Category Archives: Days Out & Holidays

Our Visit to Old Bolsover Castle & Cundy House

We’re enjoying our second year of English Heritage membership. Membership for two adults, with L free, is £31 in Tesco Clubcard Vouchers. So it is next to no money. L loves castles, English Heritage have a lot. It’s free days out for a year.Bolsover Castle

I’m trying to write about all the properties we visit using our membership. What I liked, didn’t like, share some pictures. We more than made our money back on the membership last year and this, so I am very happy it is good value for money.

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Our Visit to Old Wardour Castle

We’re enjoying our second year of English Heritage membership. Membership for two adults, with L free, is £31 in Tesco Clubcard Vouchers. So it is next to no money. L loves castles, English Heritage have a lot. It’s free days out for a year.Old Wardour Castle

I’m trying to write about all the properties we visit using our membership. What I liked, didn’t like, share some pictures. We more than made our money back on the membership last year and this, so I am very happy it is good value for money.

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PrimEVIL 2018

PrimEVIL launched their 17 nights of Terror last night but husb was lucky enough to get a sneak peak of the haunts Thursday evening. I could have gone as well, but being the lovely wife I am I said he could take a friend. I was way too scared to go myself. PrimEVIL 2018 Continue reading PrimEVIL 2018

Bowling House Norwich

Last weekend we took L to Bowling House in Norwich for a little treat. It may or may not have escaped your attention but L started school in September. I have not been handling it well! I was given plenty of advice from plenty of people but the one thing that stuck with me was from a friend of mine who simply said, make sure you have some nice things planned. Bowling House Norwich Continue reading Bowling House Norwich

Our Visit to Launceston Castle

We’re enjoying our second year of English Heritage membership. Membership for two adults, with L free, is £31 in Tesco Clubcard Vouchers. So it is next to no money. L loves castles, English Heritage have a lot. It’s free days out for a year.Launceston Castle

I’m trying to write about all the properties we visit using our membership. What I liked, didn’t like, share some pictures. We more than made our money back on the membership last year and this, so I am very happy it is good value for money.

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Our Day at Holywell Bay Fun Park & Goodbye

Well this has review has been a while coming, mainly because I just didn’t know where to start. During our stay at Trevornick we spent a whole day at Holywell Bay Fun Park which was right next door. Since we visited they have made the decision to close the park, which is sad, but as we spent a whole day there I still thought I’d share it with you.

Holywell Bay Fun Park
I lost track of how many time we went on the Star Cars

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Our Visit to Tintagel Castle

We’re enjoying our second year of English Heritage membership. Membership for two adults, with L free, is £31 in Tesco Clubcard Vouchers. So it is next to no money. L loves castles, English Heritage have a lot. It’s free days out for a year.Tintagel Castle

I’m trying to write about all the properties we visit using our membership. What I liked, didn’t like, share some pictures. We more than made our money back on the membership last year and this, so I am very happy it is good value for money.

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Celebrating on The Broads with Herbert Woods

A couple of weeks ago we did one of my favourite things, spent the day out on The Broads in a Picnic Boat from Herbert Woods. Hiring a boat on The Broads is a Norfolk right of passage and the perfect way to celebrate anything, so when my Mother in Law asked for ideas to celebrate my Father in Law’s 65th Birthday I immediately thought of a boat.

Herbert Woods Picnic Boat
Potter Heigham is a great base

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Staying at Trevornick

We have just spent the Bank Holiday Weekend in a Eurotent at Trevornick. It was fabulous. The perfect break for me as I had been desperate to take the kid camping this summer and have wanted to return to Cornwall for years.

Trevornick
Holywell Bay Beach

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VW Whitenoise Festival

Last weekend L and I visited the beautiful Euston Park for the family friendly VW Whitenoise Festival .  VW Whitenoise

On the Sunday morning gates opened at 9am, though L and I didn’t arrive until around the 10.30ish mark. Saturday had been amazing on the weather front, Sunday not so much, but we weren’t planning on letting that be a problem. VW Whitenoise Continue reading VW Whitenoise Festival