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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
A day at the stones of Stonehenge.
Scotland, Inveraray, Oban, Fort William and Ben Nevis.
Last weekend a storm system passed over while I was in the south Dorset area. During a day out myself and Emily managed to see some amazing weather as a result of the storm system. First stop Poole and the chain ferry. We decided not to travel on the ferry due to its wibblyness and [...]
While the mercury stayed low, we took a quick trip through the New Forest. Coming in from the Salisbury road at Ellingham, passing by the Red Shoot and then on toward the Boulderwood ornamental drive before leaving via the A35. A little before the Red Shoot is a car park on the right (Applewood) and just before that [...]