Wife carrying, cheese rolling, and bed racing are some of the strange sports occurring yearly around England. Then there’s sheep showjumping, bog snorkeling and Morris dancing. In the Knaresborough bed race, up to 90 teams of 6 competitors push a bed and rider around a punishing 2.4-mile route through the town’s steep streets before plunging into the… Continue reading England is home to bizarre sports.
Back in 1324, a statute under King Edward II allowed monarchs to claim whales, sturgeons, dolphins, and porpoises, also known as “fishes royal”. And it still stands today. So, if you find yourself fishing within three miles of England’s shoreline and accidentally catch one, you must first contact Buckingham Place and offer it to the… Continue reading The monarch owns all the dolphins and swans in the British waters.