A few weeks ago we finally made it to Knole Park. Knole Park is a National Trust (NT) property, situated in the market town of Sevenoaks (an approximately 30-minute drive from Chislehurst). There is a charge for parking at the entrance to the grounds (though it is obviously free to NT members displaying a valid… Continue reading Knole Park
… on a freezing cold wintry day!
… something for myself for a change!
… courtesy of Ruxley Manor Garden Centre
I am not the type of person who writes regular bucket lists (mainly because I try not to give myself more work than I already have), but one of the things that I desperately wanted to do this autumn was to go apple picking in an orchard. I have a bit of a love affair… Continue reading Apple Picking!
…our experience with a toddler and a preschooler.
A lovely afternoon at the lake…
Today we took a trip to Castle Farm, near Shoreham in Kent, just a 20-minute drive from Chislehurst. This is a family-run farm, most famous for its lavender; the lavender fields are in fact quite iconic in this little part of the country. It is a busy working farm with a wonderful farm shop, the… Continue reading Lavender Fields at Castle Farm
A lovely day in the end, though lessons in being more prepared and reading websites more thoroughly were definitely learned. I blame the outcome of the referendum for my temporary inability to function properly. Damn, now I’ve mentioned the referendum. Sorry about that. Moving swiftly on… We haven’t been outside much this week, or indeed… Continue reading Greenwich Park (eventually)
What a rubbish week of weather we are having! I shouldn’t have expected any less really, it being England and half-term at the same time. But still, this is really testing us. And after one morning of traipsing through Bromley in the pouring rain, trying to get haircuts for three separate people in three separate locations,… Continue reading Layhams Farm Shop