Visiting Savernake Forest

Visiting Savernake Forest

A short distance outside of the picturesque town of Marlborough you will find the 2,750 acres of ancient woodland called Savernake Forest. It’s a beautiful place with miles of woodland walks which range from wide well managed pathways cutting through the woods, to rough winding tracks which snake away from the beaten path into wild landscapes where you can easily believe you are the only person in the forest. I first visited Savernake forest about 10 years ago, around that time I would often head out to find the most obscure little track possible in the hope of getting lost […]

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Our Day at Tewkesbury Madieval Festival

Our day at Tewkesbury Medieval Festival

Last weekend we packed Baby into the car and took a trip back in time at Tewkesbury Medieval Festival. The Festival happens one weekend every July and is a familiar stomping ground of mine, although this was my first trip as a civilian. Yes, back in my 20’s I was a medieval re-enactor in the Plantagenet Medieval Combat Society. The very club who run the battle at Tewkesbury every year. To the relief of Grumpy Dad my wool dress wearing and longbow shooting days are over, but I still love to head out to re-enactments now and again and Tewkesbury […]

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