A Visit to Stourhead, Wiltshire

Stourhead

There has been one National Trust property on my to-do list for what seems like forever – Stourhead in Wiltshire. On our recent visit to Longleat we drove past the familiar brown sign and I made a promise that this would be the year we visited and we did just that in the Easter holidays. Silly me didn’t put the satnav on as I just assumed that as I had seen the signpost near Warminster that it would be close by, but actually we panicked a little as the signs disappear for a while and we thought we had missed… Continue Reading “A Visit to Stourhead, Wiltshire”

A date with the mischievous monkey’s and other animals at Longleat

It has been a good couple of years since we last visited Longleat. Longleat is the UK’s first safari park and is a place where you can see lions roam, tigers stalk and monkeys getting up to no good, normally at your car’s expense. We arrived at opening time and with the weather forecast due to be wet that afternoon, made the decision to do the safari drive through first. At the beginning of the safari, you get to stretch your legs and explore the African Village. Sadly for us, the Giraffe’s were still in their winter enclosure so we… Continue Reading “A date with the mischievous monkey’s and other animals at Longleat”