Making the most of our National Trust Membership over Easter

Corfe Castle

We have had a National Trust Membership for about 7 years now and it is something I recommend to families looking to save money on days out. The National Trust is a UK conservation charity which protects historic places and green spaces, opening them up for everyone to enjoy. They protect and open to the public more than 350 historic houses, gardens and ancient monuments in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, plus they also look after forests, woods, beaches, moorland, castles, archaeological remains, villages and more. National Trust membership¬†is great value at ¬£120 per year per family (discounts are available… Continue Reading “Making the most of our National Trust Membership over Easter”

Running through Bluebells

Bluebell Wood

One of the memories that stand out from my childhood was running through bluebells in a wood near Arundel and picking some to take home to my Mum. These days picking bluebells is prohibited but I still wanted to take the kids to experience the stunning carpet of blue that these magical flowers create. I have seen many local photographers raving about Bluebell Wood at Pamphill on facebook over the last couple of weeks and I just had to visit before they all disappeared. Bluebell Wood is set on the Kingston Lacy estate in Dorset and we parked at Pamphill… Continue Reading “Running through Bluebells”