Places I've Been and Things I've Seen



1066 and All That

On the 14th October anniversary of the Battle of Hastings, a rather overdue post with plenty of holiday photos from our own conquest of the Sussex coast by caravan this summer!

Visits to Bexhill on Sea, Hastings, Battle, Biddenden Vineyards, Brighton, Wilmington, Pevensey and Rye.

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Dog-friendly days near Cambridge

Our first trip out in the caravan this year along with our two dogs, exploring the area around Cambridge. One of the dogs, Indie, is a relatively recent addition this year, so it’s also our first holiday experience with him.

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Flamborough Head

A week away in the caravan, exploring the Flamborough Headland Heritage Coast in East Yorkshire. We managed to squeeze quite a few places and attractions into a busy week of touring the area…

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Dreaming Spires

A few short diary notes from our first trip out with the caravan this year, to visit the City of Oxford. The city is famous amongst other things for the oldest university in the world, and as an historic backdrop for Inspector Morse, Harry Potter and I’m sure many more!

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Going to Glastonbury

A week of relaxation in a beautiful countryside location, exploring Glastonbury’s myths and legends.

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Knick Knacks and Handbags

A thunderstruck bank holiday weekend, with storms, morris dancers, and a quaint thatched-roof village.

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Tea Rooms and Antique Shops

Arundel has far more than its fair share of these, in fact almost to the exclusion of ordinary shops for everyday living!

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Walking in the Yorkshire Dales

Our short holiday in the Yorkshire Dales, doing some easy walks for beginners.

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French Connection

Bonjour de Manorbier!¬†Certainly sounds like it’s over the Channel, maybe the South of France?

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Cream Tea

The British weather can really make or break a UK caravanning holiday. So when you’re lucky enough to get a full week of warm, dry sunny weather as we did recently in North Devon, it makes for such a memorable experience!

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Boggle Hole

A few days away at Robin Hood’s Bay near Whitby, and within walking distance of the old smuggler’s village at the bottom of a steep hill.

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Places to Go in County Durham

Our first week-long holiday in the caravan for almost a year! We headed North up the A1 to County Durham, and a remote campsite a few miles away from the market towns of Bishop Auckland and Barnard Castle.

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