A Day out at Stonebarrow Hill and climbing Golden Cap

Golden Cap

I posted last week about the Cadbury’s Easter Egg Hunts in conjunction with the National Trust and our plan this weekend was to try to do two or three over the Easter weekend. On Friday we took part in the trail at Kingston Lacy  and the kids had such a great time we couldn’t wait to try the rest.  The plan had been to visit Brownsea Island but hubby didn’t get home from work until 1pm so we decided to leave… Continue Reading “A Day out at Stonebarrow Hill and climbing Golden Cap”

Easter Egg Hunting at Kingston Lacy

Kingston Lacy

When the National Trust put on events locally they always go all out and you are guaranteed a day out filled with family fun and their Easter Egg hunts are no exception.  The only difficulty we had was deciding on the venue as there are a fair few locally. With the weather today being a bit and miss today I decided to go to the nearest venue to home, Kingston Lacy.  It is a large stately home that is set… Continue Reading “Easter Egg Hunting at Kingston Lacy”

Looking forward to the Easter break


It seems like half the country are on their Easter holidays already and I am slightly miffed that mine don’t break up from school until Thursday as I am itching to get outside and have some outdoor fun. I am currently stalking the MET Office website daily to see what the weather will be doing over the bank holiday weekend – if only these weathermen had the psychic ability to tell us exactly what the weather would be doing far in… Continue Reading “Looking forward to the Easter break”

Cadbury Eggsplorers Easter Egg Trail

Cadbury Eggsplorers Easter Egg Trail

Over a quarter of a million Cadbury Eggheads are being delivered to National Trust properties ahead of the annual Cadbury Eggsplorers Easter Egg Trails taking place over 3rd-6th April. National Trust staff have taken delivery of 21.5 tonnes of chocolate eggs for the event. With thousands of eggs to store, staff have been getting creative about where to conceal the eggs so no one finds them before Easter. Temporary locations include inside of grandfather clocks, pianos, vases and bookcases. The… Continue Reading “Cadbury Eggsplorers Easter Egg Trail”