It’s great to get out and about during the springtime, and there’s so much on offer at National Lottery funded heritage attractions. Fascinating history, beautiful landscapes, quirky museums… Here are seven reasons to visit this May.
Danielle Shortall loved growing up in Northern Ireland, and had always dreamt of a career in conservation. She was disappointed to discover a biological sciences degree and a wealth of hands-on volunteering experience wasn’t enough to secure paid employment.
250 years ago, on an abandoned patch of land near London’s Waterloo, showman, entrepreneur and equestrian rider Philip Astley drew out a circle in the ground and filled it with astounding physical acts. This spectacle was the world’s very first circus.