Last Friday we decided to drive to the Lake District to soak up some sun, which is pretty rare around those parts I’m told. It was my first trip and Adam’s mom suggested Ambleside, a small town at the northern tip of Lake Windermere. CONTINUE READING
When we decided to go Whitby, we looked for things to do around it that we may not have done before. A quick google search later and we found out there was a waterfall called Foss Falls. So armed with google maps we set off to look for it.
Sunday we finally went and did what we’ve been talking about for ages, we road on a steam train! With the nice weather we thought a walk around Matlock would be nice, so we chose to drive to Rowsley to hop on the Peak Rail. All of the trains are steam and diesel, and they have those satisfying ‘chuga chuga’ sounds as the wheels turn as you set off.CONTINUE READING
I mentioned in my last post, that after we had toured Sudbury Hall, we headed next door on the grounds to the Museum of Childhood. I wasn’t really sure what to expect, but was pleasantly surprised with the interesting history of toys through the ages, and recognising a few of my favourites. CONTINUE READING
I know there are ghost tours in pretty much every big town in England, but the first one we went on was in York, and we loved every minute of it. Firstly, wandering around the streets of York by day is a magical thing. All cobbled streets and pretty shop windows. By night, it transforms into dimly lit coves and takes on an eeriness. CONTINUE READING