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2017

10/08/2017
Ideas and Activities

A Damp Day in Bath

It’s summer, it’s Britain, it’s raining.  Hardly an unusual combination, but this summer, Southgate in Bath is once again sporting it’s summer clothing of multicoloured umbrellas.  This year, the umbrellas are all flower patterned, the handles are green and it truly is a garden in the sky; the fake grass underneath helps with the garden illusion too.  Bath has a history of these sorts of installations, most memorably, the red, white and blue painted bicycles that were in the same location for the ‘Tour de Britain’ a couple of years... Read More

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Maps Worldwide

Maps Worldwide is on the move!  We were shortly be based in Devizes rather than Melksham, and under new management!  However we aim to offer the same great service and ultimately an even greater range of products on our new look website which we plan to launch later this year. Although we are saying Goodbye to Mapsareus, Joy (joyofmaps) will still be part of the new set up and she is looking forward to working with our new partners Guy’s Magnets.

Ideas and Activities

Lincoln

Following on from our stroll in uphill Lincoln we entered through the †14C Exchequer Gate into Minster Yard which is contained within the remains of its medieval gates and walls. Most of the houses are medieval and were built for the clergymen and associated workers who maintain the life of the cathedral. Facing the cathedral are […] via Lincoln’s Minster Yard — TRAVEL WORDS