Exbury Gardens – Hampshire.,

June has to be England’s ‘best month’ for showcasing gardens at their best and Exbury did not disappoint. We chose the gardens and steam train combo ticket at just over £15 and waited for the first train to take us round a twenty minute loop which can not be otherwise walked. The guard hopped off […]

The Wetherspoon App

…..luxury can be defined any how you want it to be….whether it’s five star accommodation in a water bungalow in the Maldives or something that makes life that much easier …..and that’s how I see the Wetherspoon’s table App …making life easier. It’s simple, you find a table, log on to the free wifi, download the app […]

Wightlife Magazine by Wightlink

If you are travelling over to the Isle of Wight pick  up Wightlink’s complimentary magazine Wightlife. You can find them on the ferries  or at the terminals. I’ve had lots of ideas of things to do and places to stay from this mag when visiting or planning a visit to the island. Here are some of my favourite […]

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society

Watching the film of the same name on a Virgin Atlantic flight to Boston reminded me of a weekend trip to  Guernsey a couple of years ago. We travelled to Guernsey fairly effortlessly from Southampton Airport and within a couple of hours after leaving home we were walking on Channel Island soil. The heroine of the story makes a  trip from […]

Spinnaker Tower, Portsmouth

Rising 170 metres above Portsmouth Harbour Spinnaker Tower welcomes visitors to its observation decks to marvel at the harbour, Gosport waterfront, Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth city and beyond. All ages will enjoy this landmark whether it’s the thrill of abseiling down the tower, walking across the glass floor or just simply looking at the incredible 360 degree views. The Grey Traveller visited […]