Faraway Lucy

Faraway Lucy is the undisputed master of making affordable travelling gloriously thrilling. From her base in the British Midlands, Lucy has managed to dig up some of the most enticing hidden gems of both the UK and the rest of Europe – and without having to break apart the piggy bank, too.

Travel Guides by Faraway Lucy

Herefordshire’s Most Picturesque Market Towns

Herefordshire is a county full of many charms: breathtaking countryside, scrumptious local produce and enough art, history and literature to satisfy even the greatest of culture vultures! From the literary towns of Hay-on-Wye and Ledbury to the vibrant county town of Hereford, here are Herefordshire’s most picturesque market towns and what you need to see… Read more

One Day in Shakespeare’s Birthplace: Exploring Stratford-upon-Avon

Stratford-upon-Avon, a medieval market town in the West Midlands, is world-renowned for one thing: being the 16th Century birthplace of William Shakespeare, possibly the most famous writer in the English language. Tourists from all over the world flock to Stratford-upon-Avon for history, quaint side streets, wonderful markets, open parklands, and walks along the River Avon…. Read more