Sunday Drive/Walk: Brinklow Castle, Warwickshire

Greetings my Fellow Adventurers! It's been so long since I wrote one of my 'Sunday Drive' posts (May in fact) that I'd forgotten I was actually writing them! So I thought it was high time I resurrected the series - the idea being that they give me an outlet to share some of our shorter… Continue reading Sunday Drive/Walk: Brinklow Castle, Warwickshire

Welsh Castle Quest Day 11 – Up in the Mountains!

Greetings my fellow Adventurers! After completing another leg of our walk today, we took a drive up through the mountains of Snowdonia before going back to our cottage. As we drove further up the mountain road the gathering clouds opened in a torrential downpour that had me pulling on raincoat every time I wanted to… Continue reading Welsh Castle Quest Day 11 – Up in the Mountains!

Welsh Castle Quest Day 3 – Down by the Sea!

Greetings my fellow Adventurers! After yesterday's long walk, we spent a day exploring for a rest. We stopped off at a couple of historic monuments (more on those later) and then drove to a few stops up the coast. We had a closer look at the top of the Dee River again, and then Talacre… Continue reading Welsh Castle Quest Day 3 – Down by the Sea!

Quick Stop – Stoke Bruerne Canal and Museum

Greetings Fellow Adventurers! Last week my nautically-mad daughter did her GCSE work experience at the Canal Museum in Stoke Bruerne, Northamptonshire. Needing no excuse for a trip out and a walk, on Friday evening we set off in the Ratmobile pick her up after work, with the intention of taking advantage of the stunning weather… Continue reading Quick Stop – Stoke Bruerne Canal and Museum

An Easter Adventure in North Yorkshire – Day 2.

Welcome back! After the previous day's adventures we got out not so bright or early... In an attempt to avoid the bank holiday crowds heading to the seaside and the moors (Scarborough was due to be the busiest seaside town in England, apparently), we drove inland to the lovely little town of Richmond set halfway… Continue reading An Easter Adventure in North Yorkshire – Day 2.

A Tale of 3 1/2 Churches (and a Pub!)

Having been inspired by the interest in the post I wrote about going to church, last week's Sunday drive found us exploring some of the beautiful churches to be found in our local area. Red Car, blue sky, green grass, yellow flowers... lovely colours. Who'd have thought a few hours later it'd be snowing!  With… Continue reading A Tale of 3 1/2 Churches (and a Pub!)