Another Sunday afternoon walk, walking along the Brampton Valley Way. We are lucky to have a disused railway line nearby, which has been turned into a linear Country Park. The ‘Brampton Valley Way‘ runs from Northampton to Market Harborough along the old track-bed. With a distance of 14 miles and two tunnels, it is […]
What to do on a sunny Sunday afternoon? What about an canal walk? One of our favourite walks is a canal-side walk on a sunny day. Canals are fairly accessible at most road bridges onto the towpath below. For this walk, we drove out to Whilton Locks, in Northamptonshire as we needed to visit the […]
Last summer, we stayed in north Pembrokeshire near Fishguard, a beautiful area and we quite fell in love with it. The hills, grass pastures, the Preseli Mountains and beautiful coast walks on the Pembrokeshire Coast overlooking the blue/green sea. You stand a good chance of seeing porpoises, seals and dolphins while walking on the coast paths. We discovered last year that the best time to visit Skomer is in June and July when the puffins are breeding. So we put it in our diaries to visit during a gap in the GCSE exams this summer.
April 2016, We are beginning to explore Purbeck now the better weather has arrived. We drop off one of our sons at a local South Coast university and duty done, we drive over to Studland via the wonderful Chain Ferry. On the drive down from the Midlands, we noticed that the further south we drove, […]