Exploring Stowe House

Exploring Stowe House

As you know if you’re a long-term reader here, one of our favourite places to visit is Stowe Landscape Gardens.  It’s one of our nearest National Trust sites and somewhere we all enjoy spending time.  During the half term holidays we’d had a busy few days out on long distance… Continue reading »

Exploring Chedworth Roman Villa

Exploring Chedworth Roman Villa

I’ve always been interested in the Romans, Greeks and Egyptians and I cannot wait for my son to learn about each civilisation at school.  He briefly covered the Romans when he learnt about Pompeii last year and we’ve shown him lots of Roman artifacts in museum visits over the last… Continue reading »

Exploring a walk by the Cotswold Water Park

Exploring a walk by the Cotswold Water Park

I’m often known to download ideas for future adventures, put them somewhere safe and then forget about them.  Luckily my son was looking for something a few weeks ago and pulled out a map, he saw the mention of train tracks and thrust the paper into my hands.  What’s this… Continue reading »

Exploring Trentham Gardens

Exploring Trentham Gardens

I’ve been wanting to spend time exploring Trentham Gardens near Stoke for a few years, but the thought of the drive up the M6 has always held me back.  But I was determined that this year we’d get there, and by converting some of my Tesco clubcard points to days out… Continue reading »

Exploring the Great Brick Safari at Twycross Zoo (invited to review)

Exploring the Great Brick Safari at Twycross Zoo

On Saturday we got to have the perfect day out for us, one that involved Lego and wild animals.  What more can you ask for?  We got to spend time exploring the Great Brick Safari at Twycross Zoo which opened that day, and is now running until 7th January 2019. The… Continue reading »

Making memories on the Bluebell Railway

Making memories on the Bluebell Railway

As you all know my son has a December birthday and is mad about steam trains.  Since his second birthday we’ve always celebrated the date with a trip on a train, be it a Days out with Thomas or a Santa Special event.  He’s always loved it and we’ve travelled… Continue reading »