days out, English Heritage, families, gardens, Kent, lifestyle, museum, National Trust, travel

Penshurst Place, Kent

Anyone who knows me will know that my ideal day out will consist of 1 of 4 things: a beautiful building, a beautiful beach, beautiful countryside or a beautiful garden. Penhurst Place ticks two of those things...except it's not beautiful...it's stunning, glorious, magical - there's not enough words to describe it. Another place that has… Continue reading Penshurst Place, Kent

Bed and Breakfast, families, hampshire, New Forest, travel

Brickworth Farmhouse B & B

This week I decided on a spontaneous trip to the New Forest.  William and I go to the New Forest Show every year and I thought this year we'd make more of a trip of it. I booked Brickworth Farmhouse near the village of Whiteparish on the edge of the New Forest. You can book via… Continue reading Brickworth Farmhouse B & B

Architecture, days out, England, families, heritage, history, House History, Living History, museum, Sussex, travel, Travel Blog, Travelblogger, Weald and Downland, west sussex

Weald and Downland Museum, Singleton

I have been coming to the Weald and Downland Museum since I was a child  - I have fond memories of hot summer days in the 80's running in and out of the houses, imagining I lived in a Tudor Farmhouse and buying freshly ground flour from the Mill to make cakes and scones at… Continue reading Weald and Downland Museum, Singleton

days out, families, gardens, hampshire, travel

Harold Hillier Gardens

I have always admired the Hillier Garden at the Chelsea Flower Show  - they've won Gold medal for 72 years running, so they must be doing something right! Going to their gardens near Romsey in Hampshire has been on the list for sometime.  So despite the drizzle and wind William and I went there last… Continue reading Harold Hillier Gardens

Bed and Breakfast, hotels, travel, worcestershire

The Wood Norton Hotel, Evesham

Every year we go away for my birthday in July.  The last few years its been to my favourite place, Cornwall. But this year we opted for a few days somewhere different.  I booked The Wood Norton in Evesham last minute through Booking.com. It was the beautiful architecture that attracted me, as I have a… Continue reading The Wood Norton Hotel, Evesham