Chirk Castle

Chirk Castle

Recently we celebrated Dave's (my husband) birthday. In our family, you get to choose a family day out on (or the nearest Saturday to) your birthday. Dave decided that he wanted to go to Chirk Castle. It was a very good decision! It was such a great place! The surrounding views are stunning! Unfortunately there [...]

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Escape to Fritton, Norfolk

Escape to Fritton, Norfolk

Last week the kids were on half term (one week school holiday),  so we took some time out and went to stay in a woodland lakeside lodge. It was a great autumn getaway! We found our accommodation on airbnb. It was a privately owned lodge in Fritton Lake Holiday Resort. Unfortunately we didn't find it [...]

5 Places to visit during Halloween Season in Cheshire

5 Places to visit during Halloween Season in Cheshire

Halloween is coming up and so is Half Term! So we thought we would share with you a few of our favourite places to go around Cheshire. They have some fun things going on over the Halloween season! 1. Malpas Pick your Pumpkins and Halloween Spooktacular We have been here for the 2 years and [...]

Scotland Road Trip Part 2 – Must See Places!

If you haven't read it already, go and check out Part 1 to see what we got up to previously. Driving from Perth to Nairn was full of stunning scenery. We couldn't get enough! It's difficult to do all the beauty justice as you're driving by, but I tried! You drive through Cairngorms National Park [...]

Can’t Touch…. Will Touch!?

This week we've had decorators in. They've been painting walls, ceilings, doors, skirting boards, window sills and stair banister. Nightmare! The house is upside down ....and there are a lot of things in wrong places! I'm looking forward to trying to return to the slightest bit of organisation that we had. Have you ever had [...]

Shugborough Estate – is it worth a visit?

If you have read any of our previous posts you'll know that we are National Trust members (in England). We have been members for the past 3 or 4 years now and still have so many places to see! We love it because wherever we go in the UK there is always somewhere that we [...]