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 the Magical – Grimm &…

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Staying Overnight at Gladstone’s Library

The library is currently closed due to Covid-19. Please check their website for the latest information. 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…

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A Visit to the Magical House of MinaLima – London

Note: The House of Minalima in London has now moved to 157 Wardour Street, Soho, London, W1F 8WQ, UK. This post explores the former premises at 26 Greek Street. Harry Potter fans have to visit The House of Minalima in…

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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 This German trail winds through…

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10 Handy Tips for Visiting the Hay on Wye Book Festival

Imagine a whole site dedicated to books – a programme filled with talks by your favourite authors, the biggest bookshop tent ever, deckchairs made for lounging, fresh food from all around the world…well that’s the Hay on Wye Book Festival…

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