Family, Kids, Travel, UK

FEATURED POST: Tips For Hiking With A Baby — Be Wild and Wander

I stumbled across this amazing article from "Be Wild and Wander" and I just had to share it! Don't let little legs hold you back - read how to continue reaching new heights with a toddler in tow! If you hadn’t already guessed, I love being outdoors. My husband and I (and our two cocker… Continue reading FEATURED POST: Tips For Hiking With A Baby — Be Wild and Wander

Travel, UK, Wiltshire

A Step Back In Time – Visiting Lacock Village

The picturesque village of Lacock is like something out of a fairytale. Perfectly preserved and lovingly lived in, you could be fooled in to believing that you have stepped on to a film set. Unsurprisingly, many productions have chosen film here on location, including Harry Potter, The Other Boleyn Girl and Downton Abbey. It's unspoilt… Continue reading A Step Back In Time – Visiting Lacock Village

Somerset, Travel, UK

A Brief Encounter with King Alfred

Before my visit, I had never heard of King Alfred's Tower, and having been there now it doesn't surprise me! It is in the middle of nowhere and has nothing there except the tower it's self. No coffee shop, no toilets, no gift shop, not even a real car park! All that is there is… Continue reading A Brief Encounter with King Alfred

Lifestyle, Travel, UK, Wiltshire

A Sunny Sunday in Stourhead

Another Sunday, another 'staycation', and this week we visited the stunning Stourhead House & Gardens. The 2,650 acre estate lies in the Wiltshire countryside, around 25 minutes drive south-west of Warminster. Gifted to the National Trust in 1946 by it's last named proprietor, Sir Henry Hugh Arthur Hoare, the property is steeped in history &… Continue reading A Sunny Sunday in Stourhead

Travel, UK, Wiltshire

Salisbury in the Summer

Salisbury has been in the headlines for all the wrong reasons recently, so my husband and I thought now would be the perfect time to write about it! In addition to being a wonderful place to spend a sunny afternoon, Joe went to college here years ago and it's been a place we've visited often… Continue reading Salisbury in the Summer

Bristol, Family, Travel, UK

A Day at the Zoo (Bristol Zoo to be precise)!

In a world where international travel is highly encouraged and 'cheap' travel is somewhat glamourized, it can be hard to resist the urge to splurge and get on the next plane to anywhere! Although this is painfully tempting, I believe you should stick within your means and learn to appreciate the opportunity for tourism on… Continue reading A Day at the Zoo (Bristol Zoo to be precise)!