Interesting Facts From Around The UK

Tales from the Travelling Mulberry – every destination has a story to tell. It’s time to explore…
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Margate, Turner, and the infamous Mrs Booth…

 

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Morecambe Bay and the 500yr old Royal guide…
 
 
 

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Brighton and the famous “shampooing” doctor…

 

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Exeter, where every King must have his castle, even if they aren’t invited…

 

 

Edward Wooward in a Congregation of Ghosts, as Rev. Densham
Myths, Mysteries and Murder on the Moor, Bodmin, Cornwall…

 

 

 

Pilchards, pints and henchmen on Burgh Island, Devon…

 

 

 

A very different kind of Village People at The Prisoner’s Portmeirion…

 

 

 

Pirates in Penzance – the truth is stranger than fiction...

 
 

 

An ulcer, a fugitive, and some seriously sinister steps made history in Broadstairs…

 

 

 

Robert Louis Stevenson and Edinburgh’s real Jekyll and Hyde…

 

 

 

Wake up and smell the coffee in Clerkenwell – but hope for a better cup in life than William Hogarth’s father…

 

 

 

It’s hard not to feel bullish in Birmingham, the city that once had more canal miles than Venice!

 
 

 

Hastings has art that’ll catch your eye – if only poor King Harold had had the chance to see it…

 

 

 

Rye is the real Tilling , and, following Lucia’s ‘frightful revivification’ it became utterly thrilling …

 

 

 

The sleepy market town of Swaffham s today, but its two most famous sons made their names finding great treasure…

 

 

Islands in the stream – how an island with a ‘bridge over the Atlantic’ has made a family’s dream come true.

 

 

 

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