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Roald Dahl’s Tremendous Adventures at Tatton Park

When the sun was shining (for that brief time in June) we met my brother and his younger children at Tatton Park whilst our elder children were at school. I’d be meaning to go ever since they opened the activities in April but it was really after I saw Hayley’s post on Roald Dhal at Tatton …

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Speke Hall – Giant Childe of Hale Trail and Alice

On a sunny Spring weekend in April we visited Speke Hall in Liverpool. We are regular visitors to Speke Hall as it’s only 40 minutes away from us as a visit last summer was the reason I started up my National Trust membership again. We haven’t however been to visit since they put in the …

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3 Child Friendly National Trust Sites Near Chester

I’ve joined in with some other bloggers to showcase English Tourism Week and I’ve put together three suggestions for things to do near Chester.  You can also check out all the other wonderful ideas using the links at the bottom of this post. For us buying our National Trust membership last year has been one of the …

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Victorian Christmas Activities at Speke Hall

On Sunday we braved the elements to spend a day at Speke Hall in North Liverpool.  Speke Hall is one of our local National Trust properties and we’ve spent many a summers day wandering in the woods around the Hall and playing in the gardens. The weather forecast for the weekend really wasn’t very promising …

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