In our final post on London and its associations with the Gunpowder Plot of 1605, we focus on the place where Fawkes was put on trial, sentenced and later on hung, drawn and quartered. Happy Bonfire Night folks! Westminster Hall. Part of the old medieval Palace of Westminster, Westminster Hall has stood still whilst most… Continue reading Make your visit to London go off with a bang!
If you visit Bath and want to find somewhere to have afternoon tea, you are truly spoilt for choice. There are so many unique places to visit that will suit most budgets and dietary needs. We were very fortunate to visit the magnificent Gainsborough Hotel. This stunning 5 star hotel was originally built in the… Continue reading The Perfect Afternoon Tea in Bath
We've just visited the recently opened Aerospace Museum in Filton, Bristol. There has been some kind of production to do with the aviation industry in this part of Bristol for over 100 years, and this museum pays tribute to those creative innovators in flying, and their contribution to both military and civilian life in the… Continue reading Get your family in the car and take a trip to Bristol’s Aerospace Museum. WHY? Read on.
For some of our teens 2018/2019 is an important school year - exam year. Exams may be a few months off, but the pressure is already being felt. Our way of helping our tribe to recharge and take a break from revision is by being together and getting out and about and thankfully Westonbirt is… Continue reading Why you should visit Westonbirt….NOW.
Why should i go and see a load of old stones? A questions which some young people might ask if you suggest going to visit the UNESCO world heritage site at Stonehenge, just outside of Salisbury in Wiltshire. In a way, if you haven't visited a site like Stonehenge, you could be wrong in thinking… Continue reading Fancy transporting your teens from the Digital Age to the Stone Age?
SS Great Britain and the Matthew Most of us will have heard of the saying 'Shipshape and Bristol Fashion' and finding out about Bristol's rich maritime history is a great way to acquaint yourselves with this vibrant and diverse city. As a child I can remember visiting the SS Great Britain and have vivid memories… Continue reading Why Bristol is really “Gert Lush”?
Quintessentially British, steeped in History, and if walls could talk they would certainly have a few tales to tell you about it's past, Dyrham Park House and Gardens is well worth a visit with your teens. Just a few miles from Georgian Bath, Dyrham Park is a National Trust property located near to the M4… Continue reading Just a few miles from Georgian Bath, take a trip to Dyrham Park to see the Deer.