Enjoying a birthday with the Kent and East Sussex Railway

Happy New Year 2017

It’s a bit of a tradition that for Monkey’s birthday we always take him out for the day.  This has always involved trains, whether it be a trip to Thomasland or a day spent on a steam railway.  With his birthday being 10th December, we’ve pretty much always been able… Continue reading »

A tale of two castles in Kent – Deal Castle

A tale of two castles in Kent - Deal Castle

Last week I shared some memories from our trip to Walmer Castle in Kent with you, and this week I continue with a tale of two castles in Kent – Deal Castle.  The castle is a stones throw north of Walmer Castle on the Kent coast, and a visit to both castles… Continue reading »

Dover Castle – days out in Kent

Dover Castle

Back in October we stayed just outside Dover at the Park Resorts caravan site for a long weekend for Daddy P’s birthday.  I was actually born in Kent, but we moved to Surrey when I was small, and although I’ve had family in the north and east of the county, I’ve rarely… Continue reading »

National Memorial to the Few #CountryKids

National Memorial to the Few

When we visited Kent last October we found a few hidden gems to explore.  You may remember my recent post on the Louis Blériot Memorial where we learnt about the first Channel flight. Well today I’m sharing our visit to the National Memorial to the Few in Capel-le-Ferne, between Folkestone… Continue reading »