North Wales -Staycation, too much to do (part 2!)

Further antics in Wales Just a little further on from Llanfairfechan we saw some signs for Aberfalls. On a bit of a gloomy morning we set out to investigate. Following the signs we wiggled our way up the winding streets towards a bridge and a small carpark. Passing over this we continued to the larger […]

North Wales – Staycation, too much to do!

Llanfairfechan by the sea. Last Easter I decided to treat the family to a good old seaside holiday in Wales. As a child we were always darting through the tunnel from Liverpool to places like Llandudno, Criccieth or Anglesey. So I thought it was time I took the kids to see the beauty of North […]

Robbie Burns Birthplace – Alloway, Scotland

Robbie Burns Museum We were returning from our walk around Loch Doon, Scotland to visit see the Ospreys and decided to stop off in Alloway. My daughter loves poetry so the idea of a museum dedicated to Robbie Burns was a must see on our holiday. We were not disappointed. The first place that the […]

Culzean Castle – Ayrshire, Scotland

Exciting times at Culzean Castle So while staying the Brunston Castle Luxury Lodges in Dailly, Ayrshire we decided to go and investigate a local castle which had been renovated by Scottish Trust and National Trust. Set perfectly amidst forest and sea Culzean Castle had many, many exciting things for us to see.   We arrived […]

Scotland- Staycation, walks, nature and castles at their best

Dailly, Scotland – Our Summer Staycation This summer we decided to head up to Scotland for our Summer holidays. The weather had been so good in the UK that we felt going further North might help cool us down a little… we were not wrong! The evening of our arrival at Brunston Castle luxury lodges was […]

Days out on a Staycation – Sudbury Hall, Museum of Childhood

So much to do at Sudbury We got to the car park for Sudbury Hall very easily as it is just off the A50. Knowing that the car park was a bit of a walk away we got there just before it opened at 10am, there was plenty of space at this time. However I […]

Days Out on a Staycation – London TATE Modern

An amazing day out Finally we had the opportunity to investigate the inside of The TATE Modern this summer. The interesting architectural exterior meant that the inside had a lot to live up to. After the obligatory swing on the huge swings outside the TATE building, then the unfortunate but necessary bag search we entered […]

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