Why Unicorn Birthday Parties Makes Us “Feel Good” & Refreshed

  Looking for something a bit different? Stablemates in Woodford Halse This year, for my daughters 5th Birthday party we fancied something a little different. We asked her what she would like, “A UNICORN PARTY!” was her reply. Okay, fair enough, that seems to be all the rage at the moment so why not, we … Continue reading “Why Unicorn Birthday Parties Makes Us “Feel Good” & Refreshed”

Packwood House – Most Magical Garden

Packwood House – Solihull Packwood Lane, Lapworth, B94 6AT , West Midlands, United Kingdom Lapworth B94 6AT A beautiful National Trust Tudor house with amazing gardens, well know for the Yew tree garden. Useful info Opening times – 9am – 5pm Check the website for latest info What to wear – Suitable clothing to view … Continue reading “Packwood House – Most Magical Garden”

Hadrian’s Wall Walk for Breast Cancer Now (Part 2)

  The Final Frontier From Hexham we got a lift back to Wall and continued our walk. We were tired, sore and achey but more determined than ever. We WILL do it! This walk seemed to be getting easier now that the hills were disappearing but so to was the wall. Today we got really … Continue reading “Hadrian’s Wall Walk for Breast Cancer Now (Part 2)”

Warwick Castle – Who’s Side are you on?

  WARWICK CASTLE – WAR OF THE ROSES INTRODUCTION & LOCATION World famous Warwick Castle is located in the centre of Warwick town, in the West Midlands area of the UK. Onsite parking is available, before you leave you will need to purchase a token from a parking machine. It cost us £6 for a … Continue reading “Warwick Castle – Who’s Side are you on?”

Hadrian’s Wall Walk for Breast Cancer Now (Part 1)

This is a diary of our walk across Hadrian’s wall, raising money for Breast Cancer Now. We had such a great time (in the end) raising money for charity and slept at some amazing places! The views were breathtaking and the area is steeped in history. Cumbria and Northumberland  are immense! My brother in-law kindly … Continue reading “Hadrian’s Wall Walk for Breast Cancer Now (Part 1)”

My First Ever Award – Blogger Recognition Award

2017 – What a year that has been Well, what a 1st year I’ve had becoming a blogger. Since starting in the summer of 2016 twists, turns and bumpy roads have ensued. I have written many blogs covering free days out, National trust days out, made a website and spent numerous hours building my brand. … Continue reading “My First Ever Award – Blogger Recognition Award”

Join our Hunt for the Snark in London – Discovering a Legend

  My Snark poem… Lewis Carol once wrote, that hunting for a Snark required soap? A slapdash crew set sail, to hunt for the mythical creature in this tale, Find out how the crew got on, by seeing their show and hearing their song! Side splitting fun awaits, all those whom walk through the Vaudeville … Continue reading “Join our Hunt for the Snark in London – Discovering a Legend”

History Museum in London is a Natural Choice

More Museums…. So much to see here. We went as part of my sons Birthday present. Read our London trip blog. It will be busy but just walk around taking in everything that you can. Explore every room. Split into zones, I have noted the kind of things you may expect to find. Please note … Continue reading “History Museum in London is a Natural Choice”

Public Transport – The Good, the Bad & the Ugly

Honest opinion? Well, okay then. British public transport PISSES me off! I have travelled on trains in France and Austria and I must say, they run with utmost proficiency. Like clockwork a train would arrive on time and then miraculously, leave on time. Perfection. Proof that it can be done and it costs LESS than … Continue reading “Public Transport – The Good, the Bad & the Ugly”

Top 20 National Trust Days Out – Become a member??

Discover the National Trust treasures! We became NT members during an Easter visit to Stow gardens in 2017 and  saved money instantly. We got FREE entry to the Easter egg hunt, FREE Parking and of course FREE admission to the house. We have always looked to make the most of our membership. Having now visited … Continue reading “Top 20 National Trust Days Out – Become a member??”