The Beans making the most of Bluestone Activities

Bluestone Wales

Normally when you get rain on your holiday it pretty much ruins it if you’re in the UK but at Bluestone Wales, it didn’t matter one bit. Sure enough, sunshine would have been a bonus but it certainly wasn’t a necessity. Bluestone Village Centre After a great night’s sleep, we awoke on our first morning … Read more

Settling in for a long weekend at Bluestone Wales #BluestoneBloggers

Bluestone Wales

We were invited to cross the waters into Wales and enjoy a long family weekend at Bluestone Wales. I think I may have actually squealed with delight when the invitation came through as it’s a place I have seen many people visit before but hadn’t had the opportunity to go to ourselves yet. By the … Read more

When the Beans conquered Tintagel Castle


Tintagel Castle was one place we knew without doubt we would visit when coming to Cornwall. I have had a love of Castles since I was a child and Hubby loves history and legends, especially the Legends of King Arthur. Having looked online I will admit to being a little apprehensive about taking the Beans … Read more

Letting off steam at Lappa Valley

Lappa Valley

All Aboard . . . a day at Lappa Valley Steam Railway We arrived quite late in the evening on Saturday after a long drive to Cornwall and spent our evening sifting through leaflets for local attractions to make plans for the week ahead. One attraction which immediately stood out for our train-loving Beans was … Read more

Explore Great Yarmouth on your holiday

Great Yarmouth Seafront

Whether you’re staying in Great Yarmouth, Caister-on-Sea, Gorleston-on-Sea, Clippesby, Hemsby, Burgh Castle, Hopton-on-Sea or anywhere in between, there’s loads of places to go and things to do. Great Yarmouth beaches form a stunning coastline with something to suit everyone, from quiet deserted beaches with sand dunes and not another soul in sight to traditional seaside … Read more

Brancaster Beach – Day 2 #MummyMattersSummer2015


Seeing that the weather was going to be the same as our previous day, we all decided that a day at Brancaster Beach would be a good decision for day two of our second Norfolk holiday this Summer. We packed up quickly and arrived relatively early (for us). It was much windier on our second … Read more

Brancaster Beach – Day 1 #MummyMattersSummer2015


As a family we are such creatures of habit, we know the places we like, we know the things we love to do and we tend to stick to them. We have been visiting Norfolk for as long as Hubby and I have been together but tend to stick to the places we know because … Read more