Destination: England with Hostelling International at Austin Westgate

Destination: England with Hostelling International at WestgateDo you dream of traveling to England? There’s so much to see and do: for example, what about visiting the Elgin Marbles at the British Museum, the Rothko Room at the Tate Modern, William Blake’s Illuminated books at the Victoria and Albert, Shakespeare performed at the Globe Theatre on the South Bank, hiking the Ridge Way or the new John Muir Way in Scotland, visiting Beatrix Potter’s Hill Top Farm in the Lake District, or Hatfield where Elizabeth I learned that she would be Queen of England, hearing Evensong at King’s College Chapel in Cambridge or watching the Sun rise at the Summer Solstice at Stonehenge. The list of possibilities goes on and on and on.If you are ready to cross the pond and visit England, Scotland or Wales, you won’t want to miss this Hostelling International class on Destination: England, September 10th at our Austin Westgate store at 7 pm. Joy Owen will discuss travel options to London and how to extend your trip into villages, towns and the countryside beyond the city and into Scotland and Wales, as well.

Joy Owen is a seasoned Anglo-adventurer and author. She has lived in and traveled to England and the British Isles since 1981. She has written articles for the Wainwright Society newsletter as well as online British e-zines. “My passion is England and my mission is to spread the love and share ideas with you for the vacation of a lifetime!”

Please join us at Westgate on Thursday, September 10th at 7 pm and take the first steps on a great adventure.

Photo courtesy of Nick Hess

Photo courtesy of Nick Hess