Category Archive: National Trust

Half Term Diary (and a bonus dairy free cake recipe)

It has been a busy, busy week. Today has been the toughest, we’ve not been able to get out much as I’ve had an emergency dentist appointment right in the middle of the… Continue reading

A Christmas Walk at Longshaw

Last weekend we had a trip to Longshaw and met up with family for a walk in the big open space of the Peak District.  The Cyclist and I used to drive up… Continue reading

Christmas at Calke Abbey

First day of the holidays, feels so good.  The boys are still arguing, still stressing me out, but at least I can prance about the house in my PJ’s till 10am.  We played… Continue reading

Halloween at Calke Abbey

I’d almost forgotten about this day out.  Calke Abbey is the most local National Trust property to us and we are lucky to have such a beautiful place nearby.  The parkland itself is… Continue reading

Back in the Dales

Yep half term holiday was spent in Yorkshire again. Much more holidaying up there and I think we need to move house, we spent many hours daydreaming of living in the Dales, but… Continue reading

Running the Trails of Calke Abbey

Yes running!! I haven’t written about running for a long, long time!! In fact it was April when I did my first Parkrun.  I’m still running about 3-4 times a week, so it’s… Continue reading