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… Continue reading »

Bushcrafting with Cotswold Adventures

Bushcrafting with Cotswold Adventures

We get to try some great things through the blog, and I’m always interested in experiences where both Monkey and I can come away having learned something new.  An email pinged into my inbox recently that really grabbed my attention and a date was set in my diary to try… Continue reading »

Wandering around the ruins of Hailes Abbey

Wandering around the ruins of Hailes Abbey

We took Daddy P to the Gloucestershire and Warwickshire railway last Sunday for his Fathers Day treat.  It’s well worth a visit if you are ever near in the Cheltenham area, and I’m sure I’ll be writing about it soon.  The weather behaved itself and we decided to make a slight detour… Continue reading »

Exploring Chastleton House

Exploring Chastleton House

Last Sunday we were in the Cotswolds to review a pub lunch and I was looking for somewhere to visit in the afternoon.  We’ve been to the area lots of times over the year but I was really looking for somewhere new to go.  Then the penny dropped, it was… Continue reading »

Forestry Commission fun at Westonbirt Arboretum #weloveforests

Forestry Commission fun at Westonbirt Arboretum

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… Continue reading »

Cotswold Farm Park with friends #CountryKids

Cotswold Farm Park with friends

Blogging has bought me many things over the last year and half, one of those being my friendship with Iona at Redpeffer.  We’ve met up a couple of times now with the kids and when she said they’d be camping down near Chipping Norton over the holiday, I formed a… Continue reading »