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”

Thorpe Marshes – Norwich – Norfolk

Located to the East of Norwich is an area known as Thorpe Marshes, nestled between Whitlingham Broad (check out our visit to Whitlingham) and the Norwich suburb of Thorpe this Norfolk Wildlife Trust site is a place of beauty all year round. Now one thing to point out straight away is that there is noContinue reading “Thorpe Marshes – 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’”

Oxburgh Hall – Kings Lynn – Norfolk

Oxburgh Hall is defiantly one of the National Trust’s greatest gems – Steeped in history, Oxburgh Hall stands proud in the West Norfolk Countryside just outside Kings Lynn and is a great day out for the whole family – Read below to see our day out at this 15th Century hall ! Completed in 1482Continue reading “Oxburgh Hall – Kings Lynn – Norfolk”

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”

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”