Category Archives: Family Days Out

Places to visit & things to do with the family. But not precluding those who want to go alone!

An autumn walk on the wild side with spiders, squirrels & crocs

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The Harvest Moon & the Low Tide

I always wonder what lies beyond the next headland, don’t you? Continue reading

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Llanthony Priory near the Brecon Beacons still offers a moment of peace.

Where neiher the destruction of the Tudor King or the Welsh weather can destroy the spirit within Continue reading

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Wales. A coal mine. Easter Monday. What could be better?

How about a trip down into a disused coal mine on Easter Monday?
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Crabs…do you suppose they get crabby after being caught countless times during crabbing?

I wouldn’t like to be a crab; not because they are incapable of walking forwards, or backwards for that matter; I suppose I would eventually get used to the idea of turning away from my intended destination in order to … Continue reading

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The Finch Foundry Devon is celebrating its 20th anniversary since it was rescued from delapidation by the National Trust in 1994

When we get our copy of the National Trust News & Events paper, I always know there will be something¬†of interest to¬†circle or asterix; and page 2 from the Spring 2014 edition has been pinned to my noticeboard for some … Continue reading

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Beer…not the brew best served cold but the quiet cove on the Jurassic Coast

Beer. Not the brown liquid libation but the picturesque coastal village that nestles comfortably in the 95 mile stretch of the amazing Jurassic Coast. As with all the beaches along this prehistoric sweep of English coastline, it has so much … Continue reading

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