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Westfield House Farm Shepherd's huts
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Shepherd Hut Glamping at Westfield House Farm, Northumberland

Staying in one of Westfield Farm's Shepherd Huts for the weekend is right up there in my list of favourite things I've done so far this year. Our 2 night stay in Eyebright, was the most relaxing, gorgeous little getaway and one that I really needed. Located up in Northumberland, a short drive from both Rothbury and Thropton, Westfield Farm is a beautiful location amo[...]

Go Ape Treetop Challenge at Matfen Hall
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Go Ape Treetop Challenge at Matfen Hall

This was something we looked at doing when we were in the Lake District last month, but couldn’t get booked on to, so when the invite to visit Go Ape at Matfen Hall landed in my inbox we were signed up and booked on within about ten minutes. We went along to Go Ape Treetop Challenge at Matfen Hall on Friday morning to give it a go. read more[...]

Rustic afternoon tea at St Mary’s Inn
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Rustic Afternoon Tea at St Mary’s Inn, Morpeth

Ahead of my visit to St Mary's Inn at the weekend, I knew two things. The first, they apparently do a lovely Sunday dinner, and secondly, it's a converted hospital turned pub that's currently being built around by a new housing estate. I was invited to try their rustic afternoon tea, so on Saturday afternoon I took my mum along with me to see what it was like. rea[...]

Benefits of Air BnB and The Morpeth Apartment
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Benefits of Air BnB & The Morpeth Apartment

After weeks of long working hours, weekends on the go, and spending what felt like 90% of my life in airports, we decided last weekend that we needed a break to relax and get away for a couple of days. We couldn't go far, and after my really lovely visit to the Morpeth Apartment just before Christmas, it seemed the perfect place to escape for the weekend. Thankfully[...]

Slaley Hall Winter Showcase
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Slaley Hall Winter Showcase

When I used to live in Gosforth with my lovely friend turned family member Rachael, a festive evening decorating the tree (not a pleasant experience for her, I'm like Monica), eating mince pies and watching Christmas films was a tradition in out house/flat. So when I was invited to Slaley Hall Christmas showcase last week she was the perfect person to take along to en[...]