Posts Tagged "holiday"

Homeward bound

Good journey home. Left Nydie after saying goodbye to Colin at 9.30 in the morning. The journey was uneventful which was good… and after dropping the little ones off at Daddys, we were back in Norwich and very tired by 7.30 that evening. It was a lovely break and we all had lots of fun. Reenie has a ring on her finger and the children have lot of stories to tell their school chums when they start the new term!

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Hello Goodbye…

Well as with all good holidays they seem to pas far too quickly…. Our past full day in Scotland. We went back to see Granny and Granddad before we headed home and had a surprise visit from Evelyn and Michael who were visiting Dundee University. Got some photos of the little people with Granny and Granddad and enjoyed telling everyone what we have done while we have been in Scotland. We headed home to start packing. And by me I mean Reenie. In...

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Falkland Palace

Today we visited Falkland Palace and it was handy as it was only a short drive from Nydie. A palace in Fife that was a royal palace who Charles II was the last monarch to live there. It is now maintain by the National Trust for Scotland having been in private ownership for over a century. Famously it is the home of the oldest tennis court still in use. The staff at the Palace were great and were full of stories and anecdotes about the building...

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South Queensferry & the Forth

Today we arranged to meet Reenies cousin Rhona and her little girl, Zoe at South Queensferry Its a small town on the southern side of the Forth of Firth where both bridges span the forth. Cameras at the ready again.  It was only a 40 minute drive from our cottage and once the excitement of driving of the ‘big bridge’ died down we had parked and mat up with Rhona. We enjoyed a lovely walk through town and decided to go for lunch as...

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Loch Lomond

A little bit of a drive today to get to Balloch Castle on the southern tip of the famous Loch but we felt it would be worth it! On the way we passed Stirling and could see the Wallace Monument and Stirling Castle that we visited last year! We arrived about midday at Balloch Castle with about a two hour drive behind us. It was a bright day with some cloud so we were confident of not needing any rain coats. We walked from the car park at the...

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