Greetings Fellow Adventurers! What a fantastic day - for the first time since January, my wife Alli and I finally had a chance to visit a Castle!!! We took a trip to Kenilworth in Warwickshire, partly just for the hell of it, and partly to scout out what 'social distancing' measures were in place. It… Continue reading We went to a CASTLE!!!!!!!!!!!
Greetings Fellow Adventurers! Back in the Autumn we found ourselves in major need of a a castle fix, so we took a trip down to Goodrich near Ross-on-Wye to visit one of our favourites. The trip was a lot of fun, the drive down through the Cotswolds is always beautiful and after the two hours… Continue reading A Visit to Goodrich Castle
Greetings Fellow Adventurers! What with one thing and another, we’ve not had the chance to take Ratty out for an adventure drive over the summer, but thankfully last Saturday we were able to change that. Heading south, we visited Portchester Castle (near Portsmouth) followed by a few hours at Stokes bay near Gosport. Our last… Continue reading A Day by the Sea
Greetings Fellow Adventurers! It was a very (very) windy day in March when we took the Ratmobile for a jaunt down to Wiltshire, in order to visit the stunning castle and hillfort of Old Sarum. On the way down we stopped at a garden centre for a much needed break from the driving (I was… Continue reading A Trip to Old Sarum
Greetings fellow Adventurers! If there’s one place we Templetons love to visit, it’s woodland, especially if it’s a forest. There’s something magical about wandering under the branches of trees, with the subdued quiet and the light filtering through the leaves - it makes you feel you could be at any point in time. Savernake Forest,… Continue reading A walk in the woods – Savernake Forest.
Greetings Fellow Adventurers! Owing to the poor weather over the last few weeks that stopped us from getting out, we were all suffering from a fair bit of cabin fever. Thankfully the sunny weather last weekend allowed us to escape the house and head south to Hampshire and more specifically – Portchester Castle. Ratty outside… Continue reading Portchester Castle and Stokes Bay