Places of interest

Posts about places of interest, tourist attractions and things to do.




Visiting Amsterdam on King's Day 1
King’s Day (Koningsdag in Dutch) is public holiday in Amsterdam which is celebrated every year on April 27. Formerly known as Queen’s Day, it is an explosion of colour, noise and fun taking over the Dutch capital. Streets bustling with people and orange as far as the eye can see […]

Visiting Amsterdam on King’s Day



A Pendle Hill walk 4
Pendle Hill dominates the East Lancashire skyline and, standing at 1,835 ft, it’s visible from the surrounding area. It’s known for its links to the Witch Trials of 1612, and is a beautiful spot for a day trip. It’s a hill I’ve climbed once before (probably about six years ago), but on […]

A spring walk up Pendle Hill