Famous for its well-preserved 15th century frescoes, St Peter's is a fine example of later Gothic architecture. At the western end of the graveyard you'll find the tomb of Melchester naval hero Admiral Standfast. Having survived six major battles and three bouts of malaria, he was finally killed at the age of 58 by the jealous husband of his mistress, Lady Davina Cartwright.
Packing your holiday with fun activities doesn't have to put a heavy strain on your spending money. Here are some inspirational ideas for things to do that won't cost you a penny. Have a picnicMelchester has plenty of well-kept green space, including formal gardens, parks and recreation grounds. Enjoy an al fresco feas...Read More + To Itinerary
There are plenty of things to see and do in Melchester itself. But if you feel like a change of scene during your visit, why not get out and about and explore the local area? Head of Tourism Anne Smiley shares her thoughts on some cool places to go within a short drive time of the town. "We fancy an excursion. Any sugg...Read More + To Itinerary