Walking the Jane Eyre Trail

One of our new year’s resolutions is to take up hiking again so walking the Jane Eyre Trail was a perfect way to combine books and the great outdoors.  This 5.5 mile (8km) route created…

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A Flying Visit to Grimm & Co * A Magical Shop

If you’ve always wanted to shop in Diagon Alley but haven’t been able to find a portal to the wizarding world then you’ll be happy to hear that you can visit a real-life Apothecary to…

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Staying Overnight at Gladstone’s Library

We’ve always dreamed of staying overnight in a library so  Gladstone’s Library has been on our literary travel wishlist for a long time.  Founded by William Gladstone himself, Britain’s only Prime Ministerial library is situated…

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A Visit to the Magical House of MinaLima, London

If you’re a Harry Potter fan and you’re in London, you have to include the House of MinaLima – a townhouse devoted to Harry Potter design – at least once. It’s not easy to sum…

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Our Top 8 Literary Holiday Wishlist

As a bookish family, we like to tie a reading connection into our holidays where possible and love visiting the haunts of famous authors.  Here are our 8 dream literary destinations. 1. The Fairytale Route…

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