A gingerbread fairytale at Waddesdon Manor, National Trust

Waddesdon Manor Gingerbread House

Dear mummy, before you were admitted to hospital we visited a wonderful place called Waddesdon Manor. As National Trust members we’ve exhausted all the properties around our local area so decided to venture further afield and into a different county. It’s a good 1hr 30mins … Continue reading

Ducks on Ice at The Vyne, National Trust

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Dear Mummy, this week saw us dust off our jackets and finally get some fresh air. There was a break in the rainy weather and we managed to get out for an afternoon to The Vyne, Basingstoke in Hampshire. The … Continue reading

The Twelve Days of Christmas at Mottisfont

The Twelve Days of Christmas at Mottisfont

Dear Mummy, we’re big fans of the National Trust, having been annual members now for four years. Mottisfont, near Romsey in Hampshire, is one of our favourite places to visit in the UK and every year they host wonderful Christmas events. … Continue reading

Walking with Giants at the Giants Causeway

Giant's Causeway Travel Review

Dear mummy, it’s not often that you get to see a natural wonder of the world and we were blessed recently to see The Giant’s Causeway. My Grandparents live in Northern Ireland and our family has a strong Irish connection … Continue reading

Watching me grow at Mottisfont, National Trust

Roses 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 … Continue reading

Summer is in the air!

Hinton Ampner

Dear Mummy, we’ve been basking in the sun this week and nursing summer colds. With a change in the temperature our noses are running, eyes are itching and sore throats are back, but that hasn’t stopped us enjoying the warm … Continue reading

Fairytales at Stourhead, National Trust

Dear Mummy, we’ve been meaning to visit this National Trust property for ages but have always been distracted by other attractions nearer to us. The weather has been pretty miserable recently too, but we woke up to dry weather last weekend … Continue reading

Funky Puddle Suits for kids!

Dear Mummy, now is the perfect time to invest in wet weather gear for children. We’re big fans of all-in-one puddle suits for kids! They are practical, can be folded away easily and great for families on the move. Presently … Continue reading

A very festive week

Our Christmas Tree

Dear mummy, what a week we’ve had! It’s great to have my folks back home from their travels in New York. We’ve been doing really festival things this week like putting up our Christmas Tree, reading some Christmas stories and … Continue reading

In the deep dark woods…

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In the deep dark woods… Dear Mummy it’s funny how some places just get better and better with age. The Vyne in Basingstoke is one of them. It’s a large National Trust estate. We’ve been many times before and each … Continue reading

My Autumn Adventures

Conker Monster

Dear mummy, we’ve had a hectic week and have been enjoying the last of the summer sun. We’ve visited The Vyne (National Trust) a couple of times and played in their walled garden with the tractors and garden toys. We’ve … Continue reading