Lilla Stugan – a quaint little hideaway nestled amongst the apple trees, deep in the Worcestershire countryside. This was the setting for our most recent weekend away and another adventure with Canopy and Stars. This was our third Canopy and Stars experience after I received vouchers last Christmas. So far we have stayed in a Woodcutters hut, … More Lilla Stugan – Glamping amongst the apple trees.
Whilst down in the southern part of the UK on our summer holiday to the New Forest, we decided to dust off our English Heritage cards and take a drive to Hurst Castle. Situated on a long spit and the entrance to the Solent, it provides views of the Isle of Wight on a clear … More A visit to Hurst Castle – Perfect if you like shingle beach walks.
So this was my second visit to The New Forest and most definitely more memorable than the first time. I was only little when I got my first taste of the area and all I could remember was that it was known for New Forest ponies. That was it. I had completely forgotten that New … More The New Forest – A must for trail runners and pony lovers.
So with Autumn officially here and Summer now a distant memory, it’s time to reflect on our annual summer holiday. The last few years we have alternated between going abroad and a staycation in the UK. This year we opted to stay in the UK and after much discussion, we chose a week in The … More Exploring Moors Valley Country Park
On the 15th July, we travelled cross-country to the Shropshire hills. Our destination, Kinton Cloud-House. We had booked through Canopy and Stars on another weekend retreat. This time we had chosen to stay in a Yurt. I didn’t know much about Yurts, other than they looked like giant tents from a big top circus. I … More The Yurt Life….at Kinton Cloud House
Now to introduce you to an old favourite of mine. A place I visited when I was young on a family holiday. Its a strange place, a headland on the Kent coast called Dungeness. An area of low lying land consisting of mainly shingle, this place can be described as desolate and almost apocalyptic. Consisting of … More Exploring East Sussex: Dungeness
Whilst we were staying at The Woodcutters cottage, we visited several places of interest. Some were National Trust properties and some were places that I visited in my childhood. En route to Woodcutters, we stopped off at Scotney Castle. A stunningly, beautiful country house set in 770 acres. There is also the ruins of the … More Exploring East Sussex: Scotney Castle
Welcome back! So It has been six months since I last posted. As I told you in my last blog post, I had just enrolled on my second Open University module which has taken up practically all of my time. That is now finished and summers here along with lots of adventures. Just before my exam, … More Back to basics….At The Woodcutters Cottage
Well hello again! It’s been nearly a year since I last logged on. Shameful I know. My excuse? Too much going on in my life! All good things though, but that’s not really an excuse for not writing. So what have I been doing? Firstly, the main activity that has been taking up my time … More Goodbye 2015, Hello 2016
So we spent most of Sunday trying to decide do we or don’t we go for a walk? Usually we are quite prepared and decide the day before wether we are going to do a long walk. Unfortunately this winters weather hasn’t exactly been winter so we haven’t walked as much as we would have … More Keeping it local… The Hills and Holes