Adventures

An Afternoon at St Nectan’s Glen

Anyone who gets to know us as a family quickly realises that Bude in North Cornwall is our happy place. We visit every year without fail and it never gets old.  Our week-long trip is usually filled with a variety of favourite excursions: windswept walks along the beach, digging our toes into the sand, jumping…

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A Family Holiday In Bude (Part 1)

Every year, we have a week-long family holiday in Bude in North Cornwall.  (You can read all about last year’s holiday here).  We were due to go in May half term this year, but by the time January came around it felt like far too far away and so we decided to bring it forwards…

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Adventures at Croome

“It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold: when it is summer in the light and winter in the shade” ~ Charles Dickens Last week we had a completely unexpected day of sunshine and warmth after what has felt like weeks of snow, rain, wind and…

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Winter At Trentham Gardens: A Garden For All Seasons

Back in half term at the end of February, the girls and I spent a winter afternoon together at Trentham Gardens.  It’s one of our favourite places to visit and we hadn’t been for absolutely ages.  In fact, we hadn’t really been anywhere for months thanks to weekends being taken up with other activities (such…

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Half Term Adventures

I absolutely love having my girls home from school for the holidays.  Relaxed mornings, no schedule to stick to and the chance to spend some quality time together. February half term can be a bit of a tricky one to know what to do with though: there isn’t the excitement of all the festivities to…

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