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Wenlock Priory

Wenlock Priory

Life, Travel
On a sunny April morning, down a narrow road in Much Wenlock, Shropshire, we found the tranquil ruins of Wenlock Priory. A religious house was first founded there around 680 ... Read more
Winter at Berrington Hall

Winter at Berrington Hall

Life, Travel
Just 4 short miles from Leominster in Herefordshire lies Berrington Hall, a Georgian mansion set within ‘Capability’ Brown’s final garden and landscape. An hour’s drive from my home over the ... Read more
Autumn at Attingham Park

Autumn at Attingham Park

Travel
On a crisp autumnal day, I decided to visit Attingham Park. Nestled away in the Shropshire countryside near Atcham, Shrewsbury, Attingham Hall and its estate were originally built for the ... Read more
Llyn Clywedog and Bryntail Lead Mine

Llyn Clywedog and Bryntail Lead Mine

Travel
On a sunny day in Mid Wales, there’s nothing like a drive around Llyn Clywedog. Situated near Llanidloes, Llyn Clywedog is a man-made reservoir with a dam, constructed in the ... Read more
Wroxeter Roman City

Wroxeter Roman City

Travel
“All round the Wrekin” is a common phrase used in these parts to mean “the long way around”… Well, we actually did go all round the Wrekin on our way ... Read more
Haughmond Abbey

Haughmond Abbey

Travel
Following on from our visit to Moreton Corbet Castle last month, Mum and I drove the short distance to another English Heritage property, Haughmond Abbey. Haughmond Abbey stands on the ... Read more
Moreton Corbet Castle

Moreton Corbet Castle

Travel
Having recently visited Stokesay Castle, I decided to join English Heritage in a bid to get out and take more photographs, as well as seeing more of the heritage this ... Read more
Clun Castle

Clun Castle

Travel
On the way back from Stokesay Castle last weekend, we decided to drop by Clun Castle. Situated on the edge of the small town of Clun in Shropshire, the 13th-century ... Read more
Stokesay Castle

Stokesay Castle

Travel
Just a hop, skip and a jump over the Welsh border into Shropshire and a drive through Clun Valley took us to the picturesque Stokesay Castle, yesterday. Situated in the ... Read more
Stationery Sunday

Stationery Sunday

Stationery
What’s better than receiving a surprise box of stationery through the mail when you’re a stationery addict? A week or so ago, I was lucky enough to win a Pocket ... Read more
UK Staycation Tips

UK Staycation Tips

Deals, Travel
As I’ve recently been on a 4 day trip up to Scotland, I thought I’d share with you some tips for your staycation in the UK… If travelling by train, ... Read more
Powis Castle & Gardens

Powis Castle & Gardens

Travel
Mid Wales is one of Great Britain’s best kept secrets. Many people seem to drive through on their way to the coast or on their way up to North Wales ... Read more
A Wild Day Out

A Wild Day Out

Travel
A drive over the Welsh border and through the wilds of South Shropshire took us to West Midlands Safari Park in Bewdley, Worcestershire yesterday. We were there for The Tourism ... Read more
M&S Made Without Wheat – Turkey, Bacon and Cranberry Sandwich

M&S Made Without Wheat – Turkey, Bacon and Cranberry Sandwich

Food
It’s not easy to find “free-from” food at the best of times, but when you’re travelling it’s nigh on impossible! Last Monday I decided to pop into the M&S Food ... Read more