Glenfinnan Monument and Viaduct

Glenfinnan Monument and Viaduct

As you may have noticed, I do like to save money at any opportunity, so imagine how pleased I was that we could use our National Trust membership in Scotland! The Glenfinnan Monument and the visitor centre is run by the National Trust

Review: Coalasnacon Caravan and Camping Park

Review: Coalasnacon Caravan and Camping Park

Quite possibly the most beautiful campsite in the world… When we told people we were going camping in Scotland in July we were met with more than a few raised eyebrows. Didn’t we know about the midges? What were we

Aira Force

Aira Force

We also squeezed in a visit to the impressive Aira Force while in the area. This 65ft waterfall is well worth a look. There’s an easy walk through serene woodland to reach the falls which is great for families. It also makes

Ullswater continued…

Ullswater continued…

We enjoyed a couple of lovely short walks around Ullswater and even managed to make good use of our National Trust membership at the same time! For our first outing we drove around to Patterdale and parked opposite The Patterdale

Review: Waterside House Campsite,Ullswater

Review: Waterside House Campsite,Ullswater

The first stop on our 10 day tour last summer was a long weekend in the Lake District. Last time we had camped at Great Langdale, so this year decided to explore a different area. After some thorough internet research

Sorry it's been so long…

Sorry it's been so long…

Just as I was getting to grips with this blogging lark and The Helpful Hiker was starting to get quite interesting (and dare I say it, quite helpful), as is often the case, life got in the way. 2014 was