Snowdrop trail walk at Evenley Wood Garden

Evenley Wood Garden snowdrop trail - Bubbablue and me

Last year we only caught a quick glimpse of snowdrops at Stowe, but this year I wanted to check out Evenley Wood Garden.  I’d never been but others have recommended it to me for snowdrop trails in particular. As it was the first weekend of opening, and the weather was miraculously due to be dry on the Sunday, I dragged N out with me to check it out. Evenley Wood Garden is near Brackley, so took us just under 30… Continue Reading “Snowdrop trail walk at Evenley Wood Garden”

A fun outdoor family day at Stanwick Lakes country park

Cycling at Stanwick Lakes Country Park - Bubbablue and me.

Sometimes you go searching for something on your blog and you can’t find it wherever you search. The original of this post about our trip to Stanwick Lakes Country Park fits that mould.  I wrote a great post a in the summer with lots of wonderful photos. And the post is no more. A total mystery, but I wanted to make sure I shared it again.  Only minus all the chatty stuff of before (because I can’t remember everything that… Continue Reading “A fun outdoor family day at Stanwick Lakes country park”

May day celebrations at Sulgrave Manor

may day a Sulgrave Manor - Bubbablueandme

It’s not often we ever really see May Day celebrations anymore, but I’d spotted the event at Sulgrave Manor in Northamptonshire, and decided it would probably a good place to take N for the day. I didn’t know anything about Sulgrave Manor before going apart from there being links to the US and George Washington.  It turned out to be a lovely Tudor and Georgian manor house, built and lived in by ancesters of the first US president George Washington.  It’s… Continue Reading “May day celebrations at Sulgrave Manor”