Rowing On The Stour

Ever wondered how easy it is to row a boat? It's not. Paddle coordination and stroke symmetry are not easily mastered. With the recent weather we decided to take a row boat out on the river Stour. There is a company in Wimbourne Dream Boats, that hire out the boats (weather permitted) for about £15 an [...]

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A La Ronde

What can I say about A La Ronde? It has to be one of the most unusual places I've visited, also one of the smallest National Trust locations. The whole house is filled with cabinets and bookcases stuffed full with shells, they are everywhere! Also the house is quite unique in that it has 16 [...]

Lydford Gorge

On Easter Sunday we took a trip down to Lydford Gorge, turns out its further than we thought but well worth the drive. Lydford Gorge at the National Trust We were forced into the 'long' 3 mile circular walk as the Trust are carrying out repairs on a bridge. This was actually a good thing [...]