Improve the load time of WordPress website

The website I am working on is timing out on slow internet connections so I cam trying to improve the load times.  www.lindalouisehill.co.uk

I have taken necessary steps such as installing the following plugins and changing settings to improve cache settings although I am aware that with these installed have I made it worse.

WP-Optimize
P3 (Plugin Performance Profiler)
W3 Total Cache

I run a scan and found that Contact Form 7 was by far the most inefficient so perhaps I consider changing to another contact form that is faster?

I have also deleted all old blogs and content no longer required.

it is difficult to test my changes at the moment as my connection speeds are fine, I am aware that I am on basic Host Papa hosting too which will also have an impact on load times
Matthew EmeryHomeAsked:
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Shaun VermaakTechnical SpecialistCommented:
Do you test the speed while being logged out?
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Qian BaoDigital Media Specialist and Web DesignerCommented:
Check with your website host. Sometimes they are responsible for slow website.

Check this website for more tips on improving the performance of a WordPress site.
http://www.wpbeginner.com/wordpress-performance-speed/

One of the ways is called caching and it uses a plugin called WP Super Cache.
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Matthew EmeryHomeAuthor Commented:
Shaun, no I hadn't which I need to do and also noticed the website displays slightly different on my mobile phone and varying browsers so need to look at that.

Qian, some good point there, think I really need to consider investing a little more money into a faster host than I have too as even when on a very fast 4g connection my sites load slower than many other sites I visit.

I do have a caching plugin but not that one and not figured out all of the settings too so will go and look at that too.
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Matthew EmeryHomeAuthor Commented:
Thank you a few things I need to look.
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