The following journal entries provide a record of some of the holidays, trips and days out enjoyed by the site authors, in order to gather information and photographs for the site. Click on the links below to view completed pages:

2018 Cardiff, Llanelli, Twickenham, Kew Gardens, Hampton-court, Hatfield House, Wittlesey, Chatteris, York, Newbiggin by the Sea, Anwick, Morpeth, Lindisfarne, Amble, Filey, Bridlington
September 2017 Watchet, Taunton, Dunster, Minehead, Avebury
March 2017 Banbury, Stony Stratford
November 2016 Lincoln
September 2016 Burnham Market, Castle Acre
August 2016 Liverpool, Bicester
July 2016 March, Downham Market
April 2016 Wisbech, Spalding
September 2015 Derby, Belper, Matlock, Matlock Bath
August 2015 Anglesey, Beaumaris, Bangor
June 2015 Winchester, Southampton, Lechlade-on-Thames, Burford
March 2015 Lavenham, Sudbury
July 2014 Southend, Portsmouth
June 2014 Elstow
April 2014 Grantham, Market Rasen
September 2013 Newark-on-Trent
August 2013 Cornwall: Truro, St Austell, Charlestown, Port Isaac, Roche, Wadebridge. Devon: Sourton, Tavistock, Princetown, Totnes. Wiltshire: Marlborough.
July 2013 Stourbridge, Bridgenorth.
June 2013 Cotswolds: Bath, Bampton, Bilbury, Buscot, Witney.
June 2013 Cambs: Upwood.
June 2013 London: Regents Park, Little Venice, Regents Canal
May 2013 Suffolk: Aldeburge, Beckles, Bungay, Diss, Snape, Southwold, Oulton Broad.
April 2013 Norfolk: Thetford, Hunstanton, Houghton Hall.
March 2013 London: London Museum, St Paul's.
January 2013 Luton.
October 2012 London: Tate Gallery, Battersea Park, Imperial War Museum
September 2012 Rochester
August 2012 London: Kensington Museums.
July 2012 Abington, Swindon, Highclere Castle, Newbury.
June 2012 Yorkshire Dales: Three Peaks, Hawes, Clitheroe.
May 2012 South Coast: Salisbury, Weymouth, Littlesea, Portland, Abbotsbury, Lyme Regis, Bridport, Dorchester, Tolpuddle, New Forest.
April 2012 Scotland - Highlands: Achnagairn House, Strone, Nairn
March 2012 Nuneaton, Worcester, Malvern, Ledbury, Monmouth, Chepstow, Caerleon, Reading and Henley-on-Thames.
February 2012 Wimpole Hall (Cambs).
January 2012 Shuttleworth Collection (Bedfordshire).
October 2011 King's Lynn, Hunstanton.
September 2011 Penzance, Marazion, Hayle, Burnham on Sea.
August 2011 Grimsthorpe Castle.
April 2011 Hexham, Hadrian's Wall, Stirling, Fort William, Loch Ness, Drumnadrochit, Culloden, Cairngorms, Tomintoul, St Andrews, Yorkshire, Harrogate.
March 2011 Hyde Hall, Chelmsford, Springfields (Spalding).
February 2011 Birmingham, Stamford.
November 2010 London Covent Garden, Hertford, Sandy.
November 2010 Weekend in London
October 2010 Bourne, Melton Mowbray, St Neots, Kettering, Peterborough.
September 2010 Hitchin, Letchworth, Stevenage, Cambridge, Chesterton Windmill, Bourton, Morton, Stow, Cirencester, Weston-Super-Mare, Cornwall, Glastonbury, Swindon, Lacock, Market Bosworth, Shenton, Market Harborough, Corby, Southwick, Dean, Kirby Hall, Rockingham, Rugby, Fotheringhay, Duxford, Boston, Crowland, Spalding, Alford, Spilsby, Bolingbroke, East Kirkby, Coningsby, Horncastle, Mablethorpe, Somersby, Louth, Legbourne, Lincoln.
August 2010 Southwold, Chatteris, Ely, Ramsey, Tick Fen, Wicken, Skegness, Tattershall, Birmingham, Anglesey & North Wales, Bradgate Park & Leicester, Loughborough, Woodhouse Eaves, Ruddington, Mansfield, Newstead Abbey, Chesterfield, Derwent Water, West Yorkshire, Creswell Crags, Sherwood Forest, Bury St Edmonds, Exning, Newmarket, Windsor, Eton, Amersham, Berkhamsted, St Albans, Harringworth, Barrowden, Lyddington, Oakham, Rutland Water, Uppingham.
July 2010 Wansford, Yarwell, Saffron Walden, Littlebury, Greenwich, City of London (Westminster), Abbots Ripton, Hemmingford Abbots, Hemmingford Grey, Bedford, Kimbolton.
June 2010 Lichfield, Oundle, Stilton, Chepstow, Forest of Dean, Gloucester, Cornwall & Devon, Cheltenham, Cotswolds, Painswick, Somerset, Leamington, Stratford, Evesham, Warwick.

May 2010 King Street Cambridgeshire.

April 2010 Stanford Hall, Atherstone, Fenny Drayton, Highham, Southorpe, Barnack, Burghley Walk, Stamford, Water Newton.

March 2010 Godmanchester and Huntingdon.

December 2009 Brighton

October 2009 Shaws Corner

August 2009 Cornwall Trip: Falmouth, St Ives, Par, Fowey, Dartmouth, Portishead, Bristol

August 2009 Witham, Colchester

July 2009 Charlecote Park, Stratford-Upon-Avon

June 2009 Houghton Mill, Avebury

May 2009 Kent and Sussex gardens: Claremont, Nymans, Polesden Lacey, Sheffield Park, Sissinghurst

April 2009 Scotland Trip: Edinburgh, Inverness, Isle of Sky

March 2009 Stoke Bruerne, Foxton Locks, Nasby battle field

February 2009 Anglesey Abbey, St Ives (Cambs)

November 2007 South Wales

June 2008 Norfolk, Castle Acre, Cley Next the Sea, Sherringham

October 2006 Twycross Zoo

September 2006 Malvern, Hinckley, Bedworth, Nuneaton

August 2006 Ashby-de-la-Zouch, North Wales

June 2006 Coventry, Lyveden, Kenilworth

May 2006 Rochester, Battle, Hastings, Rye, Bodiam Castle

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