THIS MAP ROCKS!

The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Stone Roses, The Clash, Oasis, Tom Jones Chaz and Dave……the list goes on… and on. Great Britain has raised a few musical greats over the years and it’s also given them lots of great places to play including amazing music festivals and live music venues. This Strumpshaw, Tincleton & Giggleswick’s Great British Music Map covers a lot of music history from the well known to the slightly obscure. Read More THIS MAP ROCKS!

5 reasons why small hills are better than big mountains by Phoebe Smith

As Phoebe Smith’s new book comes out celebrating Britain’s little pint-size peaks, she tells us why sometimes when hiking, it’s all about the little things… Read More 5 reasons why small hills are better than big mountains by Phoebe Smith

Our 7 Favourite Bridges in Great Britain

Bridges are amazing. They get you from one side to another and keep your feet dry. At Stanfords we’ve spent many a lunch break weighing up the merits of a footbridge against those of a toll. So after much deliberation, allow us to present our favourite British bridges and where to find them.

By Greg Cotton Read More Our 7 Favourite Bridges in Great Britain

Mappy Monday- Marvellous Map of Great British Place Names

What’s in a name? Well lots of Bottoms as far as this map is concerned. There is Bushy Bottom, Great Bottom, Long Bottom, Breaky Bottom, Rough Grey Bottom, Burnt Bottom, Middleton Bottom, Charity Bottom, Puddington Bottom, Snail’s Bottom and Jolly’s Bottom to name just a few Bottoms. Read More Mappy Monday- Marvellous Map of Great British Place Names