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Holiday 2023 day 6: Liverpool

After a day’s delay, we briefly returned over the border into England to visit Liverpool. The kids (ok, and us adults too!) were very excited to enter the city via a tunnel 🙂 Our first stop was the World Museum with exhibits from all over the world and periods of history. The museum is reflective […]

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 […]

The new Dive 4D experience at the Mary Rose Museum

On the evening of the 30th March I was lucky enough to be invited to the launch of the new Dive 4D experience at The Mary Rose Museum in Portsmouth. I first visited the Mary Rose in the late 1990s when I was doing my A Levels. At the time, the wreck was still constantly […]

Holiday 2022: Plymouth

On the third day of our holiday we visited Plymouth. Our first stop was the Mayflower Museum which cost £8 for a family ticket. In case you don’t know, The Mayflower was a ship that sailed to America in 1620 and the museum charts their voyage but also looks at the catastrophic effect of their […]

Holiday 2022: Lydford Castle, Museum of Dartmoor Life and Okehampton Castle

For our first full day of holiday, we started with the castle situated less than 5 minutes’ walk away from our holiday cottage. Lydford Castle is a cube shaped ruin dating from Norman times. Despite its name, the castle was in fact a prison and courthouse rather than a dwelling or fortification. We also popped […]