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Holiday 2022: Old Wardour Castle

Our final stop on our summer holiday was Old Wardour Castle. This was another English Heritage attraction so the entry was covered by our membership. I was very excited to learn that this castle had featured in Robin Hood Prince of Thieves as his home! There were interactive signs dotted around the castle which are […]

Holiday 2022: Babbacombe Model Village and Oddicombe Beach

Our second day in Torquay began with a visit to Babbacombe Model Village.  Tickets cost £61 for all five of us. This was an incredible place to visit and we were the first to arrive so it wasn’t too busy for the first hour. I loved all of the detail included in the model scenes. […]

Holiday 2022: Tintagel Castle, Merlin’s Cave and Launceston

Our English Heritage membership covered two of our visits on this day. We started with Tintagel Castle which is a huge sprawling landmark all over a cliff. Its history is linked to the legend of King Arthur. There was lots to explore and the kids enjoyed following our progress on the map. We clambered down […]

Holiday 2022: Torquay: Kents Cavern and Dinosaur World

Our first of two trips to Torquay saw us exploring the prehistory of the region. We began in Kents Cavern which is a truly humbling experience as we learn about the origins of humanity. The cavern is beautiful but difficult to photograph!   The total cost for the five of us was £67. We had […]

Holiday 2022: Truro Cathedral, Land’s End and St Ives

We did a lot of driving on this day! We broke up the journey with a stop off at Truro Cathedral. This is free to enter and a magnificent building. One of my favourite parts of the cathedral was the Robartes Memorial which is actually 250 years older than the building itself! It was moved […]