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Slimbridge, Gloucestershire

Slimbridge Wetland Centre Gloucestershire flamingos

Slimbridge Wetland Centre is a great day out for grown ups and children alike; get up close to flamingos, otters, swans, geese and ducks as well as all manner of visiting birds on their migration. Just off the M5, near Stroud...

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Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire

Bradford on Avon town bridge

I fell in love with Bradford on Avon the moment I saw it. This pretty Wiltshire town, 20 minutes south west of Bath, is now my home, so I've spent hours exploring it. Here are my favourite things to do in...

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Red Barn Farm Shop, Somerset

Red Barn Farm Shop Yeovil Somerset

I stumbled upon the Red Barn Farm Shop purely by chance on my way out of Yeovil. Who knew such a gorgeous little shop was tucked away down a pretty country lane just 10 minutes from the A303? Opposite the...

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Dyrham Park, Gloucestershire

Dyrham Park Gloucestershire

Every time I go to Dyrham Park, I’m struck afresh by its beauty. The entrance to the estate, off the A46, is elevated above the house, so that at first you can’t really see much at all. Then, as you...

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Frome Independent Market, Somerset

Frome Independent Market - flower stall

Frome Independent Market is a bustling pop up market on the first Sunday of the month between April and December. It is an incredible example of what happens when a community comes together to reclaim the high street. The whole of...

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What’s on in the West Country this week (1 Sept 2016)

Bridport Hat Festival Dorset

There is so much going on this week in the West Country including agricultural shows, festivals of local culture, cider, music, craft, food and even hats, outdoor theatre productions, cliff top shepherding and walking festivals in beautiful scenery. Here’s our...

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