National Trust

Berrington Hall, National Trust

Another lovely spring day out was spent visiting Berrington Hall – a national trust property in Shropshire, surrounded by beautiful parkland. Number two child decided he wanted to do the treasure hunt, so we duly collected the clipboards and treasure maps. This cost an extra £2 each, with a reward at the end of an […]

Half-term Family Fun at Packwood House

Towards the end of the half-term holidays, we finally enjoyed a day of fair weather and a family trip to Packwood House. It is not the first time we have visited Packwood House – it is our most local National Trust property so we were there last summer, not long after we bought our membership. […]

Woodland Trails and Shell Seeking at Upton House NT

Today we went on a family day out to Upton House. I finally had a whole weekend off work, and got to spend time with my family. And what a lovely day we had too. My dad had come down to visit for the weekend, and we took the opportunity to go and visit my […]

Picnic at West Wittering Beach

The weather forecast for our week in Selsey was not looking too brilliant. So when we had a nice day, I jumped at the chance to drag everyone over to the BlueFlag beach at West Wittering. I had read great things about this beach and had also seen that a part of it, called East […]

Charlecote Park, Warwickshire

At the weekend we took a trip out to another local National Trust Property. This time we visited Charlecote Park in Warwickshire. It was pouring with rain – for the first time in a while, so we kited ourselves out with raincoats and wells. A bit of rain wasn’t going to stop the Kettle’s from […]

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