world war.
Continue reading “REV IEW BLE TCH LEY PAR K…”
I don’t want to make a habit of reviewing the same places over and over again, but I’m making an exception in the case of Paradise Lake Lodges…
Continue reading “Review: Return To Paradise (Lake Lodges!)”
It’s a little late for Easter but if you are looking for a nice day out with the kids this summer you won’t go far wrong at Gulliver Land. Our grandkids just had the best day, which was part of a long weekend also pulling in our trip to the Harry Potter studio tour.
Maybe this short video will give you a taste of what’s in store for the little ones.
I just love that scene in the first film where he visits Diagon Alley for the first time with everyone recognising Harry. Continue reading “Video review : Warner Bros Tour”
Well, I never intended re-writing reviews but I’ve got two this month for you. The first is our recent visit to Holiday Inn Gatwick Airport, which I think deserves a mention due to a very nice renovation. Continue reading “Review: Holiday Inn Gatwick Update 2018”
Tucked on the A5 near Hockcliffe, the Red Wings Lodge Dunstable is a basic but friendly motel style hotel, reminiscent of travelodge, but with a few personal, friendly touches that probably elevate it slightly above the normal travelodge standard. Continue reading “Review: Red Wings Lodge, Dunstable”
Back in March (I know! Halfway through July already – I will be starting to plan the Christmas party video soon) we visited Brighton and the British Airways i360 experience. You can read the whole review here and now you can experience a little of it for yourself by watching our video review on our youtube channel: