Abigail Willis’ blog about museums and galleries

Ceramic vase by Pablo Picasso, Soller, Mallorca

All Aboard for Art

The little wooden train that trundles over the Tramuntana mountains between Palma and Soller in Mallorca is one tourist excursion that is worth its ticket price. Now electrified, this narrow gauge railway line opened in 1912, and is no mean feat of engineering. The one hour journey takes passengers up 199 metres with an incline…

A Beauty in Bath

I’m a great believer that nice things come in small packages and if like me you enjoy museums that are more bijou than behemoth then a visit to the Holburne Museum in Bath beckons. The museum comes perfectly wrapped within a neat little Georgian villa, whose pediment’d and portico’d façade looks out over Great Pulteney…