Broadland Country Park – Horsford – Norwich – Norfolk

I put my hands up…I’ve been abit slack when it comes to updating the blog – thinking i’ll be able to churn out a blog a week sounds easy enough, however it’s easier said then done. The photographs, the uploading, the writing all takes a little more time then you’d be led to believe, iContinue reading “Broadland Country Park – Horsford – Norwich – Norfolk”

Redbridge – Marriott’s Way – Norwich – Norfolk and the shortest snow season on record

We were awoken by our youngest screaming ‘its snowing’, naturally after seeing the daily express tell me every other day that snow is coming, it’s turned into the boy who cried wolf, but lo and behold there was snow. Nothing like ‘the beast from the east’ but still enough to get the majority of usContinue reading “Redbridge – Marriott’s Way – Norwich – Norfolk and the shortest snow season on record”

The Mystical Woods – West Norwich

I’m not sure to when the woods behind Thorpe Marriott became known as the ‘Mystical woods’ however it is more attractive then simply ‘the woods’. Growing up in Thorpe Marriott i had little interest in this woodland and it wasn’t until i was in my early 20’s i went to the Mystical woods after purchasingContinue reading “The Mystical Woods – West Norwich”

Christmas visit to Bressingham – Norfolk and the hunt for the ‘golden Santa’

As Christmas approaches, so does the hunt for a suitable santa for you and your family to visit. Thinking back of all the Santas you’ve visited over the years from the typical ‘garden centre santa’ or potentially a decorated shed in a shopping centre santa, finding that perfect santa is a never ending conquest ofContinue reading “Christmas visit to Bressingham – Norfolk and the hunt for the ‘golden Santa’”

Bowthorpe Southern Park- Norwich – Norfolk

Keeping the children busy every weekend is always difficult, specially as we head into the long winter nights. With darkness upon us by 4pm often a long drive out to the big hotspots isn’t an option and therefore places like Bowthorpe Southern Park are great as they offer a local option still packed with lotsContinue reading “Bowthorpe Southern Park- Norwich – Norfolk”

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”