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Holiday 2023 day 3: Caernarfon and Anglesey

We struck out further afield on our next day of the holiday. Our first stop was Caernarfon Castle. It is a Cadw site so we had free entry with our English Heritage membership. There were plenty of spiral staircases, towering turrets and dark passageways to explore and admire. I liked the ‘wizard chess’ reminiscent of […]

Holiday 2023 day 2: Denbigh, Prestatyn and more!

After our long drive to Wales, we didn’t want to travel too far on our second day of holiday. We drove 10 minutes to Denbigh and began by exploring the castle. Our English Heritage membership gives free entry to Cadw sites and we certainly made use of our cards on this holiday! Next we wandered […]

Holiday 2023 day 1: Hailes Abbey, Witley Court, Stokesay Castle

We’ve just got back from holiday so it is time for me to start processing and appreciating the wonderful time we had! The first day was the only day I had actually planned out completely. We were traveling to Wales with the dogs who were staying at a kennel quite near to our holiday cottage. […]

Holiday 2019: heading south via Gretna Green and Carlisle

Gretna Green was our final place to visit in Scotland. World renowned for marriage elopement, I enjoyed the museum and the whole wedding atmosphere (a wedding party arrived and were getting ready in the car park while we were there). I particularly loved the wedding dresses depicted fashion through the ages. The soppy part of […]

Holiday 2019: Callendar Park, Kelpies, Bo’ness and Kinneil

I had high hopes for Callendar Park as it had excellent reviews but I was left a little disappointed. The atmosphere was somehow quite oppressive inside the house although there were things for the children to do such as dressing up and colouring. Many reviews had mentioned outdoor play activities but there was nothing. A […]