Chirk Castle: National Trust

This weekend I visited Chirk Castle in Wales, just outside of Wrexham. It’s owned by the National Trust and with over 700 years of history it’s one of the last castles from the period which is still lived in today! With award-winning gardens covering 5.5 acres of manicured lawns, herbaceous borders, beautiful flower beds, rock... Continue Reading →

Nature and Happiness

A lot of the time we think that nature must be good for our health and happiness. The benefits of nature are well documented, whether it is the physical benefits, such as reduced stress, lower blood pressure or lower heart rate, or the benefits of improved mental health. Amongst other things we were only able... Continue Reading →

June: Monthly Reflection

June has been a busyish month for me, the first half was filled with adventures and seeing friends. The second slightly boring with a hospital stay and a couple of weeks recovery! So for the first part I spent a lot of time having fun with friends, cocktail making and having takeaways. Some of my... Continue Reading →

Attingham Estate @ National Trust

We recently visited Attingham Estate in Shrewsbury, this is our first indoor national trust visit since our holiday to Norfolk. Here’s what we found during our visit and some information about the estate. Attingham is an 18th-century estate with 200 acres of parkland and a stunning Mansion. Built for the first Lord Berwick in 1785,... Continue Reading →

Arley Hall and Gardens

Arley Hall & Gardens is a place of enormous character, charm and interest. It’s been on my list of places to visit for a while now, friends have recommended it and it has also featured in one of my favourite tv shows, Peaky Blinders. My boyfriend and I recently took a visit to Arley Hall,... Continue Reading →

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