Watching me grow at Mottisfont, National Trust

Dear mummy, every year we make our annual pilgrimage to Mottisfont, Hampshire to see their wonderful rose gardens. We’ve been visiting for years since I was a baby. My mummy has loved watching me grow, just like the gardens at this National Trust property. Mottisfont is near Romsey in Hampshire. It’s an 18th-century home with a … More Watching me grow at Mottisfont, National Trust

A winter walk at Mount Stewart, National Trust

A winter walk at Mount Stewart, National Trust Dear Mummy, on our recent trip to Northern Ireland we headed outside Belfast to find an old National Trust estate called Mount Stewart. It’s an 18th-century property situated on the east shore of Strangford Lough (or Strangeford as my mummy calls it). It’s about 40 minutes from Belfast where we … More A winter walk at Mount Stewart, National Trust