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United Kingdom: Mining museum will touch your heart

By Paul Knowles

Morwellham Quay portrays an important -- if uncomfortable -- era in English history; the site is saved by new owners.

United Kingdom: An ox, fit for a Queen

By Paul Knowles

An enjoyable, whimsical, off-the-beaten-track visit in Salisbury; less fun for the ox, though. (Shown: part of the Guild Hall's silver display, with the room set for a special event).

United Kingdom: Carry on, Cuthbert

By Paul Knowles

Dead or alive, St. Cuthbert was known for his travels. Visitors to North-East England will find great adventure in following in his footsteps... or the trail of his casket. (Photo: Lindisfarne Priory, on Cuthbert's "Holy Island")

United Kingdom: Nearly in Narnia

By Paul Knowles

Tracing the footsteps of C.S. Lewis at his home, his college, and his church, all Oxford, England. (Pictured is The Kilns, his home.)

United Kingdom: British sites haunted by literary giants

By Paul Knowles
In the homes of Rudyard Kipling, Vita Sackville-West, or Sir Walter Scott, you will feel their presence... but it's tough to get an autograph. (Photo: Bateman's, home of Rudyard Kipling; Nancy Knowles photo).

United Kingdom: A day with Winston Churchill

By Paul Knowles
Churchill's home, Chartwell, is alive with the spirit of Winston, himself. The great man is everywhere - in his studio, his breakfast room, and his gardens.

United Kingdom: Fabulous Fowey

By Paul Knowles. Photography by Nancy Knowles.
The best travel advice: stop travelling for a day or two.

United Kingdom: There's everything an anglophile could want, in Rye

By Paul Knowles. Photos by Nancy Knowles.
It could be argued that there are two types of touristy towns in the United Kingdom. There are those that make fine "base camps" for explorations of the areas around them, and then there those that invite the traveller to leave the car in the parking lot, and spend several days simply savouring the community itself.

United Kingdom: An exquisite collection of destination hotels

By Paul Knowles
You can check out any time you like, but you won't want to leave.

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