Fresh air and a word search

Fresh air and a word search

When my son got back from his school residential last week it was clear that he was absolutely shattered.  We were meant to be joining a photo walk at Stowe on the Saturday morning, but I took one look at him on the Friday afternoon, and just knew that that… 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 Stowe Parkland

Exploring the Stowe Parkland

As you all know well, my son and I love visiting Stowe Landscape Gardens.  It’s one of our closest National Trust sites and somewhere we visit regularly.  On Christmas Eve we both needed some fresh air, so without even thinking about it, we put on our walking boots and headed… Continue reading »

Exploring the Christmas Carnival at Waddesdon Manor

Exploring the Christmas Carnival at Waddesdon Manor

From mid November onwards my diary just goes mad, not just with Christmas events, but also with my son’s birthday being in December too. I realised that even though we live close by, we weren’t going to be able to fit in time exploring the Christmas Carnival at Waddesdon Manor unless… Continue reading »

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 »

Enjoying Waddesdon Manor and the Manor Restaurant

Enjoying Waddesdon Manor and the Manor Restaurant

The weather was glorious again on Sunday and we were all set to grab some fresh air at one of our favourite places and I knew I wouldn’t have to come home and do the cooking afterwards.  Result!  We spent some time enjoying Waddesdon Manor and the Manor Restaurant. Waddesdon Manor… Continue reading »