A circular walk around Thrupp

A circular walk around Thrupp

Towards the end of the half term holidays we were in need of some fresh air and a bit of exercise.  Although it was a bit chilly, the sun was shining and it seemed the perfect day to try out a circular walk around Thrupp, just outside Kidlington.  I’d bought… Continue reading »

Exploring the Buckingham Railway walk and beyond

Exploring the Buckingham Railway walk and beyond

Last Sunday I wasn’t feeling 100% but we all needed a little bit of fresh air, so we’d decided to head over to Stowe for an hour.  As we were driving along my OH mentioned he’d heard about a disused railway line walk close by.  That grabbed my son’s attention… Continue reading »

Exploring the beach at West Wittering

Exploring the beach at West Wittering

When you live pretty much in the middle of the country, a trip to the seaside at whatever time of year is a real treat.  I’ve always loved visiting out of season but we often head to the same places and we all agreed that we wanted a new seaside… 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 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 »

Tiger Cub hunting at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Tiger Cub hunting at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

It’s not a big secret that I live big cats just as much as my son loves giraffes.  Spending a day at a wildlife park or zoo is a perfect day out for us and something we do fairly regularly I guess.  Recently we returned to one of our absolute… Continue reading »