In Search of the Devil’s Pulpit – Part One

The Devil's Pulpit

I am in Brockweir in Gloucestershire and I am am seeking out a famous viewpoint up in the the Wye Valley. The Devil’s Pulpit is a rocky limestone outcrop and scenic viewpoint located in the Forest of Dean District of Gloucestershire, England, within the Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It is known for …

The Success of English Wine Making in Kent

I am searching for English Wine Kent in today’s video. Publicity lady, Vikki Eames, escorts me around Biddenden Vineyard explaining the wine maker’s remarkable achievements and curious past. Originally home to a 40 acre apple orchard, the Barnes family started to consider diversifying the farm in the late 1960s as apple prices began to decline. …

What’s so special about West Grinstead’s Parish church?

The Bald Explorer meets up with Richard Verrall, local farmer and bell ringer, to explore the fascinating parish church of West Grinstead in West Sussex. St George’s Church was first built circa 1100 AD and is the Anglican place of worship, and the Church of England parish church. It lies close to the river Adur …

Exploring the Warningcamp Auxiliary Hideout

The Secret Hole

The Auxiliary Units or GHQ Auxiliary Units were specially trained, highly secret units created by the United Kingdom government during the Second World War, with the aim using irregular warfare to help combat any invasion of the United Kingdom by Nazi Germany, which the Germans codenamed Operation Sea Lion. I am off with Brian Drury …