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  • Ingatestone Hall

    Ingatestone Hall We visited Ingatestone Hall one Sunday and had such a lovely time. A wonderful old house to explore with gardens and a tea room. The house was built in…

  • Halloween Train

    The Halloween Train – Audley End Miniature Railway

    Halloween Tradition So Autumn is almost upon us and it’s time to start planning for one of our most favourite holidays… Halloween! It’s become part of our Halloween tradition to visit…

  • Rayleigh windmill

    Rayleigh Windmill – A Review

    Rayleigh Windmill I previously listed Rayleigh Windmill in my top local free/cheap days out in Essex. You can see that list here. Rayleigh Windmill is situated next to Rayleigh Mount and…

  • Lullingstone Castle

    Exploring Lullingstone Castle & The World Garden

    Lullingstone Castle & The World Garden Well I can’t actually believe I hadn’t heard about Lullingstone Castle & The World Gardens before. I have always visited old houses and castles since I…

  • Free and Cheap kids days out in Essex!

    Okay so as we approach the kid’s summer holidays. Some of us with welcome arms while others are more likely burrowing their heads in their hands! It can be daunting, thinking…

  • Rapunzel & Beauty & the Beast Shows

    At the theatre Eden absolutely loves live shows and theatre productions. Even from an early age she would happily sit through a film at the cinema but I wasn’t sure whether…

  • My Sunday Photo – Lullingstone Castle

    For My Sunday Photo this week I have a photo of Lullingstone Castle.  We visited Lullingstone Castle in Kent on their Fire engines event day. They had fire engines from all…

  • fruit picking in esse lathcoats farm

    Fruit Picking In Essex – Lathcoats Farm

    Fruit Picking Lathcoats Farm is a lovely fruit farm and a great day out with the kids fruit Picking in Essex. Situated in Galleywood just outside Chelmsford, not too far from…