Exploring the Lower Heyford Circular Walk

walk through field

The sun was shining on Sunday and we were in need of some fresh air.  I’ve been wanting to try another local walk for a while, that mixes trains and canals and it seemed the perfect day for it.  So off we set to spend a few hours exploring the… Continue reading »

Wisteria hunting at Greys Court

Wisteria hunting at Greys Court

We’ve had our National Trust membership for years and often plan in adventures around their properties.  Having the membership also means that we can pop in quickly somewhere on our way home without feeling that we’ve wasted money.  That’s exactly what happened when we went wisteria hunting at Greys Court… Continue reading »

Exploring Osterley Park

Exploring Osterley Park

I’ve wanted to spend time exploring Osterley Park for ages but we’ve never quite made it. down to West London to make that happen.  But when we were asked to review an aparthotel in Brentford, I realised that we would be staying so close it would be really silly not… Continue reading »

Exploring Hazelborough Wood

Exploring Hazelborough Wood

It’s always nice to discover somewhere new which is also close to home.  Over the Easter weekend we were catching up with my brother and SIL in Northamptonshire and they suggested going for a walk not far from where they live.  Bluebells had been spotted so we spent the afternoon… Continue reading »

Top UK Maritime museums to explore with kids

HMS Victory

As you are all well aware we do love our planes, trains and automobiles here.  But we also love ships of all shapes and sizes.  I have however realised that I’ve been a bit neglectful of actually writing up reviews for a number of our maritime related days out. So… Continue reading »

Discovering BRICKOSAURS at Marwell Zoo – AD invited to review

Discovering BRICKOSAURS at Marwell Zoo

I can’t think of a more perfect day out for us than one that involves, fresh air, animals and Lego.  We spent Tuesday discovering BRICKOSAURS at Marwell Zoo in Hampshire and even a slightly drizzly day couldn’t dampen our spirits. We really enjoy visits to Marwell Zoo, it’s very walkable… Continue reading »