Exploring Caen Hill Lock Flight

Exploring Caen Hill Lock Flight

As we left Lacock on a recent adventure, Daddy P mentioned a flight of locks that we’d all seen on an engineering programme recently was probably near by.  After a quick consultation with Google it appeared that we were only twenty minutes away, so we decided to have a little… Continue reading »

Exploring Lacock Abbey and beyond

Exploring Lacock Abbey and beyond

It’s sometimes difficult to get motivated to leave the house at this time of year.  But when the weather forecast tells me that it’s going to be dry and relatively mild, then I’m all for putting a plan in place and getting outdoors.  As is often the case, my National… Continue reading »

Visiting STEAM in Swindon – five years on

Visiting STEAM in Swindon

Little did I know in 2013 that my son would still be obsessed with steam railways and locomotives all these years later.  Towards the end of last year we decided to revisit somewhere we’d first explored when my son was just over three years old.  He couldn’t really remember our… Continue reading »

Having fun at Avebury

Having fun at Avebury

It has to be over 25 years since I last visited Avebury in Wiltshire.  Monkey’s godmum lives not too far away, and when we’d meet up earlier in the year, she’d suggested it as a meet up venue for us and the kids.  A date was set in the diary… Continue reading »

Our first geo cache experience #CountryKids

Our first geo cache experience

I’ve been meaning to try geo caching for ages and every time I read Fun as a Gran‘s weekly 365 post I kick myself again for still not having tried it. We were meeting up with a monkey’s god mum and her a daughter a few weeks ago and the… Continue reading »

Studley Grange #CountryKids

Studley Grange

It’s funny when you visit somewhere you’ve been before, go to look at the blog post, and realise your previous visit was pre-blog!  This happened following our recent visit to Studley Grange near Swindon.  We’d enjoyed our previous visit there, and arranged to meet an old friend and her little… Continue reading »