After more than a decade living in Glasgow, Pollok Country Park to me is still a gem in the city. Before I had children, I had my allotment there, went running in the large expanse of this urban park with a real country feel to it, or visited the Burrell collection, one of the finest museums of Scotland and possibly the UK. Now, with children, the park still has a magic spell, and never more so than in winter. Continue reading
I have rediscovered Porthkerry Country Park, and it’s far better than any of my memories. I remember school trips there, I remember sunny days there with friends and family. And now, as a parent I realise why it’s such a fantastic place. Continue reading
This post is part of our FREE Family Days out in Yorkshire series
If you love trains, then you’re going to love the National Railway Museum in York, North Yorkshire. It is the largest railway museum in the world, and packed to the rafters with trains, model trains, railway memorabilia, and exhibitions about railway history.
The Amelia Trust Farm is a small charity which employs 12 members of staff. For a charity employing so few, it does achieve so much, and is reliant on volunteers. The Trust does not receive core funding and the benefits of donations are clear. the charity supports the vulnerable and disadvantaged, and nothing rings more true than the statement “Growing up is different for everyone”. Continue reading
We started our visit with a cafe pitstop for coffee and cake to fuel our walk. We ate in the cafes sunroom with a gorgeous view overlooking the Pool itself, and I shared a very tasty scone with Syd while Max polished off a huge chocolate muffin.