A quick snapshot

I took this photo at Attenborough Nature Reserve in Nottinghamshire. One of many nature reserves and country parks we visit for days out with our 3 month old baby. This year our travelling has been dramatically reduced, we are starting to have longer days out by travelling further afield, such as a trip to Loughborough … More A quick snapshot

Tattershall Castle

We chose a lovely day to visit Tattershall Castle in Lincolnshire, it felt like a summer’s day! Situated in the little village of Tattershall, the 15th century castle is in great condition and looks more like a tower than a castle. It used to have spires on top of each of the four turrets, but … More Tattershall Castle

Belton House

Belton House is located not far north of Grantham, in Belton. On the day we visited there were horse trials taking place on the grounds. This meant it was a bit busier than usual and the constant drone of the commentators voice could be heard around the grounds, which meant it wasn’t as peaceful as it … More Belton House

Woolsthorpe Manor

Woolsthorpe Manor is the childhood home of Sir Isaac Newton. The manor is in the small village of Woolsthorpe, less than a 20 minute drive south of Grantham. Once again it was a cloudy day, but that didn’t matter that much this time because everything was pretty much indoors, except for the famous apple tree … More Woolsthorpe Manor

Clumber Park

Once again we visited a National Trust place on a cloudy day. We don’t mean to do it, but the days we have been able to go out for the day this year have not coincided with the sunshine. Clumber Park, like most National Trust places is very expensive to visit unless you are a … More Clumber Park