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Holiday 2023 day 8: Boscobel House

We left the cottage early and reunited with Chas and Wurzel within the hour. I’m not sure who was more delighted to see the other! We headed back into England (past a rather nasty road accident) and drove to Boscobel House near Stafford. Boscobel House is an Englsih Heritage property and important for British history […]

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. […]

A quick visit to Titchfield Abbey

On my way to the Mary Rose Museum for the launch of their new 4D experience, I decided to pop in to Titchfield Abbey. It is an English Heritage site but free to visit. Parking is ¬£2 for non members but I didn’t see any kiosk or staff. There were a couple of other visitors […]

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 […]

Kenilworth Castle: fun in the sun!

What a spectacularly glorious bank holiday weekend and sooooo busy for us! Due to my vertigo, I was unable to drive myself to Manchester as planned for BlogOnX so I dragged my family along too! And I am so glad I did because we had an excellent time. We left home at 8am on Saturday […]