Instead of another cramped plane ride, have an adventure and take the ferry from England to Spain. Brittany Ferries operates boats from Plymouth and Portsmouth to Bilbao and Santander in northern Spain.
Portugal’s Douro Valley is world famous as the place where the grapes for port wine are grown, it is most easily accessed with a car. However it is possible to explore some of this stunning region via public transit with a bit of creativity.
Burton-on-the-Water is a popular tourist destination. This charming little village sits on a river in the heart of the Cotswolds. Did you know you can stroll country paths to reach nearby villages too?