Saltram

Another National Trust walk to go nicely with my last one a couple of days ago at Cotehele. The good part about a Trust walk is the grounds tend to be full of trees, and at this time of year they give good colour and help with the photos, even if they are taken on…

A short walk around Cotehele

Another week where we should be in the Lake District, cancelled again. the rule of 6 and all that. Left to make up another week of things to do in the area we live and visit most weekends anyway. We wanted to make it different than the week in August and today was another National…

Coleton Fishacre

This is a place that I walked through on fantastic coastal walk to Man Sands from Kingswear. This was a revisit to have a look at what was up the hill from the coastal path. I was impressed at gardens and paths that criss-crossed the grounds with a fine looking house at the top. The…

Killerton

Not Dartmoor and not the coast either. This is another venture to make the most of the national trust membership and make an early start on the bank holiday weekend. I’d booked the Friday off so we whisked ourselves off up the A38 towards Exeter. Now I hadn’t been to Killerton before and I was…

A week not in The Lakes

This was all about making the best of what we had. We’d already been on a walk around Slapton Sands and after a rest day we picked some locations, booked ourselves in and met up with some, and then all, of the family that would have been with us in The Lakes. We decided to…