Tamworth Castle

Tamworth Castle is a great place to visit with the children to get them to explore English history.

Autumn Colours at Batsford Arboretum

In the October half term we headed to the gorgeous Cotswolds to visit the stunning Batsford Arboretum which is near Moreton-in-Marsh to see the autumn colours at their best. About Batsford Arboretum Batsford Arboretum is a great place to visit at any time of year. We have previously been to see the snowdrops in March which…

Spooky Walk at Baddesley Clinton

Most of the National Trust properties organised spooky trails and activities during the October half term and it is a great way to get the kids out for a walk. With just an hour or so spare, we visited the National Trust property Baddesley Clinton near Solihull in the October half term. The secluded estate…

Low Cost October Half Term Ideas

If you have some time off with the kids over School Half Term next week and are looking for ideas for what to do with them, then look no further! I have been looking around to gather ideas, and firstly, everything seems amazing, but secondly so expensive! Come on,  we have a week to keep…

Apple Day at Castle Bromwich Gardens

I love all things Autumn, especially quirky festivals that make you feel very English! Apple Day at Castle Bromwich Hall Gardens was a great find and I would recommend a visit there throughout the year. Apple Day was held at the volunteer run gardens on Sunday 16th October and we went along to spend an…

Green Fairy Trail in Lichfield

We have had The Green Fairy Trail on our wish list for some time, so it was with great excited that we headed to Swinfen near Lichfield on the A38 to the Heart of the Country Village after school last week. The Green Fairy Trail has been set up in the woodlands by the car park and…