The beautiful Newstead Abbey grounds is famous for the ancestral home of Lord Byron, a popular romantic poet of the era until his debts forced him to sell the house in 1817. The interior holds an extensive exhibit of Byronian mementoes which can still be seen today. Generations of Byron’s transformed the medieval abbey into a grand residence [Read more…]


Top 7 Ice-Cream Parlours in the East Midlands
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It’s nearly hitting 30 degrees here in the East Midlands so it’s time for beer gardens and an ice cream sundae! This is the UK’s longest summer on record since the 60’s so we need to make the most of it. Here, we’ve put together 7 of the best Ice Cream parlours where you can [Read more…]


This summer has been one of the hottest on record! Starting all the way back in April, we’ve seen cloudless skies, bright sunny days and only a few light showers. Although, finding the time to get outdoors and spend quality time with the family in this wonderful weather can sometimes be tricky, due the pressures [Read more…]


Music Festivals 2018
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All hail festival season. From house music to rock’n’roll, pop music to grime, r&b to funk. There’s nothing quite like it. If there could be a rule which everyone in their early 20’s should do, it’s no doubt experience a music festival. Not only does it reassure your faith in humanity but it might just change [Read more…]


Farm Parks in the East Midlands
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As Spring is among us, we’re going to want a lot of activities to keep the kids happy over the Easter Holidays and the weekends, so here we’ve lined up some of the best and most exciting Farm Parks in the East Midlands. Farm Parks are great family days out, plenty of fun and involve cute [Read more…]


Gardening Events in the Midlands
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Spring has only just begun and we are already seeing plenty of nature filled gardening events happening in the Midlands! Here listed are some of the most delightful and refreshing days out including some immaculate displays of flowers and wide spread, stunningly-kept gardens. Watch out for more events, promotions, blogs, deals and competitions here!


Top 10 Garden Centres in Leicester
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Garden centres aren’t just good places to get new plants, trees and garden accessories for the warmer months. They’re also great for aquatics, pets and days out with the family! It’s often you’ll find calm cafe’s and a huge selection when it comes to finding what you’re looking for when visiting a garden centre. And [Read more…]


Garden centres aren’t just good places to get new plants, trees and garden accessories for the warmer months. They’re also great for aquatics, pets and days out with the family! It’s often you’ll find calm cafe’s and a huge selection of high-quality products when it comes to visiting a garden centre. And as it’s officially [Read more…]