Nestled in the heart of Yorkshire, Harrogate is the ideal place to go for a weekend of relaxation, or an afternoon of retail therapy. This picturesque spa town was popular among Edwardian and Victorian high society and has continued to be a top tourist spot ever since. I recently visited the town for a couple… Continue reading A Day Out in Harrogate
Just a short train ride from both York and Hull, Beverley is the perfect escape from the bustling city. The historic market town is full of cute cobbled streets, yummy eateries and tonnes of character. I’ve rounded up some of the best bits of Beverley, from the cultural hotspots to traditional sweet shops and quirky pubs.… Continue reading A Day Out in Beverley
An autumn walk with my family was just what I needed to get my head back in gear and refresh my brain.
Suffragette hit cinemas this October and being a feminist and a history undergrad I could not wait to see it! Despite missing 10 minutes at the beginning due to a mix up with the listings my housemates and I got sucked into the film very quickly and I’m pretty sure there was not a dry… Continue reading If you do one thing this month: Go see Suffragette
Hull Street Life Museum of Transport is situated in the Museum Quarter of Hull and contains various transporting wonders from late 19th-century horse-drawn carriages to the 1970’s chopper. Transport museums always produce images of boring museums with train after train after train with a bunch of ‘anoraky’ people stood around who know every last detail about each… Continue reading Hull Street Life Museum 2014
I recently visited the Beamish Museum with my parents and boyfriend and so I thought I’d share the experience! Being a history student and lover of history I may have a biased and positive opinion on history museums than the average person. However, Beamish is a lot different from the normal, dull, information-overload types you sometimes… Continue reading Beamish Museum 2014
Pictures from my recent visit to York Castle Museum in York. I really love York Castle Museum, it gives a real “feel” of the past as you literally look into the windows of old shops and living rooms. It’s really great for those who love history, as well as those who have had no previous… Continue reading York Castle Museum 2014