Our local coastal area is the Norfolk coast. We’re regular visitors enjoying the coastal views, playing on the beach and scouring for natural treasures in the rock pools. Not just in the Summer either, I love a wild, windy day at the beach. The Norfolk coast is also one of the best places to spot seals in the UK. Home to both Common and Grey … Continue reading Seal spotting at Horsey
Go Ape at Thetford is described as the mother of all the courses and set within 50,000 acres of pine in the UK’s largest man made, lowland forest. A patchwork of pines, heathland and broadleaves provide the ideal setting for a great day out, and a welcome refuge for a rich variety of animal and plant life. The Go Ape adventure began at High Lodge … Continue reading Go Ape Thetford – Tree Top Junior Review.
Continuing with my quest for quality caching experiences it was time to dust off my Geocaching to-do list. For a long time I’ve had the Castle Acre caches in my sights and with the sudden, if slightly late arrival of spring it seemed the perfect time to get on and do them. Castle Acre is a rural village in west Norfolk, taking its name from … Continue reading A visit to Castle Acre
With Birthday celebrations underway for the smallest mudling, she was given the choice of where to head for a family outing. She eventually settled on visiting the Miniature Railway and Fairy Walk at Audley end. The miniature railway is found over the road to Audley End Hose and Gardens – a rather grand, country house. (Much like the one I might live in when I’m … Continue reading The Miniature Railway at Audley End
We are so lucky that we live near to Wicken Fen. A large nature reserve and a vital wetland habitat. Home to thousands of species. So we are armed with nets to try and catch a closer look at some of them. We’ve been pond dipping there before. It was brilliant fun, although being a whole year younger was a bit more tricky. When you … Continue reading Pond dipping at Wicken Fen