Postcards

Kids' City entrance at the Thinktank
Thinktank

Thinktank The Christmas holidays gave rise to lovely long relaxed days playing games or going for walks, and also to days out with friends to attractions that can sometimes be…

Inside of the National Space Centre
National Space Centre

National Space Centre Boasting the largest planetarium in the UK, an impressive 42m Rocket Tower and interactive displays throughout, the National Space Centre in Leicester is a perfect day out…

Castle Street road sign with castle in background
Warwick Castle

Warwick Castle I love living in the Midlands. What it lacks in a sea view or mountain range it makes up for with easy access to a vast number of places around…

Abbey Pumping Station entrance
Abbey Pumping Station

Abbey Pumping Station Nestled next to the National Space Centre, the Abbey Pumping Station in Leicester is a delightful attraction for all the family. Originally opened in 1891, it is…

Tulips and hyacinths in a park
Royal Leamington Spa

Royal Leamington Spa My birth town of Leamington (as it is known locally) has a very interesting history. Originally recorded as Lamintone, and later called Leamington Priors (after the River…

The entrance to Redwings Horse and Donkey sanctuary in Oxhill
Redwings – Oxhill

Redwings – Oxhill Nestled in the Warwickshire countryside is this friendly horse, pony and donkey sanctuary. A haven for nearly 90 of these wonderful equines, it makes for a special…

Lake at Clumber Park, Nottinghamshire
Clumber Park

Clumber Park Once part of the legendary Sherwood Forest, and now owned by the National Trust, Clumber Park makes a beautiful setting for a wonderful family day out. It has…

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