Graven Hill Woods

Graven Hill Woods

I’ve always wondered about access to the woods on the top of the hill even before Graven hill estate was built. One thing this lockdown has been good for is doorstep exploration. Graven hill woods has become our favourite doorstep walks now and the kids love it. This land is Read more…

Boarstall duck decoy

Boarstall Duck Decoy

Well now wasn’t this a pleasant surprise. Boarstall duck decoy is around 15 mins away from where I live. Its a national trust site and we are National trust members (money well spent). However I’ve put off visiting here for well as long as I’ve known it was there. Mostly Read more…

Harcourt Arboretum Annual pass

Harcourt Arboretum

What a pleasant surprise Harcourt Arboretum was. Yesterday was a totally unplanned, last min, kid free visit. I’ve been after having a walk around some bluebell woods since they came out. I had planned to go to a National Trust place but the husbeast had buggered off out with my Read more…

Wytham Woods

Wytham Great Wood

Met up with a friend at the elusive Wytham Great Wood and boy wasn’t it great. Although i feel like I’ve been bench pressing a Bevy of swans. A bevy of swans has zero relevance to this review but i only recently learned that a group of swans is called Read more…

Woodland Map

Onto the next one. I’m back again with yet another hand map for you. this time its a woodland map for when you just want to blow away the cobwebs, Get some fresh air or just knacker the kids out.  Woodland walks are one of the Family Tickets favourite days Read more…

Snowdrop walks.

Not going to lie i had no idea that Snowdrop walks were a thing. I knew about the bluebell woods and walks but no idea about snowdrop walks. This year I’m going to fully embrace it mostly because it fits in with this years theme of being Frugal.  Talking of Read more…

Wendover woods Gruffalo trail

Wendover woods

When does a woods become a forest? Is there a difference? In my head a woods is smaller than a forest. If this is true then why the hell isn’t Wendover woods a forest? It’s bloody huge! I have heard of Wendover woods before but in my head it was Read more…