Happy Sunday

This past week has felt like it’s been the longest week ever! I’ve been feeling tired and sore from the gym, so on Friday and today I headed out on a long walk. On Friday, I went to a local park where there is a lake to walk around with lots of wildlife and open... Continue Reading →

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 →

Holkham Hall in Norfolk

Holkham Hall is an 18th-century country house located in the village of Holkham, Norfolk, England. The house was constructed in the Palladian style for the 1st Earl of Leicester by the architect William Kent. Steeped in history, Holkham Hall has the perfect setting; surrounded by rolling parkland, rich in wildlife and a beautifully constructed walled... Continue Reading →

Trerice @ National Trust

Just outside of Newquay this little gem is still worthy of a visit; the small Elizabethan manor house makes for an appealing day out in the history of the area. Trerice is a 15th century farmhouse transformed after being owned by the Arundell family for nearly 500 years. As you look at the house, the... Continue Reading →

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