Browsing: On the Road

We put September’s “On the Road” column to the test! Once again, we explore the sights of Cornwall, including the Eden Project, St. Michael’s Mount and Land’s End, so that you can plan your perfect trip–and avoid all our mistakes.

Leisurely and Eclectic Under the Painters’ Sky For as close as East Anglia’s proximity is to London, the region remains often overlooked by American heritage travelers. Yet, the fascinating counties of Essex, Suffolk and Norfolk have a distinctive character and history, expressed in architecture and language, geography and custom. Follow a road rarely taken on this easy coastal adventure from the Thames to The Wash. East Through Essex to Southend DAY 1 From the M25 or central London, take the A31 east along the northern side of the Thames. Make for Southend-on-Sea where the river opens into the North Sea.…

Land of Poets, Peaks and Pencils The Lake District. For generations, walkers from all over the world have come to the hills and meres of northern England, for gentle hikes and strenuous hill climbs through this breathtaking landscape. It has inspired the Romantic poets and Beatrix Potter, and remains as pristine and unspoiled today. Protected by the National Trust and the National Park Service, the Lakes are as justly popular as they are beautiful. DAY 1 From Manchester to the Lakes Rail, air or auto to Manchester makes a beginning for this exploration of England’s northwestern county of…

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