Longleat Revisitied

On the way back from my visit to Bristol yesterday, I revisited Longleat. I last visited some 18 months ago and a few things were closed (the Monkeys has some disease and the Deers were rutting!) so I thought a revisit would be worthwhile.The first thing that has changed is the entrance, It is someContinue reading “Longleat Revisitied”

Bristol – Brunel Walk

I decided to visit Bristol and see what it was like. My only previous experience of the city was the view of the industrial estates from the M5 and from various business trips to Aztec West over the years. So I had a fairly dim view of the place but I have also been meaningContinue reading “Bristol – Brunel Walk”

Hurst Castle and Keyhaven Marsh

Today didn’t quite work out as planned. I had scheduled a number of stops beginning with a walk around Keyhaven Marsh. When I arrived at Keyhaven I imediately saw the signs for the ferry to Hurst Castle and after a quick google on my iPhone I decided that it would be worth a visit. TheContinue reading “Hurst Castle and Keyhaven Marsh”

Off to the New Forest

I decided to book a few nights in a hotel in the New Forest this weekend. I’m staying in Lyndhurst – a nice town that desperately needs a by-pass. On my way I made a couple of stops – first at Titchfield Abbey and then in Southampton.

Here Comes Summer

OK, well not quite. Still this was the sunniest weekend of the year so far so I headed down to Hastings for the day. Although it was sunny, it was no day for sitting on the beach – there was an icy wind blowing.