Exploring Gloucester Cathedral and beyond

Exploring Gloucester Cathedral and beyond – AD gifted visit

I’m always up for a blogger meet up, especially if it means exploring somewhere new with my son.  I’ve been part of the TOTS100 blogger community for pretty much the entire time I’ve been blogging and when I was invited to a recent regional meet up in Gloucester Cathedral I decided it would be a…Continue reading Exploring Gloucester Cathedral and beyond – AD gifted visit

Exploring Lodge Park

Exploring Lodge Park

When we visited Newark Park last year we decided to make a quick stop on the way home to visit somewhere we’d seen signs for so many times over the years.  It was time to spend some time exploring Lodge Park in Gloucestershire.  In fact we were really glad we visited as we now have plans…Continue reading Exploring Lodge Park

Exploring Newark Park

Exploring Newark Park

When we were out and about during the half term holidays my son picked up leaflets as he always does. I normally then covertly put most of them back where they came from, but on this occasion, one made it home with us. My son is always eager to get another stamp in his National…Continue reading Exploring Newark Park

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 few years.  But there’s nothing…Continue reading Exploring Chedworth Roman Villa

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 Mummy?  That’s how our half…Continue reading Exploring a walk by the Cotswold Water Park

Exploring Hidcote for the first time

Exploring Hidcote for the first time

Each year I make a list of National Trust places that we’d like to explore and as my son gets older and copes with longer car journeys we have widened our horizons.  I’d wanted to visit Cotswold Lavender for a while, and realised that we could also tick another NT property off of our to…Continue reading Exploring Hidcote for the first time