Sunday, 1st September 2013 Into the Lake District once again for a visit to Rydal Hall which sits on the hillside above Rydal Water between Ambleside and Grasmere. Rydal Hall is owned by the Diocese of Carlisle and the National Trust, it is a camping site and local art retreat. The Hall opens its gardens …Continue reading "Rydal Hall"
24th-26th August 2013 Recently we bought a tent as the boys are about old enough to enjoy camping and it can be a very costly affair staying in hotel rooms all the time with the added issues of locations and availability. So we bought a tent and headed to Scarborough for the Bank Holiday weekend. …Continue reading "We Went Camping"
18th August 2013 It was daddy’s birthday today but he didn’t want to go very far and decided to take the family to Ullswater to walk along Aria Force. The day started well enough, we picked up snacks for the walk and headed to Ullswater, when we arrived Ben was a little sick and so …Continue reading "Aria Force"
Wednesday 9th August 2013 We travelled back from our week at Great Nan’s today and Daddy Keating once again decided to take the scenic route through Wales as opposed to taking the dull motorways. This allowed us to stop a couple of times along the journey for a break and for daddy to drag us …Continue reading "Llangollen Railway"
6th August 2013 We went to Folly Farm, on the way to Tenby in Pembrokeshire, to take the kids to one of Wales’ largest farm parks. Folly Farm is nestled at the head of a valley with views stretching out towards the Atlantic Ocean in the far distance. Folly Farm is far more than an …Continue reading "Folly Farm"
Saturday 3rd August 2013 Today we hopped into the car and headed towards Pembrokeshire and the town of Caenarfon so that Daddy Keating could drag us all onto a steam train, not that much dragging was needed. The journey flew by as the weather was beautiful and the scenery stunning. This side of Wales is …Continue reading "Gwili Railway"
Friday 2nd August 2013 Today was a slow day where we wouldn’t be traveling far and would spend time with extended Welsh family. In the morning Daddy took a couple of short walks around Rhymney village. Firstly he carried Ben on a 3 mile tour up the hill past the village of Bute and the …Continue reading "Rhymney and Family"