Swaffham Swaffham is an attractive market town in the Breckland region of western Norfolk. There has been a settlement here since before the Romans, but Swaffham really grew in importance during the Middle Ages, as a centre of the wool trade. A striking 18th century market cross stands in the market place, surmounted by an… Read More


Stody Lodge Gardens At Stody Lodge a wonderful 20th century garden surrounds an attractive manor house. The gardens include formal azalea and rhodedendron collections, and a wide variety of mature trees. A quiet woodland walk leads to a Japanese Water Garden where you will find one of the largest plantings of azalea mollis in the… Read More


Mine Howe A mysterious underground chamber near Tankerness, Orkney, accessed by a steep flight of 29 steps. Mine Howe was built around 200 BC – 500 AD, but its use is uncertain. Go to Source Author:… Read More


Stalham Stalham is a popular market town on the edge of the Norfolk Broads National Park. The town was mentioned in the Domesday Book, and is located on the old Roman road from Caister. Go to Source Author:… Read More


South Creake A pretty village near Fakenham, South Creake has a wide village green through which runs the River Burn, and a large number of period buildings, including the 17th century Manor Farmhouse, and the former Black Swan pub, also 17th century. Go to Source Author:… Read More