Exploring Hever Castle

Exploring Hever Castle

When we were driving around Kent last month, visiting poorly relatives I spotted the sign for somewhere I’ve wanted to visit for years.  I’m not one for going out for lunch on Mother’s Day, I’d much rather go out for the day and visit somewhere new, in my opinion it makes for a far more…Continue reading Exploring Hever Castle

A quick stop at Ightham Mote

A quick stop at Ightham Mote

You may recall that we took Monkey to Kent for his birthday, back in December.  We’d spent some lovely time at Bodiam Castle on his birthday and then a wonderful morning exploring Scotney Castle.  We had one last moat to see before heading back to Oxfordshire.  We left Scotney and decided we could just about…Continue reading A quick stop at Ightham Mote

Exploring Scotney Castle

Exploring Scotney Castle

When I’d booked for us to stay in Kent for a couple of days for Monkey’s birthday, I was looking for places to visit on the Sunday on our way home.I’d watched the Sky Landscape Artist of the Year series on TV recently and fallen for one of the locations.  It also reminded me of…Continue reading Exploring Scotney Castle

Exploring Bodiam Castle

Exploring Bodiam Castle

You may recall that we visited Kent for a few days last month, for Monkey’s birthday.  We’d spent the morning of his birthday enjoying a steam train ride on the Kent and East Sussex Railway, had some lunch and I’d got an idea in mind for the afternoon.  Monkey has visited a number of castles…Continue reading Exploring Bodiam Castle

Happy New Year 2017

Enjoying a birthday with the Kent and East Sussex Railway

It’s a bit of a tradition that for Monkey’s birthday we always take him out for the day.  This has always involved trains, whether it be a trip to Thomasland or a day spent on a steam railway.  With his birthday being 10th December, we’ve pretty much always been able to factor in a visit…Continue reading Enjoying a birthday with the Kent and East Sussex Railway