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Destination guide: Cairngorms National Park, Scotland

Heading up to the Scottish Highlands, with its beautifully rugged landscape and snow capped peaks, was a wonderful experience for us during the Easter holidays. We spent a lot of our time within the Cairngorms National Park as it is not only picturesque but also has lots to offer in terms of family attractions and […]

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A postcard from… The Strathspey Railway, Scotland (April 2017)

Images taken at the Strathspey Railway. April 2017. During our recent trip to Scotland, we treated ourselves to an indulgent afternoon tea on board a steam train. Departing from Aviemore, the train took us on a very picturesque journey through the Cairngorms National Park, passing through Boat of Garten and on to Broomhill Station, while […]

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A year in photos: 7th May 2017

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A postcard from… the Highland Wildlife Park, Scotland (April 2017)

Images taken at Highland Wildlife Park. April 2017. As annual members of our local Marwell Zoo in Hampshire, we can gain free entry to a number of other UK zoos for one visit per year. Included in those is the Highland Wildlife Park, so we took the opportunity to visit on our recent trip to […]

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A postcard from… Hinton Ampner, Hampshire (April 2017)

Images taken at Hinton Ampner. April 2017. Towards the end of the Easter holidays we visited Hinton Ampner, a National Trust property in Hampshire. It’s one of those places we’ve been meaning to visit for ages as it’s so close to home and we’re so glad we finally went along as it was a lovely […]

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A year in photos: 30th April 2017

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A postcard from… Cairngorm Mountain Funicular Railway, Scotland (April 2017)

Images taken at Cairngorm Mountain. April 2017. The funicular railway (an inclined track where one vehicle goes up and the other goes down at the same time, counterbalancing each other) transported us up the Cairngorm mountain to the top station and the Ptarmigan restaurant, where we warmed up with a slice of cake and hot […]

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A postcard from… Cairngorm Reindeer hill trip, Scotland (April 2017)

Images taken at Cairngorm Reindeer Centre hill trip. April 2017. This was one of the visits I’d most been looking forward to on our recent trip to Scotland, and it certainly didn’t disappoint. The Cairngorm reindeer herd is Britain’s only free-ranging herd and was introduced to the Cairngorms from Sweden in 1952, the sub-arctic qualities […]

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Bluebells in Hampshire

Images taken at: Row 1 – Broomy Inclosure, Linwood, New Forest Row 2 – Itchen Valley Country Park, near Eastleigh Row 3 – Exbury Gardens, New Forest Row 4 – Hinton Ampner, Alresford   Other nearby locations to find bluebells: Micheldever Wood, near Winchester Roydon Woods, near Brockenhurst Stoke Park Woods, near Eastleigh Upperford Copse, […]

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A year in photos: 23rd April 2017

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