day out

Meeting Santa in the Servants Quarters

Last weekend we enjoyed a family trip to Shugborough Hall to meet Santa Claus. The day had been planned by the grandparents and it was a lovely surprise to see the 3 cousins together again! As is standard for our days out, the weather was suitably cold with a real chilly wind just to keep […]

Severn Valley Steam Train Ride

Whilst not far from the railway and with two mini train enthusiasts ( well Thomas the Tank Engine fans anyway!), we headed over to have a brief ride on the Severn Valley Steam Railway. We decided not to join the train at Kidderminster, but headed along to the next stop along the line, Bewdley. The […]

Witley Court

On Easter Monday we took a trip out to Witley Court with the family. The children had been there before with Grandma and Grandad so it was lovely to see somewhere that they had been without us, and we were blessed with fantastic weather. Witley Court is part of the English Heritage, of which my […]

Panto Fun!

On the first Saturday in January, we took a family trip to see the pantomime in the local theatre. Rachel had been to the pantomime once before in Redditch – with my in-laws three years ago. However, she had only made it through the first half as during that half, she had begun to develop […]

Down on the Farm

Here in the Midlands we are very lucky to be surrounded by loads of different farm parks. Some are more expensive than others, but here are a few of our favourites. 1. Umberslade farm park Umberslade has been a regular haunt for us and for a year we had annual passes – which are […]

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