Boarding out a 1950s house loft

When I used to hear my mother muttering, ‘you can never have enough storage’, I used to simply think, well stop buying crap and you won’t need to horde it all. Oh how times have changed and naturally the art of not hording possessions is easy said then done! The Norfolk Explorers are not differentContinue reading “Boarding out a 1950s house loft”

Baconsthorpe Castle – Nr Holt – Norfolk

Today, the Norfolk Explorers found ourselves on the North Norfolk coast line, in a Little village located near the village of Holt. Baconsthorpe Castle is a lasting reminder of the grand Houses and castles that were dotted across the British landscape in centuries gone by. The village of Baconsthorpe is small and if you’d blinkContinue reading “Baconsthorpe Castle – Nr Holt – Norfolk”

Harrison’s Wood – Norwich – Norfolk

Located in the north-east of Norwich between the suburb of Sprowston and the village of Rackheath is the hidden gem of Harrison’s Wood. We stumbled on this one entirely by accident one afternoon whilst out for the weekly shop and instantly it was a hit with the family, becoming one of the first on ourContinue reading “Harrison’s Wood – Norwich – Norfolk”

Happisburgh – North Norfolk

Famous for its iconic red and white striped light house, the village of Happisburgh on the north Norfolk coast is a great place to visit year round ! Approximately 40 minutes from Norwich its perfect for those early Sunday morning walks, leaving the perfect amount of time for a traditional roast in the afternoon. WhereContinue reading “Happisburgh – North Norfolk”

Dunston Common – Dunston – Norfolk

Now two weeks in to Lockdown V2 – the need to get out and about and enjoy the fresh air has never been more important. General lockdown fatigue is well and truly felt however there is still plenty of places to visit with the whole family. Located south of Norwich is the little great littleContinue reading “Dunston Common – Dunston – Norfolk”

House renovation – Bathroom Part 1

With the winter nights closing in , more time is spent indoors, starting all those projects that have been put off throughout summer, and we are no exception. We purchased our 1950s house July 2019 for a bargain price and with that came alot of work to bring it up to scratch. I intend overContinue reading “House renovation – Bathroom Part 1”

Whitlingham Country Park – Norwich – Norfolk

Located in the South East of Norwich just beyond the small village of Trowse Newton sits the beautiful Whitlingham Country park making up part of the wider Norfolk Broads. Born out of the demand for gravel the great mining area has since been flooded and turned into an enormous lake and surrounding walkways packed withContinue reading “Whitlingham Country Park – Norwich – Norfolk”

Tintagel Castle – Cornwall

Based on the North Cornish coast is the impressive Tintagel Castle. Famously linked to King Arthur but alone its positioning on its own island rasied out off the sea floor via jagged rocks make it a spectacle on its own. As mentioned on a previous blog, any adventure within Cornwall should come with a effortContinue reading “Tintagel Castle – Cornwall”

Port Isaac- Cornwall

If Port Isaacs isn’t on your places to visit list for Cornwall you might want to start your list again. Famous for a multitude of reasons, however for many its the home of Dr Martin. As part of our family holiday to Cornwall, Port Isaac lies on the northern coastline of Cornwall and is aContinue reading “Port Isaac- Cornwall”

Wells-next-the-sea – Norfolk

October half term 2020 is unlike many, in the sense the novelty of ‘lock-down’ and the reality that its going to be a long winter loom over as winter nights close in fast, however that doesn’t mean it has to be a dull one. Located just 50 minutes north-west of Norwich this seaside walk consistingContinue reading “Wells-next-the-sea – Norfolk”