An Isle of Man short break makes for the perfect UK weekend away, or even a week, without travelling too far from home. If you take a trip across the water and visit one of Britain’s islands then it sort of feels like you’ve gone overseas anyway.
The first of my Isle of Man short breaks showed me that this little island in the Irish Sea is the perfect destination for a UK staycation. And that it’s not just for TT petrol heads. There are loads of things to do on the Isle of Man that don’t involve burning rubber.
Visiting Lavender fields in the UK has become a popular activity during June and July. There are lavender farms all over the UK in England Scotland and Wales. Read on to discover where they are plus how and when to visit these fragrant fields.
Lavender fields in the UK
Gin has long been my tipple of choice so I was delighted to find out this week that there’s a whole day devoted to everything gin. World Gin Day happens each year in June and began in 2009. Why did that take so long? There are hundreds of gin inspired events planned worldwide.
To help you celebrate World Gin Day, read on for ,my gin and tonic recipe and tips on how to make the perfect gin and tonic.