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 exploring Hazelborough Wood with them…Continue reading Exploring Hazelborough Wood

Going in search of The Gruffalo's Child

Going in search of The Gruffalo’s Child #weloveforests

We spent a long weekend in Bristol last weekend to celebrate Daddy P hitting 50 on Monday. Having been stuck on the M4 on the way down, we really wanted to avoid a repeat on his birthday.  Going in search of The Gruffalo’s Child at Westonbirt Arboretum and trying out the STIHL Treetop walk seemed…Continue reading Going in search of The Gruffalo’s Child #weloveforests

A woodland walk and crafting session

A woodland walk and crafting session #weloveforests

Monkey and I were in need of some fresh air last Saturday.  We decided on a woodland walk and crafting session and headed off to the woods.  Monkey’s been asking me to make him a dream catcher for ages, so I suggested we incorporate a few of his favourite things into our design.  Armed with a bag…Continue reading A woodland walk and crafting session #weloveforests

A walk through Cardinham Woods in the rain

A walk through Cardinham Woods in the rain #weloveforests

When we were in Cornwall last year we saw Cardinham Woods from our steam train ride on the Bodmin and Wenford Railway.  We said then, that we really must visit the woods in the future.  So on our recent trip I’d pencilled in a day to do just that.  The weather hadn’t quite agreed with my plans…Continue reading A walk through Cardinham Woods in the rain #weloveforests

Gruffalo Teachers Pack from the Forestry Commission

Gruffalo Teacher’s Pack from the Forestry Commission

Monkey is going on a school trip to Salcey Forest today, to explore the Stick Man Trail. the weather threw a bit of a spanner in the arrangements as they should have gone yesterday. But fingers crossed for friendlier weather today so that he and his friends can have some fun. They have a Julia Donaldson theme…Continue reading Gruffalo Teacher’s Pack from the Forestry Commission

Forestry Commission fun at Westonbirt Arboretum

Forestry Commission fun at Westonbirt Arboretum #weloveforests

There’s nothing Monkey loves more than jumping around in muddy puddles, running through the trees and just being outdoor.  We love going on nature hunts and will walk for miles when we go off on an adventure.  With the autumn leaves looking at their most majestic at the moment we decided it was high time…Continue reading Forestry Commission fun at Westonbirt Arboretum #weloveforests