Posts Tagged “days out”

Lightwater Valley: Our Day

By | August 13, 2013

Lightwater Valley, near Ripon, is less than 90 minutes drive from us but it’s not somewhere we’d visited, until a few weeks ago.  One warm Sunday morning, we packed our sandwiches and sun cream and set off. We arrived not long after the park opened and noticed that, despite it being a sunny weekend, it […]

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Those impromptu days out

By | June 17, 2013

Sometimes the best days are those totally spur-of-the-moment days out, where you go from being sat at home, wondering what to do, to being on your way in a matter of minutes. This happened to us this weekend.  It was Fathers Day and, while delivering my dad’s present, we were discussing with my parents whether […]

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Open Farm Sunday: Our Day

By | June 10, 2013

Yesterday was Open Farm Sunday, a day when over 350 farms opened their gates to the general public so we can all see what goes on behind the scenes and learn a little bit about farming. Although Open Farm Sunday has been going for a few years now, this was our first time to have […]

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Great Days Out: Rufford Abbey Country Park

By | September 8, 2011

There are a number of great outdoor places in our neck of the woods and Rufford Abbey Country Park is one of them.  It’s located off the A614 near Edwinstowe in Nottinghamshire, a mere 20 minute drive for us.  Despite it being literally on our doorstep we’ve never actually taken C there. This weekend, our […]

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Willow Tree Family Farm

By | June 30, 2010

Willow Tree Family Farm is a small farm park close to where we live.  We were introduced to it by our friends over the Easter weekend when they hosted an hourly easter egg hunt for the children, although M managed to get involved too. We’ve been back a couple of times since then as C […]

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