Exploring Dunster and walking the Tall Tree Trail – Somerset 

Over the October half term break we visited Butlins in Somerset for three nights. We were really keen to try and explore some of the area whilst we were down there. In reality though we got caught up in the Butlins bubble and didn’t leave the resort at all for three days. On the way home we decided we wanted to venture into the Exmoor National Park for the day.…

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Butlins Minehead Seaside Apartment Review

Over the October half term break we visited Butlins Minehead for three nights. We’ve been to Butlins (Minehead and Skegness) a fair few times previously and it’s honestly one of our favourite places. I will be doing a separate post about our visit but for this post I’m just going to focus on the accommodation. One of the best things about the Butlins resorts is the variety of accommodation that…

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Plane spotting at East Midlands Aeropark

Please note that East Midlands Aeropark is currently closed (July 2020) Our little boy is obsessed with planes. He dreams of being a pilot and has built up quite a collection of model airplanes over the years. We live very near to East Midlands airport so we spend alot of time there plane spotting! East Midlands Aeropark is the official viewing area for the airport (we sometimes view from other…

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Exploring Ashby de la Zouch Castle – Leicestershire 

We are passionate about exploring as many historical buildings and properties as possible. We are fortunate to have so many wonderful places to visit near us. We have recently purchased English Heritage annual passes. Our passes arrived last week and the first place we decided to visit couldn’t have been any closer to home, in fact Ashby de la Zouch Castle is located just a short drive from our home.…

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5 Reasons to visit Staunton Harold Estate – Leicestershire

Staunton Harold Estate is nestled in the beautiful North West Leicestershire countryside just outside the market town of Ashby de la Zouch. A traditional country estate Staunton Harold is one of our favourite places to visit! At over 2000 acres this historic and vast estate is a thriving and working family business. Much of the land is let to local farmers however the very heart of the estate is open…

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