Blenheim Palace has always held a special spot in my heart: It's a beautiful estate just a stone's throw from Oxford. We've had many Sunday walks there and the kids have ridden the little train, admired the butterflies in the butterfly house, conquered the maze more often than I can count. I love following the seasons in the palace grounds, over 2,000 acres of 'Capability' … [Read more...] about Blenheim Palace, a winter wonderland family day out
A stunning palace, with it's own lake, forests, landscaped parklands- this is Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire. Combine this with the popular TV series, Countryfile, which makes me proud of the beautiful British rolling hills and stunning coastlines. You have Countryfile Live 2016 with presenters and all! It makes me want to pull on a pair of wellies and meet outdoorsy … [Read more...] about What to expect at Countryfile Live 2016 at Blenheim Palace?
With the Bank Holiday weekend on us we have so many options, so many things happening in and around Oxford. We did plan to go camping on the New Forest, but decided to stay home instead and do a big spring clean. Over the week fliers and emails have been tempting us with what's on locally: On Saturday Oxfordshire Art Weeks starts- artist open up their homes and studios to … [Read more...] about Bank Holiday weekend in and around Oxford