Over the summer holidays, we spent a sunny Sunday visiting Borde Hill Garden near Haywards Heath in West Sussex. Borde Hill Garden extends to over 200 acres, with the formal gardens making up 17 acres. The gardens form a series of themed outdoor ‘rooms’, both traditional and modern in design. There are lots of different and interesting areas to explore. Continue reading
Bolsover Castle in Derbyshire is about halfway between our home in Yorkshire, and our Easter destinations of Cadbury World and Drayton Manor, and so made a handy stop off point on our journey. It certainly was much prettier than the service station on the nearby M1, and had a lot more room to run around.
Recently, my three younger children went to Normanby Hall in North Lincolnshire with their grandparents. I armed them with a camera and told them to tell me all about it when they got home.
This is the result, as told by my seven-year old. Continue reading
This post has been updated – see Burnby Hall Gardens, East Yorkshire for our visit in 2021