Pluckley Village: Britain’s Most Haunted Village

Pluckley Village Ariel View

Reading Time: 6 minutes Where is Pluckley Village? The United Kingdom, with its long, tumultuous history, has no shortage of locales that are said to be haunted or steeped in mystery. From the ancient stone circles of Stonehenge to the eerie vaults of Edinburgh, there’s an array of sites that captivate the imagination of ghost hunters and paranormal enthusiasts. … Read more

Weyland’s Smithy Long Barrow

Weyland Smithy Long Barrow

Reading Time: 6 minutes Where is Weyland’s Smithy Long Barrow? The British Isles, with their millennia of diverse history, have been shaped by various groups of ancient peoples. From the arrival of the first modern humans around 30,000 years ago to the Celts, Romans, Anglo-Saxons, and Vikings, each civilisation has left its indelible mark on the landscape. The archaeological … Read more

Litlington White Horse

Litlington White Horse

Reading Time: 5 minutes Where is the Litlington White Horse A Picturesque Location in the British Countryside The Litlington White Horse is situated in East Sussex, in the South Downs National Park. This beautiful and tranquil location offers stunning views of the surrounding countryside. The site is in close proximity to other ancient sites, such as the Long Man … Read more

Dover Street Station (1906-1933)

Dover Street Station Entrance (Green Park)

Reading Time: 4 minutes Where is Dover Street Station? Welcome to Dover Street Station The London Underground is a labyrinthine network of tunnels, trains, and stations that have inspired fascination and frustration alike for over a century. As a self-proclaimed Underground enthusiast, it’s my pleasure to share with you the story of one of my favourite stops: Dover Street … Read more

York Road Station (1906-1932)

York Road Station

Reading Time: 4 minutes Where is York Road Underground Station? The London Underground and York Road Station Ah, the London Underground, or the Tube as it’s affectionately known. The world’s first underground railway, this marvel of engineering has been zipping Londoners and tourists alike around the city since 1863. But, amidst the hustle and bustle of daily commuting, there … Read more

City Road Station (1901-1922)

Original City Road Station Building in red brick.

Reading Time: 4 minutes Where is City Road Tube Station? A Love Letter to City Road Station Ah, the London Underground! A marvel of engineering and the beating heart of our beloved capital city. As a true Tube enthusiast, I never tire of sharing stories about its colourful past, and today, I’d like to shine a light on a … Read more

Leslie Green (1875-1908): Architect of the Underground

Reading Time: 5 minutes Where was Leslie Green born? Alright, I admit it. There is nothing about the Architect Leslie Green that that screams ‘Strange Britain’, but I noticed his name coming up again and again while writing about stations on the Tube, so I thought it only fitting that he be given his own article. Leslie Green: Architect … Read more

Stroud Green Station (1881-1954)

Reading Time: 4 minutes What is the location of Stroud Green Station? Introduction to the London Underground Ah, the London Underground – a world-famous marvel of transport engineering that connects the great city of London! It’s a place where millions of passengers, locals and tourists alike, travel daily. As an enthusiast of the Underground and its history, I can’t … Read more


Will-o'-the-wisp illustration of a light in a forest

Reading Time: 7 minutes Where has a Will-o’-the-Wisp been seen? This article from the East Anglian Daily Times details some of the history in folklore and literature of the strange lights seen around marshes and bogs across the UK. Will-o’-the-Wisp: The Mysterious Lights of British Mythology The United Kingdom has always been a land filled with fascinating folklore, legends, … Read more

South Kentish Town Station (1907-1924)

Reading Time: 5 minutes Where is South Kentish Town Station? A Love Affair with the London Underground Ah, the London Underground! Known affectionately as “the Tube” by locals and history buffs like myself, this subterranean transportation marvel has always been a subject of fascination. From its impressive 253-mile-long network to its role in London’s rich history, the Underground never … Read more